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Tanya Chichekian, ECP Student, receives Recognition Award from the Canadian Association for Teacher Education

Thu, 2014-05-08 10:29

Tanya Chichekian, a Doctoral Candidate in the Leanring Sciences program, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently honored with a Recognition Award from the Canadian Asssociation for Teacher Education (CATE) for her Doctoral dissertation's contribution to research on teacher education in Canada, entitled "Self-Efficiancy for Inquiry-Based Instruction" Surviving the Leap from Student-Teacher to an Inquiry-Oriented Novice Teacher".

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DISE Department Independent Awards Winners

Wed, 2014-05-07 10:25

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."

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An ECP Undergraduate Course Assignment Gone Viral! #McGillHappy

Fri, 2014-05-02 15:19

A class assignment in ECP's undergraduate course offering, EDPT 200 - Integrating Educational Technology in Classrooms, shared on YouTube has received over 50,000 hits and is now featured on McGill's front page as one of the top stories! Our course lecturer, Sam Bruzzese, was happy to share this video with us of his student's work.

If this doesn't put a smile on your face, we don't know what will! Enjoy! #McGillHappy

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DISE PhD grad Miranda Campbell short-listed for the 16th annual Donner Prize

Mon, 2014-04-07 11:09

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.

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Chiara Perico and Vanessa Bao received Best Oral Presentation Awards

Tue, 2014-03-25 11:59

Congratulations to Chiara Perico, MA Student, and Vanessa Bao, PhD Student, in School/Applied Child Psychology and members of Dr. Armando Bertone’s PNLab, received “Best oral presentation awards” at the annual research meetings of the FRSQ-funded Vision Research Network and Neuropsychology and Cognition Research Centers this past year!

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Using Social Media Tools in Teaching and Learning

Thu, 2014-10-16 10:00 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

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.

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The Science of Safety: Helmets at the Sochi Olympics. An interview with KPE's Dr. David Pearsall

Fri, 2014-02-21 10:36
Dr. David Pearsall in the McGill Ice Hockey Research Group Lab

“Helmet design has become more sophisticated, yet still a lot of athletes are getting concussions,” says Dr. David Pearsall, Co-Director of the McGill Ice Hockey Research Group and an expert in biomechanics. “The question remains: what are we missing in term of helmet testing measures?” See the complete story in the McGill Reporter.

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Hungry for Some Clear Advice on What to Eat?

Wed, 2014-01-29 12:30 - 13:45
University Centre : 3rd Floor Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7

Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health: A conversation and Q&A with Dr. Walter Willett, 2013 winner.

Dr. Walter C. Willett, Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health and one of the world's most influential nutritionists, will discuss some of his eye-opening research on the links between nutrition and disease, and share insight into how small changes to our diets can lead to big improvements in the quality of our lives.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Understanding Discrimination: frameworks and first steps for implementing equity in professional practice

Tue, 2014-09-30 14:00 - 16:30
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. 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.

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McGill's Resolution on the Québec Charter of Values

Fri, 2013-11-29 15:45

A message from Stuart (Kip) Cobbett, Chair of the Board of Governors, and Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor

On November 7, the Quebec government moved forward with Bill 60, which retains the provision of prohibiting public sector employees from wearing conspicuous religious symbols, dropping the previously proposed exemption for universities and hospitals and substituting a time-limited transition to full implementation.

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