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Assessment: The Silent Killer of Learning with Prof. Eric Mazur

4May201509:30
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11:30
Leacock Building Room 132, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

**NOTE: ROOM CHANGE. The event will be taking place in Leacock 132**

Course Evaluations matter... Evaluate your courses!

23Mar2015
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15Apr2015

Condensed Period: Monday, March 23 - Wednesday, April 15 (click here to view units that are following the condensed period)

Supporting Students in Distress

14May201514:00
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16:30

Academic performance can bring up many emotions for students. How can you, as a faculty member, identify and respond appropriately to students who withdraw or behave in a distressed, disruptive, or dangerous manner?

Mathematica software now Free for Students

Mathematica, from Wolfram Research, is a powerful computational software used for mathematical modeling and data visualization.  McGill IT Services has been providing Mathematica to Faculty & Staff, and in computer labs across the University for the past few years.  Now it is also available to students via the McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software).

Published: 9Feb2015

NEW: McGill Shuttle Bus Tracker website

If you ride the inter-campus shuttle bus, you've probably found yourself waiting at the stop and wondering when it will arrive -- especially in these frigid January temperatures.

Published: 23Jan2015

NEW: Free cloud storage for students via Microsoft OneDrive

Have you been wishing for more file storage space? Based on feedback from the IT Services 2014 student survey, you’re not alone.

Well, you’ll be happy to receive this early holiday gift from IT Services. McGill students and alumni now have access to 1 TB FREE personal file space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage component of the Office 365 package.

Published: 1Dec2014

Strategies to Support Active and Collaborative Learning

3Feb201510:00
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12:00
McIntyre Medical Building Room 208/9, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

In this workshop we will explore strategies to enhance students’ engagement, promote dialogue, and encourage deep learning.

Safer Spaces: Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness

24Nov201409:30
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12:00
McLennan Library Building Room MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

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

Safer Spaces: Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness

9Mar201514:00
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16:30
McLennan Library Building Room MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

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

MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

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.

Published: 2Jul2014

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