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Faculty of Education Facilities

Faculty of Education Facilities

Education Library and Curriculum Resources Centre

Education Library and Curriculum Resources Centre

The Education Library and Curriculum Resources Centre, located on the first floor of the Education Building, provides materials and services to support the teaching and research programs of the Faculty. The library collection includes over 122,000 monograph volumes, 500 periodical titles, microforms, government publications and access to a vast range of full-text electronic journals.

The Curriculum Resources Centre collection includes elementary and secondary school textbooks, teachers' resource guides, videos, DVDs, CDs, games, kits, puppets, big books, and equipment for viewing and listening. A Children's Literature Collection of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, folklore, and picture books is located on the left as you enter the Library.

Tours and instructional workshops are offered at the beginning of each term to individual students and to classes. These provide an introduction to library resources and information skills that will help in preparing course assignments and writing research papers. They cover topics such as searching the Library Catalogue (MUSE), finding course materials on reserve, and locating articles and other materials via databases such as ERIC; PsychINFO; Education Full Text and others. EndNote workshops will provide help on how to easily create footnotes and reference lists for term papers.

The Education Library provides computers for student use, tables and carrels to connect laptops, wireless access, as well as photocopiers, printers and scanners. You may select to work in the quiet study area of the E-Zone, prefer group study in the Curriculum Resources Centre or in one of the two group study rooms, or just relax on a lounge chair in an informal seating area.

Lending Services for laptops, digital and video cameras, digital voice recorders and tripods are now handled by the Education Library. These services are available during regular Library operating hours, as indicated on the Library’s website at www.mcgill.ca/library/library-using/branches/education-library.

Visit the Education Library website to learn more about library loans, hours, reserve readings, and links to important education sites. We look forward to seeing you in the Library.

Education Undergraduate Society (EDUS)

Education Undergraduate Society (EDUS)

The Society is the students' voice of undergraduates within the Faculty and its primary purpose is to serve and to inform the students. It also attempts to unify students through sponsorship of activities such as career placement, student orientation, participation in teachers' conventions, library donations and the organization of an Education Career Fair. Other activities include the assignment of lockers for students, selling merchandise in the Spirit Store, the coordination of the Graduation Ball, as well as fundraising and events throughout the academic year. Students are encouraged to participate and to make their opinions known. The Society Office is located in Room B179 of the Education Building.

  • Telephone: 514-398-7048
  • Fax: 514-398-2476
  • Email: president [dot] edus [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca
  • Website: www.mcgilledus.ca

Computer Facilities

Computer Facilities

The Faculty has a large computer complex located in Room 328 of the Education Building. It houses a lab with Windows computers, a second lab with Apple Macintosh computers, and a smaller work area with additional computers. Colour and black-and-white laser printing and scanning facilities are available. Consultants are available for help. This facility is available for courses, workshops and individual use by Education students and staff.

Closed Sundays, holidays and during August.

Hours for the Fall and Winter terms
Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 21:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 11:00 - 16:00

Website: www.mcgill.ca/education/resources/ist

McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS)

McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS)

Refer to University Regulations and General Information for further information on this service.

For Information, contact:

McGill Journal of Education

McGill Journal of Education

The McGill Journal of Education is an open-access, online journal that is posted at least three times a year: Winter, Spring, and Fall. It includes work in English and French from local, national, and international sources. The Journal publishes peer-reviewed research articles, essays, reports from the field, and book reviews. It is concerned with major issues in education from a variety of perspectives, practical and theoretical, personal and collective. Its policy is to bring new ideas and research into a context open to teacher educators and scholars, as well as to parents, teachers, and administrators.

  • Editor: Dr. Anthony Paré
  • Assistant Editor: Dr. Annie Savard
  • Managing Editor: Ann Keenan
  • Faculty of Education
  • McGill Journal of Education
  • 3700 McTavish Street, Room 345
  • Montreal, Quebec H3A 1Y2
  • Telephone: 514-398-4246
  • Email: ann [dot] keenan [at] mcgill [dot] ca
  • Website: http://mje.mcgill.ca

A.S. Lamb Learning Centre

A.S. Lamb Learning Centre

The A.S. Lamb Learning Centre, consisting of the Computer Laboratory, the multimedia unit and the reading room, is located on the second floor of the Sir Arthur Currie Memorial Gymnasium. The computer lab houses 25 computers connected to the McGill network and is available for courses, workshops and individual use by students and staff. Laser printing is also available at a cost. Access to the McGill wireless network is available for laptops equipped with a wireless card.

The multimedia unit features two IMAC computers with "Final Cut" DV and HDV video editing software, one VHS & DVD recorder and a Flatbed Duplex high-speed scanner. This facility is used for video editing, transfer of VHS, DV to DVD and high speed scanning.

Hours
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 16:00

Evolution Education Research Centre (EERC)

Evolution Education Research Centre (EERC)

Mission: “To advance the teaching and learning of biological evolution through research.” It opened its doors at McGill in 2001 with four McGill professors and four Harvard professors who have expertise in anthropology, biological evolution, educational psychology, geology, molecular biology, palaeontology, philosophy of science/education and science education.

  • Director: Dr. Brian Alters
  • Manager: Jason Wiles
  • Office: Education Building, Room 355
  • Telephone: 514-398-5469

Office of Student Teaching (OST)

Office of Student Teaching (OST)

The Office of Student Teaching is responsible for the planning and implementation of field experiences and arranging with school boards and schools for the placement of student teachers in the Bachelor of Education programs. The Office coordinates student teaching among Departments within the Faculty, and develops partnerships with the education community. The Office offers training to colleagues in schools.

Office Hours
Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:00
  • Director: Professor Fiona J. Benson
  • Office: Education Building, Room 431A
  • Telephone: 514-398-7046
  • Fax: 514-398-3179
  • Website: www.mcgill.ca/ost

Student Affairs Office (SAO)

Student Affairs Office (SAO)

The Student Affairs Office is responsible for student records and registration as well as general academic information and advice on undergraduate program and degree requirements, course change, withdrawal, supplemental and deferred exams, rereads, academic standing, inter-faculty transfer, readmission, study away, scholarships and awards, graduation and teacher certification.

Special requests can be made, in writing, to Ronald Morris, Executive Director (Student Affairs).

  • Office: Education Building, Room 243
  • Telephone: 514-398-7042
  • Fax: 514-398-4679
  • Email: sao [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca
  • Website: www.mcgill.ca/edu-sao
Faculty of Education—2010-2011 (last updated Apr. 22, 2010) (disclaimer)