SCI888: Evidence-Based Innovation
This open-credit course is open to undergraduate students from any program at Toronto Metropolitan University, because multidisciplinary collaborations can lead to the extraordinary.
Frequently Asked Questions
Complete the form linked below. You are not able to enroll the traditional way through the student portal, but completing this form will have you enrolled through the department.
*This course will only be held online.
Traditionally, the class is structured to be two blocks of two hours (totaling four hours of class per week), which are primarily used for hands-on teamwork, guest speakers, professional development workshops, and class discussion. This structure might change depending on Toronto Metropolitan University's regulations around onlive versus in-person learning.
Grading for SCI888 relies on self and peer assessments based on a rubric that will be provided. These grades will then be confirmed by the instructor.
There are no prerequisites however SCI888 is open only to students in their second academic year or higher.
SCI888 is an open-elective course, although in most cases, students may convert the credit into professionally-related (PR), with approval from their program director.
[This course cannot be credited as a liberal elective.]
We have worked with many partners including The Government of Canada, AquaHacking, Oxford Properties, CCI BioEnergy, and Nature knows, among others!
These opportunities for change welcome involvement from all of our community members! If you're interested in getting involved in any capacity, email our Director and course facilitator, Camila at firstname.lastname@example.org