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Teaching and Learning Services offers the following workshop for instructors: In many courses, the most common document used to assess student learning is the essay or term paper. These types of assignments, however, often present evaluation nightmares for the teachers who have to grade them.
DESCRIPTION In many courses, the most common document used to assess student learning is the essay or term paper. These types of assignments, however, often present evaluation nightmares for the teachers who have to grade them.
In this workshop, facilitators will present information to help you identify evidence of mental health problems, and to decide when to refer a student. We will consider strategies for effective boundary setting and discuss the resulting mutual benefits for supervisors and supervisees. Each participant will be asked to present some hypothetical experiences during this workshop.
Regular Period: Monday, March 24 to Friday, April 11, 2014 Extended Period: Monday, March 24 to Tuesday, April 29, 2014 (click here to view units that follow the extended period) Access course evaluations in Minerva
Improve your communication, facilitation and leadership skills with this practical and participatory workshop. For details and to register, please visit www.mcgill.ca/firstyear/leadertraining/workshops
From twitter to blogging, social media platforms can be effective in the classroom: these tools can increase communication skills, student participation, help link classroom experiences to the real-world, and facilitate collaboration. This workshop is meant for any instructor at McGill, from TAs to lecturers and Professors.
Please join us at the opening of the Faculty of Engineering’s Inaugural Active Learning Conference on Monday, May 12, 2014 from 10 am to 12 pm at McGill University. Our keynote speaker, Professor Michael Prince, will be speaking about Active Learning for Busy Skeptics.
Would you like to (re)design one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Learn about strategies that focus on enhancing student learning? Develop a course syllabus and exchange feedback with fellow faculty members and facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services in this 1½ day workshop held on Thursday, May 8 (9:00am - 5:00pm) & Tuesday, May 13 (9:30am - 1pm), 2014.
Getting What You Want: The Art of NegotiationThursday, May 1 | 10:00 am -11:30 am | Brown 5001
Did you know that more than 40% of university teachers in Canada claim a mother tongue other than English?1 Did you know that at McGill, 50% of the students claim a mother tongue other than English?”2 Teaching at a university where there are linguistically diverse faculty and student populations can present some interesting communication challenges. If you teach in your second language or interact with students from a variety of language backgrounds, join us for an interactive talk about how to address these oral communication challenges.