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Congratulations to Dr. Boyd White

This weekend the Canadian Society for Education in the Arts (CSEA) honored Dr. Boyd White in Halifax, NS as an honorary lifetime member of CSEA for his (over) 40 years of service to this organization.  He was also appointed Director of Publications, and so I would like to extend my congratulations to him for his life-long commitment to arts in education.

Mindy R. Carter

Published: 27Oct2014

Bumps in the Road in Graduate Supervision: A conflict resolution discussion (GPS 410)

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As a professor, supervising graduate students is in most cases very rewarding. However, the supervisory experience can present professors with many challenges including conflict and at times, ineffective resolution of such conflict. If you would like to learn new strategies to improve communication with supervisees, you might be interested in training in conflict resolution, and in learning how to communicate expectations and responsibilities.

Howard Gardner Speaks to Full House at Sheraton

Celebrated author and professor in Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, Dr. Howard Gardner’s appearance at Montreal’s Sheraton Centre was an unmitigated success. Over two hundred in attendance, largely educators and devotees of Dr. Gardner’s books, were treated to a lecture on the subject of Gardner’s newest, The App Generation.

Published: 23Oct2014

PATH’s First Annual Symposium

The McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH) presented their first annual symposium on Friday, October 3rd at the McGill Faculty Club. Entitled Making Connections, the Centre’s inaugural seminar event gathered prominent researchers from McGill and elsewhere who have an interest in studying the relationship between physical activity and health across a broad spectrum of healthy and diseased states.

Attendees were treated to presentations by members of the research centre and PATH partners including Dr.

Published: 17Oct2014

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:

Published: 6Oct2014

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!

Published: 3Oct2014

Dr. Mindy Carter Publishes Book: “The Teacher Monologues”

Dr. Mindy Carter’s new book “The Teacher Monologues – Exploring the Identities and Experiences of Artist-Teachers” was recently launched by Sense Publishers.

Published: 16Jul2014

MATL Capstone Projects Vernissage

10Jul201417:00
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Education Building 3700 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

The graduating Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning (MATL) students will be presenting their Capstone projects during our annual Vernissage which will take place in the Education Building Lobby this Thursday, July 10, 2014, from 5-7pm. T

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: 2Jul2014

PhD Student Arzina Zaver Represents Graduate Students at CATE

Congrats to Arzina Zaver on recently being named a Graduate Student Representative for the Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE). Arzina’s role will include planning the graduate student session at the annual Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) conference.

Published: 20Jun2014

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