In this 90-minute workshop, participants learn how to apply learning-centered principles to prepare and deliver effective lessons. Additionally, they learn a range of teaching strategies to promote student engagement and develop a preliminary plan of how to implement them in various course settings.
This webinar will review the importance of credit scores and ways to boost them. You will learn how to obtain free credit reports and how improving your credit score can potentially save you hundreds of thousands of dollars.
This 90-minute interactive webinar will provide McGill graduate students and postdocs with practical approaches to building a productive relationship with their supervisor.
In this 90-minute workshop, participants explore the role of the teaching assistant in complex lab scenarios. We will focus on how to meet the conceptual and procedural challenges of labs, and how to create equitable and interactive student-centered environments that promote deep learning.
The first session of Connected Academics for AES graduate students. Learn more about the Connected Academics Program and its mission. We will discuss how to stay healthy and foster a meaningful grad school experience. Free pizza for attendees!
Do TFSAs, RRSPs, GICs, and ETFs sound like a foreign language? Do you equate investing in the stock market to a game of chance? Join us for this insightful webinar brought to you by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada and learn how better managing your finances today can lead to a more prosperous future.
Interested in creating an Individual Development Plan for yourself but not sure where to start? Join us for a one-day IDP writing retreat - a catered lunch is provided for registered participants.
Successfully learning to lead and guide engaging and impactful student discussions requires a range of fairly sophisticated communication skills. Typically people employ strategies using trial and error as they have never been trained to facilitate discussions.
Stay on track with a 30min “plan your week” session on Monday mornings. Meet with a group of peers to set your intentions, boost motivation, troubleshoot challenges, and (mostly importantly) take the pressure off! Co-facilitated by Devon, your local wellness advisor & Lorna, myPath (IDP) program manager.
Effective content is dependent upon 3 things: understanding and meeting your audience where they are, strategic sequencing of the correct arguments, and integrating stories to facilitate engagement, comprehension, and memory. This workshop tackles all 3.
Would you like to better understand tax slips and learn how to file your income taxes? Then this webinar is for you. We will first start with a brief overview of the Canadian tax system covering topics such as: types of different taxes, tax brackets, and how different income gets taxed.
Learn the essential elements to successful project planning, and the distinguishing characteristics of high performers. You may be surprised at your findings! Come and join this interactive conversation!
During this workshop, learn about all three major components of effective presentation development. This session will include time to start completing worksheets and doing some practice exercises as we bridge the theory shared to start work on your next presentation.
Here you are in grad school, not even having started a “real job” yet and along comes a webinar talking about pensions. Isn’t this something for “old people” to worry about? Turns out that the average Canadian is woefully underprepared for their retirement, not having saved nearly enough.
As graduate students, we know that taking care of ourselves while we juggle everything can be challenging. Join us for this peer-led online workshop where we explore what well-being means to you, and access tools and resources to reflect on how to take small steps to implement positive actions in your life.