Faculty of Education news
Congratulations to all School of Information Studies faculty and Masters of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) students who presented at the 2012 EGSS Conference. View the full article for more information on presenters and topics.
SIS @ iConference: MLIS student Emily Kozinski & Dr. Carolyn Hank receive honour for poster "Removing Records Documenting Acts of Violence and Atrocities from the Archive"
Emily Kozinski, MLIS II student, presented a poster “Removing Records Documenting Acts of Violence and Atrocities from the Archive" (Emily Kozinski, McGill University; Carolyn Hank, McGill University) at the recent 2012 iConference in Toronto. The poster was among those which received the Best Poster Runners-Up mention.
Dr. Karyn Moffatt receives Young Network Investigator Award to research communication and information needs of families navigating hospice care
Dr Karyn Moffatt, School of Information Studies Assistant Professor, was awarded a Young Network Invesigator Award by the Graphics, Animation, and New Media Network of Centres of Excellence (GRAND-NCE) to support her work investigating the communication and information needs of families navigating hospice care.
McGill Faculty of Education Professor Shaheen Shariff has been named as one of four worldwide recipients of Facebook’s first Digital Citizenship research grants – a $50,000 (U.S.) award that will support her Define the Line project, designed to help reduce cyber-bullying and promote responsible digital citizenship.
A webcast is now available for the Bloomberg Manulife Prize Roundtable held January 12, 2012 with guest speaker and prize winner, Dr. Steven Blair, University of South Carolina.
As of December 28th, McGill’s license of Virus Barrier X will expire. Replacing it is Trend Micro’s Smart Surfing for Mac. Its features include antivirus, antispyware and web threat protection; additionally, it has built in parental controls, a spam blocker and a two-way firewall.
The annual Holiday Campaign, through the collaborative partnership of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University and the National Council on Problem Gambling in Washington, D.C., highlights the risks of giving lottery tickets and scratch cards as holiday gifts to minors.
We are now accepting proposals for DISE Talks! - a new forum for members of the DISE community, both students and faculty, to come together and share their work on research and/or pedagogy.
In the online world, few are aware that there's a fine line between teasing and criminal harassment. Fewer still know that lies or demeaning images posted on social media can become cyber-libel.
A McGill University research team led by Prof. Shaheen Shariff is launching a new website that will help define and discourage cyber-bullying, while encouraging socially responsible digital citizenship.
The Faculty of Education is proud to announce a newly approved graduate program in Teaching and Learning (MATL) leading to Quebec teacher certification. Application deadline is February 15th. Click this announcement for links to our website and a new McGill Reporter article featuring the program.
For the first time, online worldwide access to the McGill Graduate Certificates in Educational Leadership!
Courses for the two 15-credit Programs are offered online in real time so that students worldwide are connected directly with the instructor and in discussion with classmates for three hours per week over a 13-week semester. The completion of each certificate takes five semesters.
McGILL UNIVERSITY – Research Associate position in Learning Sciences, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology. Applications are invited for a research associate position for researchers interested in learning and engagement in technology rich learning environments.