Karissa Leduc, ECP, Wins the Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship from the American Psychological Foundation
Karissa Leduc, a PhD candidate in the Human Development Program supervised by Dr. Victoria Talwar, has won the competitive Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship from the American Psychological Foundation.
This prestigious fellowship is awarded to promising young scholars to pursue innovative research in the area of child psychology.
McGill Education Updates – Spring 2021: News About the Faculty's Strategic Initiatives and Priorities
McGill Education's Spring updates for alumni and friends of the Faculty helps to keep you informed of the great things we're doing, with news about the Faculty’s strategic initiatives and priorities, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 health crisis.
KPE's Dr. Gordon Bloom was featured on TSN's "Yes Guy" (Episode 18 that aired on March 27th, starting at 15:30 timestamp) talking about today's issues in sports psychology. Aside from navigating the challenges of "sports life", professional athletes have the same personal life issues that most of us do, plus the added vulnerabilities of their job performance being scrutinized by journalists and everyday critics online.
Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff,
Two students from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education were selected for the Pathy Foundation Fellowship which provides community-focused experiential learning opportunities for exceptional young leaders to become active and effective change-makers. Eleven McGill fellows will join peers from St.
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a global competition, founded by the University of Queensland in 2008, that cultivates graduate students' academic, presentation and research communication skills.
Dr. Shaheen Shariff, DISE, was recently interviewed on CTV News on the women who work in the front-line jobs in the fight against COVID-19 and how they have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
According to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the world’s largest international higher education network, McGill’s Faculty of Education has ranked 26th in the world for the organization’s 2021 university subject rankings. Each of the subject rankings is compiled using four sources.
While kids may be resilient, the pandemic is testing the limits of that resilience.
Children and teens are dealing with a toxic cocktail of stressors and it's hurting them. According to a study from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, 70 percent of children and youth surveyed experienced a deterioration of mental health in the first wave of the pandemic.
Dr. Angelica Galante, DISE, Assistant Professor in Second Language Education, Assistant Professor in Language Education, and Director of the Plurilingual Lab, wrote an Op-Ed in the EdCan Network: Much More Than a Bilingual Country: A call for plurilingual education in Canada. In it she speaks of the importance of a multilingual education in the classroom and her experiences with bilingualism.
Dr. Ross Andersen of McGill Education's Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education talks with CityLife host, Richard Dagenais, about the importance of fitness and health during COVID. Dr. Andersen discusses strategies for incorporating more movement into a sedentary lifestyle and how increased movement benefits both physical and mental health.
Language is the building blocks of literacy. In this project, we aim to find out the relationship between ability to understand from spoken language and text in bilingual children, adolescents, and adults.
McGill researcher, Dr. Gigi Luk at Educational and Counselling Psychology, is looking for children (ages 6-9) and adolescents (ages 12-15) to understand how language and reading are related and develop in bilingual individuals.
Call for Research Participants: University Course Instructors Supporting International Students who are Non-Native English Speakers
Participants needed for research in “Faculty instructors’ academic literacy support for international students”
McGill University researchers are looking for volunteers to take part in a study examining University Course Instructors’ experience with and support for international students who are non-native English speakers.
When pandemic restrictions brought physical classes to a halt, program supervisors quickly rallied to transition the classes to Zoom.
Researchers from McGill and Concordia, including Faculty of Education's Dr. Susan Ballinger (Department of Integrated Studies in Education) are seeking parent insights for research into children's language development in babies and toddlers being raised in bilingual and multilingual families.
Learn more and take the survey here.