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Safer Spaces Workshop: Disability, Access, and Universal Design

Tue, 2015-02-03 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD).

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Understanding Discrimination

Mon, 2014-10-06 09:30 - 12:00
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.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Indigenous Perspectives

Wed, 2015-02-11 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-55, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the First Peoples’ House.

This workshop examines, from multiple perspectives, issues related to the inclusion of Indigenous peoples on our campuses.  The workshop provides historical and contemporary information about laws and policies, demographics, and cultural and economic realities.  Participants will have the opportunity to apply new ideas and awareness, and build skills, by working through practical scenarios drawn from everyday work and life at McGill.

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Inaugural McGill Active Learning Conference

Mon, 2014-05-12 10:00 - 12:00
McConnell Engineering Building : Room: 13, 3480 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E9

Please join us at the opening of the Faculty of Engineering’s Inaugural Active Learning Conference on Monday, May 12, 2014 from 10 am to 12 pm at McGill University.

Our keynote speaker, Professor Michael Prince, will be speaking about Active Learning for Busy Skeptics.

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Using Social Media Tools in Teaching and Learning

Thu, 2014-10-16 10:00 - 12:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 210, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

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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Grading written assignments: How objective can it be?

Wed, 2014-04-23 09:00 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : MS-74 (use Service Point entrance (3415 McTavish Street), 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

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In many courses, the most common document used to assess student learning is the essay or term paper. These types of assignments, however, often present evaluation nightmares for the teachers who have to grade them.

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New! Brown bag lunch series: Evaluation and Feedback in Large Classes

Fri, 2014-03-14 12:00 - 13:15
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 210/11, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

First topic: Managing Writing Assignments in Large Classes

Have you ever considered the challenges of giving writing assignments in large classes?

Come to hear Professor Tamara Western’s strategies for managing writing assignments in her class of 250 students, and contribute to a discussion on this topic with fellow instructors from across McGill.

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Clarifying Expectations (GPS 409)

Wed, 2015-02-25 13:00 - 15:00
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Imagine preventing common mistakes and avoiding confusion when taking on new graduate students. Clarifying Expectations is about articulating roles and responsibilities in supervisory relationships before problems or miscommunications occur.

In this workshop, we will discuss existing supervisory agreements, work together to set the goals and outcomes, and focus on writing an agreement that suits your needs.

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Using Clickers for Creating Effective Questions

Wed, 2013-12-18 14:00 - 16:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Interested in using clickers in Winter 2014? This workshop introduces pedagogical and technological components that will help instructors develop in-class activities that engage students and provide them with opportunities to think critically and test their understanding about what they are learning. We will focus on learning-centered question design, question types, strategies for using them in class, and hands-on activities using the TurningPoint software and the clickers.

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Using Clickers for Creating Effective Questions

Fri, 2013-12-13 10:00 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Interested in using clickers in Winter 2014? This workshop introduces pedagogical and technological components that will help instructors develop in-class activities that engage students and provide them with opportunities to think critically and test their understanding about what they are learning. We will focus on learning-centered question design, question types, strategies for using them in class, and hands-on activities using the TurningPoint software and the clickers.

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