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- Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology welcomes Professor Robert J. Vallerand as Chair of the Department. Dr. Vallerand joined the Department as a Full Professor and Chair today, August 1, 2013.
Dr. Victoria Talwar, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, weighs in for Parents Magazine's article about childrens lie-telling, "...the act of manipulating the truth for personal gain 'is a developmental milestone, much like learning to get dressed by yourself or to take turns.'"
Please visit Parents Magazine, to read to full online version of the article "The Truth About Lying".
Stephanie Mitelman, course lecturer in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was awarded the 2013 First Tracks Award for Innovation in Sexology! The honor was awarded by Honest Exchange, a New Jersey-based sexuality education consulting firm. The award recognizes Stephanie's ground-breaking sexuality education resources that address the learning styles of youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs).
Dr. Nathan Hall, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology(ECP), published his first book titled, "Emotion, Motivation, and Self-Regulation: A Handbook for Teachers", with co-author Dr. Thomas Goetz, Adjunct Professor in ECP.
Maureen Baron, a course lecturer with the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology for almost 10 years was interviewed on CBC's Daybreak Montreal.
Dr. Roger Azevedo, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) and Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology(ECP) recently published his book, titled "International Handbook of Metacognition and Learning Technologies".
Congratulations Dr. Azevedo!
The book also had a variety of ECP contributors:
Drs. Susanne Lajoie, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1), and Roger Azevedo, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1), of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology were interviewed on the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) YouTube Channel.
Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Canada Research Chair Tier 1 and Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology(ECP), and members of the Learning Environments Across Disciplines (LEADS) research group were featured in McGill's Headway magazine, spring 2013 issue, for their collaborative research to enhance learning through digital technology.
Dr. Nancy Heath, James McGill Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed in the Globe and Mail about her research on students stress when transitioning from elementary school to high school.
The Heath Research Team are now giving back to participating schools and students by offering a Stress Management workshop this year.
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology would like to congratulate the following ECP students on receiving 2013-2014 Faculty of Education Fellowships!
Chao-Mei Chiang, Ph.D. Candidate, Counselling Psychology Program
2013-2014 Jackie Kirk Fieldwork Support Fund recipient.
Tanya Chichekian, Ph.D. Candidate, Learning Sciences Program
2013-2014 Walter A. and K. Mary Marsh Fellowships in Teaching and Learning recipient.
Dr. Marilyn Fitzpatrick, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was awarded the 2013 Faculty of Education Distinguished Teaching Award!
Dr. Fitzpatrick is currently the Program Director of ECP's Counselling Psychology Masters and Doctoral programs, and has and continues to supervise many students in this area.
The television program Campus profiling ECP’s Dr. Tara Flanagan out in the field will be airing tonight Friday April 12th at 7:30PM and Sunday April 14th at 3PM! Check it on Canal Savoir, available on Videotron(ch. 22) and Bell (ch. 152) TV providers.
Dr. George Mager, retired professor from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently honored with a Diamond Jubilee Medal. The medal serves to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.
Congratulations Dr. Mager!
Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Canada Research Chair and Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was interviewed by MindShare Learning on YouTube about the newly funded Learning Environments across Disciplines (LEADS) project, which Dr. Lajoie is the Director.
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Professor and Canadian Research Chair, was interviewed in the McGill Reporter for her research on LEADS (Learning Environments across Disciplines) to use technology as a source of enhancing the way students learn.