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Outage of PeopleSoft Applications on September 20

The outage is required to accommodate the implementation of PeopleSoft HCM PUM 34. When: Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 Outage window: 7 – 11 p.m. From the ERP Business…

New learning community: Wins, Worries and Animal Cams

Teaching and Learning Services is hosting two new learning communities on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons this fall. These communities are meant to provide a space to share our…

PeopleSoft HCM update

Human Resources is pleased to announce the upcoming update of PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) on Monday, September 21. The new version provides more homepage tiles to present…

eLearning Office – Adding users to your course

While the integration between Peoplesoft and Blackboard usually automatically handles who is in your course, you may occasionally need to add or remove someone manually. This video describes…

Reminder: Code of Conduct training

At the end of February 2020, MacEwan University’s Employees’ Code of Conduct online course was launched. The purpose of this course is to facilitate a common understanding of…

Interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and research – Sept. 21

MacEwan faculty and staff are invited to participate in a virtual session, led by Dr. Rickard Enstroem, on interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and learning, and research. This session…

eLearning Office – Organizing your Blackboard course

Is your Blackboard course looking a little disorganized? Here are some simple tips to tidy up: Remove any outdated items/links on the course menu Group relevant items/links with…

eLearning Office – Online learning tips for students

Online learning might be new to many new and returning students; the eLearning office has put together several relevant resources to help you (to help your students) to…

eLearning Office – New Collaborate and Kaltura intro

We hear that many faculty members are incorporating synchronous learning via Collaborate in their courses, and some have been asking students to submit video assignments and presentations, so…

eLearning Office – What are your students seeing?

What you see as an instructor in Blackboard is different than what your students are seeing. Fortunately, Blackboard offers the “student preview” function so that you can temporarily…

Human Rights and Accessibility Policy and Procedure session – Sept. 18

This WebEx session on September 18 from 10 to 11 a.m. will cover recent changes to the Human Rights and Accessibility policy suite. Access and Disability Resources, the…

mstore now open in store and online

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re doing things a bit differently this year to protect MacEwan’s students, staff and faculty. There are three ways you can shop…

Introducing Grammarly Premium at MacEwan

MacEwan Library is providing free access to Grammarly Premium for current students, faculty and staff. This software will help you improve your grammar and find ways to make…

MacEwan Residence open and ready to serve 300+ students

After several months of planning and adjusting processes and protocols MacEwan Residence opened its doors last week to nearly 300 students. This year will look a lot different…

Let’s get the (block) party started!

Every year we host a welcome back barbecue for all MacEwan and NorQuest students, staff and the downtown community, but things are different this year so we’ve decided…

Invite guests to video calls in Microsoft Teams

Faculty and staff can invite external guests who do not have Microsoft accounts (i.e., unauthenticated users) to join video calls in MS Teams. Guests can request to join…

Library news: “The Challenges of Online Textbook Access”

As we approach the Fall 2020 semester, MacEwan Library is working hard to provide access to our Textbook Collection. The majority of textbooks we have on reserve are…

Food Services: Outlets and hours of operation for Fall 2020

Beginning  Tuesday, September 8, Food Services will have multiple retail outlets open for the return of classes. Due to reduced campus traffic, some outlets, such as Towers Pub…

Fresh pizza in three minutes?!

There’s something new on campus this September. On the second floor of the Robbins Health Learning Centre, look for the  PizzaForno kiosk behind the stairs. Fresh pizza made…

Responsive MacEwan.ca website: First pages live

The first pages rebuilt in the new mobile-friendly design — program web segments — are now live. The new website layout has stronger visual components and streamlined content…

Policy Feedback: New Responding to Harassment and Violence Procedure

A new Responding to Harassment and Violence Procedure is being proposed to accompany the new Harassment and Violence Policy. The procedure has been posted for feedback on the…

Term loan laptops now available for faculty

Faculty can now request the use of a laptop from Technology Support. Please be sure to talk with your program chair first as they will need to approve…

MAG: Visit us this fall

The MAG is excited to announce that regular gallery hours will resume with the launch of our latest exhibition, It’s About Time: Dancing Black in Canada 1900 –…

Follow SCE on social media for PD updates

Follow the School of Continuing Education on social media to stay up to date on the latest professional development courses, new programs, upcoming events, our instructors and more….

Policy feedback: New Harassment and Violence Policy

A new Harassment and Violence Policy is being proposed to replace the current Harassment Policy and Violence in the Workplace Policy. The policies have been posted for feedback…

MAG: A week of collaborative projects

As the MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship program comes to an end, each of our mentee-mentor teams are concluding their four-month mentorships with a collaborative project. Not only is…

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