Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology news
Tanya Chichekian, ECP Student, receives Recognition Award from the Canadian Association for Teacher Education
Tanya Chichekian, a Doctoral Candidate in the Leanring Sciences program, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently honored with a Recognition Award from the Canadian Asssociation for Teacher Education (CATE) for her Doctoral dissertation's contribution to research on teacher education in Canada, entitled "Self-Efficiancy for Inquiry-Based Instruction" Surviving the Leap from Student-Teacher to an Inquiry-Oriented Novice Teacher".
A class assignment in ECP's undergraduate course offering, EDPT 200 - Integrating Educational Technology in Classrooms, shared on YouTube has received over 50,000 hits and is now featured on McGill's front page as one of the top stories! Our course lecturer, Sam Bruzzese, was happy to share this video with us of his student's work. If this doesn't put a smile on your face, we don't know what will! Enjoy! #McGillHappy
Congratulations to Chiara Perico, MA Student, and Vanessa Bao, PhD Student, in School/Applied Child Psychology and members of Dr. Armando Bertone’s PNLab, received “Best oral presentation awards” at the annual research meetings of the FRSQ-funded Vision Research Network and Neuropsychology and Cognition Research Centers this past year!
Dr. Bruce M. Shore, Emeritus Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology recently published a new book titled "The graduate advisor handbook: A student-centered approach".
Dr. Krist Muis, Associate Professor, in the the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology recently received the Richard E. Snow Award from the American Psychological Association, divison 15 (Educational Psychology). The Richard E. Snow Award is given to an individual who has made a significant early career contribution. Congratulations Dr. Muis!
The Human Development program is proud to announce the winners of the “2014 Article of the Year Award”, intended to highlight and recognize our HD students’ research accomplishments in their respective field of study. The recipient of this year’s “Article of the Year Award”, is Amanda Saxe, a Ph.D. student supervised by Dr. Tara Flanagan. We would also like to acknowledge the work of Amy Shapiro, Ph.D. student, who is the recipient of an honorable mention award.
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology would like to congratulate Drs. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor, and Ada Sinacore, Associate Professor, on being elected Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Fellows.
Co-Researcher, Dr. Nathan Hall, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and the research team, led by Dr.
Dr. Krista Muis, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently appointed Canada Research Chair, Tier II, in Epistemic Cognition and Self-Regulated Learning. Congratulations Dr. Muis!
Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was recently honored with the 2013 Scientific Achievement Award from the U.S. National Centre for Responsible Gambling. This award was in recognition of Dr. Derevensky's contributions to the field of research on youth and adolescent gambling.
Dr. Nathan Hall, Assistant Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was recently awarded two grants from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
Sara Houshmand, Doctoral Student in ECP, receives McGill Univerity's inaugural Award for Equity & Community Building!
Sara Houshmand, doctoral student in Counselling Psychology, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, received McGill University’s inaugural Award for Equity and Community Building! This Award recognizes staff and students who demonstrate exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusivity at McGill and the community-at-large.
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology would like to congratulate Dr. Alain Breuleux, Associate Professor in the Learning Sciences Program, on being awarded the SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Partnership Grant for the project titled, Professional learning network for digital literacy and disciplinary understanding in school.
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology welcomes Professor Robert J. Vallerand as Chair of the Department. Dr. Vallerand joined the Department as a Full Professor and Chair today, August 1, 2013.
Dr. Victoria Talwar, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, weighs in for Parents Magazine's article about childrens lie-telling, "...the act of manipulating the truth for personal gain 'is a developmental milestone, much like learning to get dressed by yourself or to take turns.'" Please visit Parents Magazine, to read to full online version of the article "The Truth About Lying".