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Human Development Conference reviewed

by Devin Mills, Human Development, Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University 

Over 50 people attended the first Human Development Conference at McGill University on April 22nd. The Keynote Speaker, Dr. William Bukowski from Concordia University, gave an excellent talk on the role of friendship in the onset and further development of anxiety during adolescence. 

Published: 19May2016

ECP's Dr. Susanne Lajoie featured in promotional flyer from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Susanne Lajoie’s research is featured in a flyer promoting the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ campaign on “Smart Ideas for a Better Tomorrow – Supporting Youth and Education.”

The flyer explains that “Dr. Lajoie designs and assesses new technologies that support learning and training to solve complex real-world problems. By studying how people learn and retain information, Lajoie and her team design innovative, intelligent, computer-based learning environments for high school math and science classrooms and for university medical schools.”

Published: 24May2016

DISE's Dr. Susan Ballinger co-edits "Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning," John Benjamin Publishing Co.

Co-edited by Dr. Susan Ballinger of our Department of Integrated Studies, Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning is now available via John Benjamin Publishing Company. The volume "represents the first collection of empirical studies focusing on peer interaction for L2 learning," states the publisher. Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning was also co-edited by Masatoshi Sato of Universidad Andres Bello.

Published: 19May2016

Dr. Choudry's "Just Work? Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today" featured in LSE's Review of Books

Professor Aziz Choudry, of our Department of Integrated Studies, was recently featured in the London School of Economics and Political Science's Review of Books. Dr. Choudry recently co-edited, with Mondli Hlatshwayo, the publication Just Work? Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today. Reviewer Paul Clewett refers to the recent publication as a "fascinating read."

Published: 19May2016

The P. Lantz Initiative for Excellence in Education & The Arts' Art Finale

25May201615:15
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  • Join us in the celebration of the work of the 2015-16 Artists-in-Residence
  • Explore the 'Lost Spaces' inistallations and the unveiling of a new exhibit

Artful/curricular conversations and reflections around Indigenous Education

25May201612:00
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Nearly one year since the release of the final Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Report, the Artful Inquiry Research Group invites all students, staff and faculty to attend an event titled: Artful/curricular conversations and refle

ECP's School/Applied Child Psychology secures national accreditation

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill's Faculty of Education, is pleased to announce that the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) now accredits the department's School/Applied Child Psychology program.

"This accreditation is an acknowledgement that the program achieves the highest national standard in professional preparation for school psychologists," stated Dr. Derevensky. The program continues its accreditation with the Ordre des psychologues du Quebec.

Published: 17May2016

DISE PhD candidate Rachel Zellars receives McGill Equity and Community Building Award

Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has received the McGill Equity and Community Building Award for students. 

Published: 9May2016

"Sitting is the new smoking," argues Australian Broadcasting Corp. program featuring KPE's Dr. Ross Andersen

Dr. Ross Andersen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, spoke recently to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) regarding the potential risks associated with prolonged sitting. "Sitting is the new smoking," argues Ellen Fanning of ABC's RN (Radio National) during her hour-long radio segment, Life MattersABC.net has provided a unique page for the interview with Drs.

Published: 3May2016

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