From twitter to blogging, social media platforms can be effective in the classroom: these tools can increase communication skills, student participation, help link classroom experiences to the real-world, and facilitate collaboration. This workshop is meant for any instructor at McGill, from TAs to lecturers and Professors.
The 2013-14 PhD Pro-seminar class will be holding a symposium entitled "The End of Innovation? Moving Education Research Forward in the New Millennium" on March 25th and April 8th, from 5:45pm to 8:15pm in the Coach House.
All are welcome to join us for exciting presentations, snacks and refreshments!
This is a great opportunity to get a glimpse at the interesting research first-year PhD students are pursuing.
The Department is excited to welcome Dr. Lisa Starr to McGill. Dr. Starr moved to DISE from the University of Victoria, and is going to be strongly focused on teacher education. She is experienced in this area and completed her PhD on the topic, so will be well-placed to help us think about how to evolve our programs.
We are pleased to invite you to join us for a McGill Journal of Education / Revue des sciences de l’éducation de McGill special event.
How has the growth and spread of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) impacted struggles for social and environmental justice in the 21st century?
Please join co-editor Aziz Choudry, Assistant Professor, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University, and contributor Brewster Kneen for insights and challenges of the NGO model, and the feasibility of alternatives!
Gendering of foreign languages: The case of Jamaica
Speaker: Marcia Malcolm, PhD, Mcgill
Canadian Muslim women speak on the Quebec Charter and Other Challenges: Perspectives on Identity, Civic Participation and Gender Issues
This public seminar will provide a glimpse into the lives of Muslim women to illustrate how they are navigating through the challenges arising from the current developments in the social and political spheres as active members of the Canadian society. The seminar will commence with brief talks by three invited speakers, followed by an interactive discussion session.
Safer Spaces Workshop: Understanding Discrimination: frameworks and first steps for implementing equity in professional practice
Designed specifically for the McGill context, this workshop will expose the participant to a number of concepts related to equity and discrimination. During this session, participants will examine ways that unconscious or unintended bias can work its way into everyday interactions; they will analyze culture and identity to understand how bias forms, and how it impacts relationships; and they will work through practical scenarios to develop language, responses, and strategies for addressing inequality and subtle bias in the office and classroom settings.
Student evaluations, a site of workplace micro-aggression: A metasynthesis of Qualitative Research
More of the same Haitian Schools means much more mess for Haiti
Speaker: Pierre Lubin