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Required Components of Course Outlines and the Regulations Governing Student Assessments

Fri, 2014-12-05 13:49

For information about the required components of course outlines, the regulations governing student assessments (including multiple-choice examinations and midterm and final examinations) and University examination regulations,  please see the following websites:

Required Components of Course Outlines
www.mcgill.ca/tls/teaching/course-design/outline

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Strategies to Support Active and Collaborative Learning

Tue, 2015-02-03 10:00 - 12:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 208/9, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

In this workshop we will explore strategies to enhance students’ engagement, promote dialogue, and encourage deep learning. We will discuss the rationale for active and collaborative learning and examine methods for design and implementation in different types of courses. During the workshop you will experience a range of new strategies through demonstrations and peer sharing, and develop a plan to incorporate selected strategies into your courses.

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Free access to MS Office 365 ProPlus for faculty & staff, starting in December

Wed, 2014-10-29 15:19

Starting in December 2014, Microsoft will begin offering McGill faculty and staff members FREE access to Office 365 ProPlus. This offering includes the Office 2013 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office apps, and will replace the current Microsoft Work at Home program.

Faculty and staff members will be able to install the Office 2013 suite on up to 5 personal devices, including PCs, Macs, iPhones, iPads and Android smartphone and tablets.

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Safer Spaces: Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness

Mon, 2014-11-24 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Liaison Officer (Harm Reduction) in the Office of the Dean of Students.

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Safer Spaces: Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness

Mon, 2015-03-09 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 Liaison Officer (Harm Reduction) in the Office of the Dean of Students.

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MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:20

McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year. More than 32,000 people from 160 countries, with an average age of 35 (a bit younger than normal) signed up for the MOOC. Almost 1,800 people completed all elements of the course, and another 7,000 people completed at least one assignment or test.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Wed, 2015-02-25 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is based on the Safe Spaces workshop first designed and implemented by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People. Participants in this workshop may choose to participate in our Safer Spaces Allies program.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Indigenous Perspectives

Wed, 2014-11-12 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 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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Safer Spaces Workshop: Race & Cultural Identity

Thu, 2015-03-19 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : MS-55, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

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.

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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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