All newly admitted Freshman students in Bachelor of Education programs (except Phys.Ed. and Music students) who will be starting classes at McGill in September 2014 are invited to attend this orientation session.
Topics covered will include:
- Program information for students
- Registration advice
- Resources and information about other offices at McGill
Registration is not necessary. For further information, email advisedise [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca.
See you there!
Two of our partners in First Nations and Inuit Education, the Kativik School Board and the Cree School Board, will be holding summer courses this year.
The Kativik School Board has developed four courses to be taught in Inuktituut: EDEE 223 Language Arts, EDEE 230 Elementary School Mathematics, EDKP 204 Health Education, and EDEE 300 Special Topics in Technology. There are consulting instructors from McGill that are part of the planning process and are present for the delivery as well.
The Convocation Ceremony for Education graduates will be taking place on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 10:00am on lower campus, under a tent. For ceremony details and a list of FAQs, see the Convocation Spring 2014 website.
The Department of Integrated Studies in Education would like to congratulate the 2014 winners of the Department Independent Awards (the “Indies”)
Amy Cole, Dominic Manuel, Lerona Lewis, Sarah Mostafa-Kamel , Rosalind Hampton, Desirée Rochat, and Manuel Salamanca Cardona.
For full details, please see "The Indies."
Speaker: Carolyn Samuel, McGill University
Carolyn teaches English for Academic Purposes (oral and written) at McGill University. She has designed and taught courses for both graduate and undergraduate students, among them, a course on oral communication skills for effective dissemination of one’s research. In an effort to promote sound and innovative teaching/learning practices at the university, Carolyn works closely with McGill’s Teaching and Learning Services (TLS).
Miranda Campbell, DISE PhD 2010 graduate and now professor of English at Dawson College has been short-listed for the prestigious 16th Annual Donner Prize. Her book "Out of the Basement: Youth Cultural Production in Practice and in Policy is one of five books vying for the 2013/2014 Donner Prize, the award for the best public policy book by a Canadian. Dr. Campbell's book was based on her dissertation which was supervised by Dr. Bronwen Low.
Are you feeling the pressure to publish?
The McGill Journal of Education (MJE) would like to invite Faculty of Education graduate students and faculty members to an information session on:
Exploring Non-Peer Reviewed Publishing Options: Publishing in the New Sections of MJE
In this session, you will:
• Learn about the importance of non-peer review publishing
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 Library Services desk has moved to the back room, which is now the Education Curriculum Resources Centre.
- Reserves materials are also located in the back. They are self-serve off the shelf. Please use the self-check machine or have a library staff member sign them out for you.
- There are new hours (set by the Faculty of Education) for access to the Education study space (the former Library space)
For Opening Hours, visit Education Curriculum Resources Centre.
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.