The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology welcomes Professor Robert J. Vallerand as Chair of the Department. Dr. Vallerand joined the Department as a Full Professor and Chair today, August 1, 2013.
Dr. Victoria Talwar, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, weighs in for Parents Magazine's article about childrens lie-telling, "...the act of manipulating the truth for personal gain 'is a developmental milestone, much like learning to get dressed by yourself or to take turns.'"
Please visit Parents Magazine, to read to full online version of the article "The Truth About Lying".
Stephanie Mitelman, course lecturer in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was awarded the 2013 First Tracks Award for Innovation in Sexology! The honor was awarded by Honest Exchange, a New Jersey-based sexuality education consulting firm. The award recognizes Stephanie's ground-breaking sexuality education resources that address the learning styles of youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs).
Dr. Nathan Hall, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology(ECP), published his first book titled, "Emotion, Motivation, and Self-Regulation: A Handbook for Teachers", with co-author Dr. Thomas Goetz, Adjunct Professor in ECP.
Maureen Baron, a course lecturer with the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology for almost 10 years was interviewed on CBC's Daybreak Montreal.
Dr. Roger Azevedo, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) and Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology(ECP) recently published his book, titled "International Handbook of Metacognition and Learning Technologies".
Congratulations Dr. Azevedo!
The book also had a variety of ECP contributors:
Dr. Catherine Guastavino & SIS PhD graduate Guillaume Boutard guest edit journal on preservation of digital cultural artifacts
Les Cahiers du Numérique has published a special thematic issue on the preservation of digital cultural artifacts, prepared by School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Catherine Guastavino and recent PhD graduate Guillaume Boutard, guest editors.
View a summary of contents at Les Cahiers du Numérique, Vol. 8, No. 4 (2012).
Drs. Susanne Lajoie, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1), and Roger Azevedo, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1), of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology were interviewed on the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) YouTube Channel.
Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Canada Research Chair Tier 1 and Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology(ECP), and members of the Learning Environments Across Disciplines (LEADS) research group were featured in McGill's Headway magazine, spring 2013 issue, for their collaborative research to enhance learning through digital technology.
Dr. Nancy Heath, James McGill Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed in the Globe and Mail about her research on students stress when transitioning from elementary school to high school.
The Heath Research Team are now giving back to participating schools and students by offering a Stress Management workshop this year.