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Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky Appointed Chair of Dept. of Educational & Counselling Psychology (ECP)

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky Appointed Chair of Educational & Counselling Psychology The Faculty of Education at McGill is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky has been appointed as Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 15 Jan 2015

ECP professors Körner, Hall awarded

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the 2014 Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching and the 2014 Faculty of Education Distinguished Teaching Award are Professors Annett Körner and Nathan Hall, respectively.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 13 Jan 2015

ECP's Victoria Talwar's research featured in the Onion :)

The Onion, an American digital media company and news satire organization, featured ECP's Professor Victoria Talwar's research this week in an article entitled, "Punishing Kids For Lying Actually Makes Them Lie More".  

Published on : 09 Jan 2015

Heath Research Team StressOFF Strategies for Teens Program

Professor Nancy Heath’s research team is delivering a face-to-face training of high school teachers and technicians using  a manualized program (StressOFF Strategies for Teens; SOS4Teens) which they developed. StressOFF uses  mindfulness-based stress management techniques. The training starts next week with a two-day session as part of a Ministère de l'éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS) Action Research Grant in partnership with the Lester B.

Published on : 07 Jan 2015

Punishing kids for lying just doesn’t work

Children more likely to tell the truth either to please an adult or because they believe it is the right thing to do   If you want your child to tell the truth, it’s best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. That’s what researchers discovered through a simple experiment involving 372 children between the ages of 4 and 8. How the experiment was done

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Published on : 12 Dec 2014

NEW: Free cloud storage for students via Microsoft OneDrive

Have you been wishing for more file storage space? Based on feedback from the IT Services 2014 student survey, you’re not alone. Well, you’ll be happy to receive this early holiday gift from IT Services. McGill students now have access to 1 TB FREE personal file space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage component of the Office 365 package.

Published on : 01 Dec 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

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!

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, ECP, CJAD 800
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.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, ECP
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.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, ECP
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.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, ECP
Published on : 04 Jun 2014