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by samantha summers – Date: July 29, 2020 @10:12 am

Once upon a time, online courses were a novelty. A department might have offered one online course per year, or perhaps a professor might have decided to offer sessions online when they couldn’t be present in-person. In any case, they were rare, and the majority of students at Canadian universities went their whole lives without […]

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by Eseohe Ojo – Date: May 20, 2020 @11:20 am

Guest Post: The Challenges of Live-Tweeting by Victoria Yang My introduction to live-tweeting occurred in 2013, when I was invited to my very first conference as a teenager. Although this was six years ago, I still remember that the email invitation prominently featured one question: what’s your Twitter handle? Delegates were encouraged to maintain an […]

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by Eseohe Ojo – Date: May 12, 2020 @10:54 am

We hope that you’re staying safe and healthy, complying by public health rules and regulations, and doing your best to get through these tough times in good spirits. Many of us are going to be studying and working from home for a while even as things reopen. This means that we’re not only closer to […]

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by Eseohe Ojo – Date: May 20, 2020 @11:20 am

Guest Post: What Can You Do About Fake Reviews: The Case of Sunday Riley by Carmen Wong To buy, or to not buy, that is the question…you check out the customer reviews to see what others are saying, but with so many reviews, both good and bad, to filter through, who do you believe and […]

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by samantha summers – Date: May 1, 2020 @10:34 pm

To quote every single email I have both sent and received in the past month, we are living in strange times. Many workplaces, schools, and friend groups have had their regular activities disrupted, and human contact is (temporarily) no longer an option. With nowhere else to go, the world has turned online. While there are […]

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