Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology news
Fall 2016 edition of "Dialogues", newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology
The fall 2016 edition of Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been published and may be viewed online here
by Teresa Strong-Wilson, editor-in-chief, McGill Journal of Education The McGill Journal of Education has undergone significant changes over the past few years, and we wanted to take this occasion to update you on these changes as well as to welcome two new interns.
Dr. Steven Shaw, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, spoke to CBC's Sonali Karnick over the weekend regarding "homework without tears".
The truth about lying? Children’s perceptions get more nuanced with age. Moral development study suggests that younger children have a binary take on truth and lies – while older children take intent and outcomes more into consideration. Parents don’t like it when children lie. But what do the kids themselves think about it? New research suggests truth telling isn’t black and white.
Professor Dilson Rassier, Dean of Education, has elected to Co-Chair McGill University's Centraide (United Way) campaign. He will be joined by co-Chair Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost.
Dr. Bassam Khoury, with our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been cited by the University of Cambridge's Insights for Impact report, highlighting "major studies in psychology and behavioural sciences" between 2011 and 2015. Dr. Khoury's "Mindfulness-based therapy: A comprehensive meta-analysis," published by Clinical Psychology Review, was selected as "having contributed to a significant insight for this year".
Last week the Schulich School of Music hosted the McGill’s Rising Stars event. The gathering saluted some of the most exciting and innovative new researchers across our campus, recognizing the success of social science and humanities researchers recently awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grants and/or FRQSC Nouveaux Chercheurs funding.
Dr. Robert Savage, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, spoke to CBC's Sonali Karnick over the weekend regarding children's literacy.
At the Faculty of Education with McGill, Canada’s top university, we proudly trace our origins back to 1857. This minute long video will take you on a quick tour around our faculty, our three departments, and our research institutes:
A summer research institute at Maison des Jeunes Côte-des-Neiges’ No Bad Sound Studio, led by Professors Jessica Ruglis and Naomi Nichols from McGill’s Faculty of Education, in collaboration with youth musicians and music artists from Montréal, wraps up this week with promising results.