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New Scholarships, Fellowships Exalt Arts Education

The P. Lantz Scholarships and Fellowships for Excellence in Education and the Arts are two new opportunities within the Faculty of Education for students in the field of arts education. These endowments are a reflection of donor Pauline Lantz’s (M.Ed 1975) strong belief in the import of arts and music education to the formation of the individual and the community at large.

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Published on : 29 Oct 2014

Congrats to ECP's Award Recipients!

Join the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology in congratulating the 2013-2014 ECP recipients of the Judy A. Bryant Memorial Award and the Judy Fish Award in Inclusive Education. Judy A. Bryant Memorial Award: Xueran Han, M.Ed. in Educational Psychology, General Educational Psychology Project concentration

Published on : 10 Oct 2014

Education Engages with the Community

While the Faculty of Education’s Community Engagement Day is now behind us, many of the organizations that came to meet students in our lobby on September 22nd are still seeking volunteers:

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Published on : 06 Oct 2014

ECP's Professor Steven Shaw Interviewed on CJAD 800

The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Steven Shaw discusses easing children back to school on the Andrew Carter Morning Show, CJAD 800. Listen here!

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Published on : 03 Oct 2014

Professor Derevensky Appointed a Member MELS Advisory Board on English Education

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was recently appointed as a member of the Advisory Board on English Education under the Ministre de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.

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Published on : 25 Sep 2014

ECP's Professor Muis Interviewed on CTV News

Dr. Krista Muis, Associate Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed on CTV News on using the new active learning technique in the classroom, using technology. Watch the full interview on CTV News.

Published on : 08 Sep 2014

ECP's Prof. Muis in Globe and Mail

Dr. Krista Muis, Associate Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Learning Science Program was recently interviewed in the Globe and Mail about active learning, as opposed to the the traditional approach in classrooms.

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Published on : 21 Aug 2014

ECP Welcomes Professors Eve-Marie Quintin and Marina Milyavskaya

Dr. Eve-Marie Quintin will be joining the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology in August 2014 as an Assistant Professor in School/Applied Child Psychology. Dr. Quintin holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from the Université du Québec à Montréal. She worked as Postdoctoral Researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Psychology, and is a registered psychologist and neuropsychologist through the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec.

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Published on : 06 Aug 2014

ECP's Professor Burack Interviewed in the Canadian Jewish News

Dr. Jacob Burack, Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently interviewed in Canadian Jewish News for his research in the development of attention and cognition among typically developing children, persons with autism, and persons with specific syndromes associated with intellectual disabilities.

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Published on : 04 Jun 2014

ECP's Dr. Bruce Shore Receives the 2014 CCGSE Mentorship Award

Dr. Bruce Shore, Professor Emeritus, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was honored with the 2014 Canadian Committee for Graduate Students in Education (CCGSE) Mentorship Award.

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Published on : 12 May 2014

Tanya Chichekian, ECP Student, receives Recognition Award from the Canadian Association for Teacher Education

Tanya Chichekian, a Doctoral Candidate in the Leanring Sciences program, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently honored with a Recognition Award from the Canadian Asssociation for Teacher Education (CATE) for her Doctoral dissertation's contribution to research on teacher education in Canada, entitled "Self-Efficiancy for Inquiry-Based Instruction" Surviving the Leap from Student-Teacher to an Inquiry-Oriented Novice Teacher".

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Published on : 08 May 2014

An ECP Undergraduate Course Assignment Gone Viral! #McGillHappy

A class assignment in ECP's undergraduate course offering, EDPT 200 - Integrating Educational Technology in Classrooms, shared on YouTube has received over 50,000 hits and is now featured on McGill's front page as one of the top stories! Our course lecturer, Sam Bruzzese, was happy to share this video with us of his student's work. If this doesn't put a smile on your face, we don't know what will! Enjoy! #McGillHappy

Published on : 02 May 2014

Chiara Perico and Vanessa Bao received Best Oral Presentation Awards

Congratulations to Chiara Perico, MA Student, and Vanessa Bao, PhD Student, in School/Applied Child Psychology and members of Dr. Armando Bertone’s PNLab, received “Best oral presentation awards” at the annual research meetings of the FRSQ-funded Vision Research Network and Neuropsychology and Cognition Research Centers this past year!

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Published on : 25 Mar 2014

ECP's Dr. Shore Publishes Book "The graduate advisor handbook: A student-centered approach"

Dr. Bruce M. Shore, Emeritus Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology recently published a new book titled "The graduate advisor handbook: A student-centered approach".

Published on : 12 Mar 2014

Dr. Muis Receives Richard E. Snow Award for Early Contributions

Dr. Krist Muis, Associate Professor, in the the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology recently received the Richard E. Snow Award from the American Psychological Association, divison 15 (Educational Psychology). The Richard E. Snow Award is given to an individual who has made a significant early career contribution. Congratulations Dr. Muis!

Published on : 05 Mar 2014