Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Dr. Howard Gardner speaks on the ways in which digital technologies shape and effect young people’s identity, imagination and intimacy.
The Chapters bookstore at Stanley and Ste. Catherine will be closed and transformed into a Victoria’s Secret lingerie store.
... Despite the upgrades, bookstores are on their way out, said McGill business and technology professor Jui Ramaprasad.
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The 2013-14 PhD Pro-seminar class will be holding a symposium entitled "The End of Innovation? Moving Education Research Forward in the New Millennium" on March 25th and April 8th, from 5:45pm to 8:15pm in the Coach House.
All are welcome to join us for exciting presentations, snacks and refreshments!
This is a great opportunity to get a glimpse at the interesting research first-year PhD students are pursuing.
Starting on February 10, you may receive an email invitation
to participate in one of two surveys on technology:
1) The McGill IT Services surveys (separate versions for students, faculty and staff) include questions specific to the services provided centrally by McGill, and
2)The EDUCAUSE Center for Academic Research (ECAR) surveys (separate versions for st
Prof. Ferraris will present his work on Postmodernism and Realism this tuesday.
The talk will examine four theses:
The first (relativism) is a critique of post-modern assumption that reality as a whole is socially constructed, this thesis has given a distorted view of the media as omnipotent manufacturers of reality;
The second (new realism) is the thesis that a fundamental layer of reality exists independently of media, but also our minds;
January 28, 2013 - A revolutionary technology has the ability to detect and diagnose Alzheimer’s disease with unprecedented accuracy. The computerized technique known as SNIPE analyzes magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to capture patterns of atrophy specific to the disease in brain structures, specifically the hippocampus and entorhinal cortex. Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is still an inexact science, relying mainly on the patient's symptoms and performance on memory tests.