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Introduction to Course Design and Teaching Workshop

Thu, 2014-05-08 09:00 - Tue, 2014-05-13 13:00
Education Building : Room: 627 (Active Learning Classroom), 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Would you like to (re)design one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Learn about strategies that focus on enhancing student learning? Develop a course syllabus and exchange feedback with fellow faculty members and facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services in this 1½ day workshop held on Thursday, May 8 (9:00am - 5:00pm) & Tuesday, May 13 (9:30am - 1pm), 2014.

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Early Retirement Celebration Toast

Thu, 2013-09-12 16:00 - 17:30
Education Building : Room 233, 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Please join us in Room 233 for a toast celebrating the early reitrement of some of our dearest colleagues.

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University teaching in a time of globalization: Language challenges and opportunities

Fri, 2014-06-06 09:30 - 11:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

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.

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Faculty of Education Audiovisual Equipment Loan Service

Wed, 2013-08-21 10:59

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.

Contact Information

Contact: Jim Harris
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Recognizing and Supporting Students At-Risk

Mon, 2014-04-28 13:00 - 15:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

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.

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EGSS Open Mic & Art Show

Fri, 2013-04-26 18:00 - 22:00
Coach House : Room 200, 3715 Peel Street

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

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Contact: Zahra
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Three Minutes to Change the World

Thu, 2013-03-21 12:00 - 15:00
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, Quebec, Canada , H3A 1Y2

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!

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Regarding Disability: A Film Festival

Thu, 2013-03-21 (All day) - Thu, 2013-03-28 (All day)
Various Locations
Poster for Regarding Disability event

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.

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How Urban Environments can Promote or Impede Active Living

Wed, 2013-01-23 12:30 - 14:00
University Centre : Ballroom, 3rd Floor, 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7
Bloomberg Manulife Prize

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.

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LGBT Student Teachers and their Allies

Thu, 2013-02-07 16:30 - 18:00
Education Building : Room 233, 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

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.

Contact Information

Contact: Fiona Benson
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