Faculty of Education news
Education students learn to teach art through partnership with Montreal-area community centres
Teaching Sustainability through Connecting with Nature: A Hands-on Workshop, Reviewed by Morganne Blais-McPherson, Neuroscience; Ying-Syuan (Elaine) Huang, Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)
This week Delta Kappa Gamma International announced their 2016 World Fellowship grants, established to provide opportunities for women from foreign countries to pursue graduate studies.
On April 15, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announced a new round of research investment that is bringing $1.2 million to McGill. In total, six McGill research projects will be funded, covering subjects ranging from the creation of a mobile ecology lab for the study of Arctic environmental change to studying the underlying processes behind the pain that comes from doing physical exercise.
Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Director of the LEADS Partnership, and founder of the ATLAS Research Group (Advanced Technologies for Learning in Authentic Settings), is featured in a recent SSHRC video, "Knowledge Synthesis Grants: New Ways of Learning."
The 39th annual McGill sports award gala recently celebrated the university's top athletes for the 2015-16 intercollegiate season. Education students played a major role: Mélodie Daoust was named as female athlete of the year for McGill University; Vincent Dufort captured the Richard Pound trophy.
McGill's Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the establishment of the McGill Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW). The IHDW is a new transdisciplinary unit led by the Faculty of Education and drawing together researchers from McGill's Faculties of Medicine, Arts, Science, Engineering and Dentistry.
At McGill’s annual Bravo gala last week the winners of major provincial, national and international prizes, together with their families, friends and colleagues, gathered to celebrate excellence in research and scholarship. The University's Bravo gala, now in its eleventh year, celebrates the cream of the researcher crop.
Charline Labonté (B.Ed. (Phys. Ed.) 2012, MA (Sport Psych.) 2015) told Steve Ewen of Postmedia News that she "missed playing for Canada," and that she is happy to be at the worlds competition, in a recent article published by National Post.
DISE PhD student Janine Metallic spoke at length to The Gazette's Christopher Curtis this week for his article "Indigenous languages go under the microscope", published March 25, 2016.
by Ying-Syuan (Elaine) Huang, Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), and Morganne Blais-McPherson, Neuroscience
The spring edition of Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been published and may be viewed online here (.pdf).
DISE's Rachel Zellars pens "The need for mentorship as a woman of colour" for CBC's Real Talk on Race series
Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, wrote a recent article for the CBC's ongoing Real Talk on Race series, published earlier this week.
Montreal Review of Books' Patricia Boushel takes an in-depth look at Dr. Aziz Choudry's recent publication, Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements, in an article published this week.