Faculty of Education

by Ying-Syuan (Elaine) Huang, Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), and Morganne Blais-McPherson, Neuroscience

Classified as: DISE, education for sustainability, mcgill sustainability project
Published on: 29 Mar 2016

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.

Classified as: graduate, race, McGill, education, rachel zellars, postcolonial, black canadian history, critical race, third eye collective
Published on: 24 Mar 2016

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.

Classified as: Montreal, Choudry, mcgill education, learning activism, aziz, review
Published on: 21 Mar 2016

The Faculty of Education's Artist-in-Residence Maria Ezcurra was the subject of a recent video interview on behalf of DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art. Maria Ezcurra leads the "Red Roots/Green Lands" workshop at DHC/ART's Imagine Brazil exhibition, which continues until March 13, 2016.

Classified as: IHDW
Published on: 1 Mar 2016

In a recent article for Radio-Canada, Laurence Niosi spoke to Dr. Shaheen Shariff of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), an expert on the legal ramifications of sexting and cyberbullying. Twenty states in the USA have adopted specific measures regarding "sexting," the practice of sending and receiving sexually explicit text messages primarily between mobile phones.

Classified as: IHDW, definetheline
Published on: 29 Feb 2016

Rachel Zellars, a PhD student with our Department of Integrated Studies in Education who made headlines last year when she challenged Quebec’s Toponymy Commission to rethink the use of the word “Nigger” and “Nègre”, acknowledges that Quebec is a challenging environment in which to organize anti-racism movements:

Published on: 29 Feb 2016

Dr. Philip Howard, Assistant Professor in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), spoke to Chief Anchor of CTV Montreal News Mutsumi Takahashi this week regarding blackface incidents in Quebec.

[view video on CTVNews.ca]

According to Dr. Howard, "There is a relationship between racial humour and actual relations of race on the ground."  He further comments "The more that we think we are over race is the more that we are willing to bring up these issues of racial humour."

Classified as: aapr
Published on: 18 Feb 2016

Professors Aziz Choudry and Dilson Rassier of the Faculty of Education have been awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC), announced the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of British Columbia this week. CRCs are granted to "outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields." The program was created to help Canadian universities retain world-class researchers.

Classified as: news, Research, canada research chair, McGill, education, CRC, Choudry, path, 2016, rassier
Published on: 18 Feb 2016

SHARP, Ronald David (B.Sc.(Physical Education) 1951, M.Ed. (Educational Administration) 1971)

"In his 91st year, Ron Sharp (1925-2016) passed away after a short illness in Ottawa. Born in Ottawa, May 1, 1925, Ron achieved much in his life as an athlete, teacher, coach, mentor, husband and father. 

Classified as: alumni, McGill, education, football, redmen, cfl, sharp
Published on: 15 Feb 2016

McGill University launches a Teaching Greek Language and Culture Option within the Bachelor of Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (B.Ed. TESL) Elementary & Secondary

Classified as: culture, education, Montreal, Quebec, greek, teaching greek, greek language, hellenic
Published on: 12 Feb 2016
Professor Naomi Nichols, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), is co-editor of a recent publication, Exploring Effective Systems Responses to Homelessness, published by The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (Homeless Hub). The collection represents the nation’s first book on systems-level solutions to homelessness.
 
Classified as: Canada, McGill, education, policy, government, homeless, homelessness, structure, doberstein, nichols
Published on: 9 Feb 2016

Hamilton News' Ian Burns interviewed Faculty of Education student Dan Williams for a recent article about his success with McGill's lacrosse team. McGill's Redmen lacrosse team enjoyed an undefeated season in 2015. Currently studying for his B.Ed. in Secondary Education, Williams hails from Ancaster, Ontario, and served as captain of Team Ontario's men's lacrosse team. Hamilton News also spoke to McGill lacrosse coach Tim Murdoch.

Classified as: Athletics, education, DISE, redmen, bed, dan williams, lacrosse
Published on: 22 Jan 2016

McGill's Faculty of Education is pleased to introduce two new professors: Dr. Philip Howard has joined our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), and Dr. Lee Schaefer is a new addition to our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE).

Classified as: McGill, education, january, 2016, new hires, new faculty, philip howard, lee schaefer
Published on: 19 Jan 2016

You can excuse Mélodie Daoust if she may a little tired these days.

On Thursday, Jan. 7 (Daoust’s 24th birthday), she was in Füssen, Germany, lacing up her skates as part of the Canadian national development team in the gold-medal game against Finland at the Nations Cup.

Classified as: education, athletes, Martlets, daoust, team canada, nation's cup, women's hockey
Published on: 14 Jan 2016

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