Dr Khue Ly won the Department of Medicine Phil Hill Award 2020 in recognition of excellence in teaching clinical medicine.

Published on: 8 Jul 2020

By Morgan Sweeney

If you had told me five years ago that I would graduate college with a science degree, I would have said you were crazy. Sixteen-year-old Morgan thought science was dry textbooks and boring labs, too much work for things that would never affect her life. Until January 29th, 2017, when a serious knee injury forever transformed my relationship to science.

Published on: 29 Apr 2020

For the first time ever, McGill University will run a summer-semester version of CHEM 181, its enormously popular course on the chemistry of food.

Enrolments are now open for a June 2020 edition of the course that has been taken by tens of thousands of students over its nearly 40-year history.

Making sense of food

Published on: 27 Apr 2020

By Nicole George

Academia Week 2020 began with an Undergraduate Poster Showcase, sponsored by the Office of Science Education (OSE), Science Undergraduate Society (SUS), and Teaching and Learning Services (TLS).

Published on: 1 Apr 2020

By Cynthia Feng and Kira Smith

Office of Science Education team members Cynthia Feng and Kira Smith are working with members of the Science Undergraduate Society (SUS) on planning the next edition of the SUS’s highly anticipated Academia Week.

Published on: 9 Jan 2020

The Office of Science Education (OSE) is offering 10 conference awards – worth up to $2,000 each – to students, staff and faculty in the Faculty of Science. The awards will support members of the Faculty who would like to participate in scholarly exchange related to science education at the local, national or international level.

Published on: 13 Nov 2019

By Anna Hayden

(This blogpost is the second in a series that explores the Earth and Planetary Sciences Learning Community pilot project.)

Hand lens, compass, rock hammer – tools of the trade of a geologist. But what’s in our writing toolkit? Is there a Swiss Army knife for writing? In fact, an Earth and Planetary Sciences Learning Community meeting focused on equipping its members with such a tool, the A.P.O.S. framework.

Published on: 24 Oct 2019

A new course available to students in science programs puts students in the driver’s seat. Offered through the Faculty of Science, the Research Project in Science Teaching and Learning (FSCI 396) introduces undergraduate students to pedagogical research, educational assessment, and resource design in university-level science education settings.

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Published on: 21 Oct 2019

Crowdmark – an online grading tool developed especially to handle large classes – has been attracting a growing following across North America, with members of McGill’s own Faculty of Science among its most ardent enthusiasts. Kira Smith, reporter-at-large for the OSE, went undercover to find out more.

Published on: 6 Sep 2019

By Anna Hayden

Our meeting place has a few different names: Frank Dawson Adams 232, The Gill Room, but when we met together, it was home to the Earth and Planetary Sciences Learning Community. As the only student in the room of professors and university staff, would I be taking an exam? It turns out, I would wear many hats as part of the Learning Community, including that of a facilitator…

Published on: 30 Aug 2019

Teaching and Learning Services has created a new tool designed to help instructors make sense of students’ course evaluation comments and provide them with a framework for making decisions about appropriate next steps.

This tool has two parts:

Classified as: course evaluations
Published on: 24 Oct 2018


McGill University values quality in the courses it offers its students. End-of-course evaluations provide valuable student feedback and are one of the ways that McGill works towards maintaining and improving the quality of courses and the student learning experience.

Classified as: course evaluations, mercury, system, equity
Published on: 12 Sep 2018

Prior to the start of the Fall 2018 term, upgrade your TurningPoint version to 8.5 (July 2018). This update contains new features and bug fixes. Log in to the Instructor page in TurningPoint and click on the Downloads tab.

Classified as: turning point
Published on: 31 Aug 2018


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