The relationship between theory and practice is a primary concern within the field of Education. Researchers are often criticized for being too far removed from authentic, everyday classroom experiences. In contrast, teachers may have little time to incorporate theory into their practice. Nevertheless, theory and practice reciprocally influence each other on multiple levels forming a symbiotic relationship that is in need of exploration.
Dr. Bruce M. Shore, Emeritus Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology recently published a new book titled "The graduate advisor handbook: A student-centered approach".
Dr. Krist Muis, Associate Professor, in the the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology recently received the Richard E. Snow Award from the American Psychological Association, divison 15 (Educational Psychology).
The Richard E. Snow Award is given to an individual who has made a significant early career contribution.
Congratulations Dr. Muis!
- The Library Services desk has moved to the back room, which is now the Education Curriculum Resources Centre.
- Reserves materials are also located in the back. They are self-serve off the shelf. Please use the self-check machine or have a library staff member sign them out for you.
- There are new hours (set by the Faculty of Education) for access to the Education study space (the former Library space)
Education Study Space Hours
Monday to Thursday 9:00am – 7:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Constantinos Yanniris has been awarded the "Outstanding graduate paper" award for the Comparative and International Education Society conference in Toronto next month. His work examines the history (and possible futures) of environment education centres in Greece. Congratulations to Costas!
The Human Development program is proud to announce the winners of the “2014 Article of the Year Award”, intended to highlight and recognize our HD students’ research accomplishments in their respective field of study.
The recipient of this year’s “Article of the Year Award”, is Amanda Saxe, a Ph.D. student supervised by Dr. Tara Flanagan. We would also like to acknowledge the work of Amy Shapiro, Ph.D. student, who is the recipient of an honorable mention award.
“Helmet design has become more sophisticated, yet still a lot of athletes are getting concussions,” says Dr. David Pearsall, Co-Director of the McGill Ice Hockey Research Group and an expert in biomechanics. “The question remains: what are we missing in term of helmet testing measures?” See the complete story in the McGill Reporter.
Dr. Kimiz Dalkir of the School of Information Studies co-leading development of Quartier de L'Innovation de Montreal's "Montreal Creativity Hub"
Dr. Kimiz Dalkir of the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) has been selected as a leader in the development of the Quartier de l’Innovation’s “Montreal Creativity Hub.”
Join us at the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) for a SIS Seminar Series talk on data mining and crime investigation with Dr. Benjamin Fung.
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology would like to congratulate Drs. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor, and Ada Sinacore, Associate Professor, on being elected Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Fellows.