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Required Components of Course Outlines and the Regulations Governing Student Assessments

For information about the required components of course outlines, the regulations governing student assessments (including multiple-choice examinations and midterm and final examinations) and University examination regulations,  please see the following websites: Required Components of Course Outlines www.mcgill.ca/tls/teaching/course-design/outline

Classified as : Staff, Faculty
Published on : 05 Dec 2014

Course Evaluations for Fall 2014

Default Period: Wednesday, November 12 to Sunday, December 21, 2014 Condensed Period: Wednesday, November 12 to Sunday, December 7, 2014 (click here to view units that are following the condensed period) Click here to complete your course evaluations in Minerva

Published on : 14 Nov 2014

Free access to MS Office 365 ProPlus for faculty & staff, starting in December

Starting in December 2014*, Microsoft will begin offering McGill faculty and staff members FREE access to Office 365 ProPlus. This offering includes the Office 2013 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office apps, and will replace the current Microsoft Work at Home program.

Published on : 29 Oct 2014

MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year. More than 32,000 people from 160 countries, with an average age of 35 (a bit younger than normal) signed up for the MOOC. Almost 1,800 people completed all elements of the course, and another 7,000 people completed at least one assignment or test.

Published on : 02 Jul 2014

Heartbleed: reset your McGill Password

In April, we emailed you about the Heartbleed vulnerability and its potential impact on McGill. All of McGill’s central IT systems have been evaluated, and updates were applied where needed. As a final precaution, we strongly encourage you to change your McGill Password without delay.  If you are a McGill staff member, you are required to change your password.

Published on : 14 May 2014

Focus on Teaching: How do you write an influential reference letter?

Find the latest issue of the Focus on Teaching info-bulletin here: https://www.mcgill.ca/tls/teaching/focus

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 14 Sep 2011

Introduction to Course Design and Teaching Workshop

Would you like to design or redesign one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Join a group of fellow faculty members led by facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services to discuss strategies for course design and teaching that focus on enhancing student learning.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 22 Mar 2011

New Active Learning Classrooms

Education 627 and Burnside 511 are two Active Learning Classrooms recently built at McGill. These classrooms help foster student-faculty interaction, active and collaborative learning, and a supportive campus environment.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 26 Oct 2009

Winners of the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching

The Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching, established to recognize excellence in teaching and its importance to the academic experience of students at McGill University, is traditionally awarded at Fall Convocation at the Faculty Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Full Professor ranks.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 22 Oct 2009

Nominations for the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Deadline: June 1, 2009

The Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching, established to recognize excellence in teaching and its importance to the academic experience of students at McGill University, is traditionally awarded at Fall Convocation at the Faculty Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Full Professor ranks.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 22 Apr 2009

Introduction to Course Design Workshop on February 13, 2009

Are you a new professor at McGill? Would you like to find out more about how to plan a course? Learn about effective course design strategies at the Introduction to Course Design Workshop on Friday February 13, 2009.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 05 Feb 2009

Weston Fellowship in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Deadline: March 3, 2009

Fellowship for graduate students in any Faculty interested in conducting research on university teaching and learning. Deadline: March 3, 2009.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 05 Feb 2009