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.
Did you know that more than 40% of university teachers in Canada claim a mother tongue other than English?1 Did you know that at McGill, 50% of the students claim a mother tongue other than English?”2 Teaching at a university where there are linguistically diverse faculty and student populations can present some interesting communication challenges. If you teach in your second language or interact with students from a variety of language backgrounds, join us for an interactive talk about how to address these oral communication challenges.
The Faculty of Education will soon be re-establishing the audiovisual equipment loans service formerly managed by the Education Library & Curriculum Resources Centre. While we still have a lot to do in preparation we are optimistic that everything will be up and running by the beginning of the second week of classes. The new home for the Audiovisual Equipment Loan Service will be the Education Computer Lab in room 328 of the Education Building.
In this workshop, McGill counselors and clinicians will present information to help you identify evidence of mental health problems, and to decide when to refer a student.
We will consider strategies for effective boundary setting and discuss the resulting mutual benefits for supervisors and supervisees. Each participant will be asked to present some hypothetical experiences during this workshop.
Registration will in March 2014.
Do you enjoy music and arts?
Do you create art and would you like to display it?
Do you do poetry/music or any other performance-based arts and enjoy sharing them?
If so, you should definitely join us!
Food and wine will be served.
To confirm your attendance and/or to reserve a spot for your musical/performing talents and/or to reserve a space to display your art, please visit egss.mcgill.c and fill out the form for the event, or contact Zahra at zahra [dot] jalili [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca
Three Minutes to Change the World is a TED-talk style event featuring McGill graduate students giving three-minute presentations about their thesis research initiatives and their impact on the community. It takes all kinds of knowledge to change the world— thesis research from all disciplines is welcome!
This bilingual festival has it all: Feature length films, documentaries, short films, animations, live performances and even a video/film production workshop for teens. The festival aims to celebrate the artistic achievements of people with disabilities who work in film, as well as to promote awareness and community consciousness regarding disabilities, accessibility, and inclusion.
You are invited to a conversation with Dr. James Sallis, winner of the 2012 Bloomberg Manulife Prize.
Dr. James Sallis, renowned behavioural psychologist and Distinguished Professor of Family & Preventive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, will join a panel to discuss the results of his research on how the layout of our cities and neighbourhoods influences how we exercise, and what each of us can do to stay active and help promote healthier city planning, no matter where we live.
Do you have concerns about being an LGBT student teacher in the field?
Do you want to learn more about becoming an ally to your LGBT peers?
Please join us for a strategy workshop.
Snacks will be provided.