Students from Chemical Engineering using different devices to participate in class activities through a student response system. Read article
Increasingly, students are listening to their course lectures on their laptops, far from campus. The emergence of MOOCs (massive open online courses) looks to be a game-changer. What does this all mean for the future of university teaching? Read article in McGill News.
R. Ferguson, E. Crist, & Dr. K. Moffatt of the School of Information Studies win award for paper on technologies and comfort in hospice
The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT) Research Axis 4 (Multimodal immersive systems) are pleased to present a workshop on representation and visualization of human information in urban environments.
Scheduled to Teach in One of the Active Learning Classrooms (ALC)?
If you are registered to teach in an ALC in Winter 2014, you received an email on November 20th from IT Services. Complete the online form to request in-class support for your classes. Also, the ALC Preparation Checklist can help ensure you have everything you need before you start teaching.
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.
Read article on the McGill Reporter on how not even a five-week construction strike could stop the transformation of empty storage into high-tech hub.
SIS Seminar Series: "Big Data, Analytics, and Intuition-Based Decision Making." Guest Speaker Dr. J. Liebowitz
Join us at the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) for a talk with guest speaker and Visiting Fulbright Scholar Dr. Jay Liebowitz.
The School of Information Studies welcomes Visiting Fulbright Scholar and Knowledge Management expert Dr. Jay Liebowitz
The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome Visiting Fulbright Scholar and internationally recognized Knowledge Management expert and author Dr. Jay Liebowitz. Dr. Liebowitz will be in residence at the School from November 19 to December 2, 2013.
Dr. Liebowitz will give seminars and workshops on knowledge management, big data, business analytics and on the management of intellectual capital to develop research agendas and directions for developing curricula on these topics at the School.
Rhiannon Gainor, McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) doctoral student, has been named a 2013-14 ASIS&T New Leader. This year was exceptionally competitive, with 77 applications from ASIS&T members from 10 countries. This is the second time in two years a SIS student has won this award. Congratulations Rhiannon!