Teaching team-effectiveness in large classes

PhD Candidate, Patricia Sheridan, and her supervisors, Greg Evans and Doug Reeve have published a study with the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario on Teaching Team-effectiveness in Large Classes. Based on research conducted with the first-year Engineering Science class in Winter 2012, this report outlines the differences in the effects of structured and unstructured… Read more »

Workplace practices for leadership development of engineers

On March 10th, 2016 ILead hosted their second Community of Practice conference of the year, “Workplace Practices for Leadership Development of Engineers”. Students, ILead staff, and engineering professionals gathered to discuss current research and industry practices with respect to engineering leadership education, transitions to the workplace, and making an effort to understand generational differences and… Read more »

The City Game: a competitive team building experience

ILead presents the next chapter in its Leadership Lab series, The City Game. The City Game is a hands-on, competitive, team-building experience providing an opportunity for like-minded engineering students to work together to tackle significant societal issues. The event will be facilitated by Shakil Choudhury: author, award-winning educator, and leadership expert at Anima Leadership. In… Read more »

Please welcome Albert Huynh!

Get to know Albert Huynh (CHEM1T2 + PEY), ILead’s new Leadership Education Specialist! What are the responsibilities of your role at ILead and what initiative are you most looking forward to participating in? I can’t pick a favourite initiative, but I’m excited to help unlock ILead’s potential to connect with our students. Particularly, I’ve come… Read more »

Success Stories from PhD Engineers and Scientists: PhD Panel

On January 13th, ILead Grad hosted a panel geared towards upcoming PhD Graduates. The panel boasted five PhD graduates with the intention of sharing their story of how they got to where they are now, their mindset at the end of their degree, and how to transition from an academic to industry setting successfully. The… Read more »

ILead on the Career Buzz radio show

Our very own Annie Simpson, Jordan Daniow and Albert Huynh were recently guests on the Career Buzz radio show on December 16, 2015, first broadcast on CIUT 89.5 FM in Toronto. Produced and hosted by Mark Franklin, president and practice leader of CareerCycles. Career Buzz aims to inspire, educate and entertain listeners in the area of… Read more »

ILead is hiring an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Engineering Leadership Education

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Engineering Leadership Education Job Field: Teaching Stream Faculty / Division: Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Department: Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto) Job Posting: Dec 10, 2015 Job Closing: Mar 01, 2016 Description: The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of… Read more »

Maximize your study time for exams with these handy tips!

Exam period has begun! To commemorate this momentous occasion, ILead has compiled some advice to help you get through this season stress-free! You are probably used to hearing the common tips associated with standard studying such as: keep a clean study space, stay hydrated, and get a good night’s rest. But ILead has put together some less common study tools, which… Read more »

Please welcome Jordan Daniow!

Get to know Jordan Daniow, ILead’s new Leadership Education Specialist! What are the responsibilities of your role at ILead and what initiative are you most looking forward to participating in? I will be responsible for the design and implementation of co-curricular programming like the Leadership Labs. I will also be involved in ILead’s interaction with… Read more »