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McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity & Health’s first annual symposium: Making Connections

Fri, 2014-10-03 08:00 - 18:30
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

The newly created McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity & Health serves as a focal point for researchers with an interest in promoting health through physical activity. To set the wheels in motion, we have organized our first annual symposium entitled: "Making Connections”. Speakers include active members and collaborators in our research centre, along with others with whom we hope to generate new linkages. We invite you and your trainees to come and learn about our research and join us in discovering the PATH to better health.

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Safer Spaces: Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness

Mon, 2014-11-24 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Liaison Officer (Harm Reduction) in the Office of the Dean of Students.

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Safer Spaces: Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness

Thu, 2014-11-13 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : Room MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Liaison Officer (Harm Reduction) in the Office of the Dean of Students.

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MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:20

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.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Wed, 2014-11-19 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is based on the Safe Spaces workshop first designed and implemented by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People. Participants in this workshop may choose to participate in our Safer Spaces Allies program.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Indigenous Perspectives

Wed, 2014-11-12 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the First Peoples’ House.

This workshop examines, from multiple perspectives, issues related to the inclusion of Indigenous peoples on our campuses.  The workshop provides historical and contemporary information about laws and policies, demographics, and cultural and economic realities.  Participants will have the opportunity to apply new ideas and awareness, and build skills, by working through practical scenarios drawn from everyday work and life at McGill.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Race & Cultural Identity

Mon, 2014-10-27 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Participants will have the opportunity to examine how race and culture affect daily life in the McGill community. This workshop addresses the challenges of fostering diversity-receptive cultural attitudes, reducing structural barriers in University life, and building and maintaining respectful spaces for interpersonal engagement. Through case studies, participants will have the chance to practice identifying and responding to the types of discrimination most commonly encountered in campus life.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Disability, Access, and Universal Design

Thu, 2014-11-06 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD).

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Understanding Discrimination

Mon, 2014-10-06 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Designed specifically for the McGill context, this workshop will expose the participant to a number of concepts related to equity and discrimination.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Indigenous Perspectives

Tue, 2014-10-28 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the First Peoples’ House.

This workshop examines, from multiple perspectives, issues related to the inclusion of Indigenous peoples on our campuses.  The workshop provides historical and contemporary information about laws and policies, demographics, and cultural and economic realities.  Participants will have the opportunity to apply new ideas and awareness, and build skills, by working through practical scenarios drawn from everyday work and life at McGill.

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