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Inaugural McGill Active Learning Conference

Mon, 2014-05-12 10:00 - 12:00

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.

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Brown bag lunch series: Evaluation and Feedback in Large Classes

Fri, 2014-05-09 12:00 - 13:15
Bronfman Building : Room 011, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Second topic: A conference for undergrads: Assessing students in large classes using poster presentations

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Grad Career Series (GCS) 2014

Thu, 2014-05-01 (All day) - Tue, 2014-06-03 (All day)
Brown Student Services : Room 5001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Getting What You Want:  The Art of Negotiation
Thursday, May 1 | 10:00 am -11:30 am | Brown 5001

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Using social media tools in teaching and learning

Tue, 2014-05-06 14:00 - 16:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : Room: MS2-028 & MS2-029, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

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.

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Course evaluations matter...Evaluate your courses!

Mon, 2014-03-24 (All day) - Tue, 2014-04-29 (All day)

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

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Fourth Annual Catalyst Awards for Sustainability

Wed, 2014-04-02 (All day)
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

RSVP TODAY: Fourth Annual Catalyst Awards for Sustainability

The Office of Sustainability is proud to recognize the significant efforts that have taken place at McGill this year to grow towards a sustainable future. Please join us in celebrating all the achievements of the past year and the people who have made them happen!

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Course Evaluation Period for Winter 2014

Tue, 2014-03-11 11:27

Regular Period: Monday, Mar. 24 to Friday, Apr. 11, 2014

Extended Period: Monday, Mar. 24 to Apr. 29, 2014 (click here to view units that follow the extended period)

Complete course evaluations in Minerva

Any questions? Write to: mercury [dot] info [at] mcgill [dot] ca

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Discover McGill’s Re-launched Teaching for Learning Blog

Thu, 2014-02-27 14:22

There’s a change afoot at McGill. More and more people on campus are interested in changing things up – crossing boundaries, breaking down silos, and using new technologies.  Develop your teaching by engaging in a conversation around the Teaching for Learning Blog.

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Grading written assignments: How objective can it be?

Wed, 2014-04-23 09:00 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : MS-74 (use Service Point entrance (3415 McTavish Street), 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9


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.

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Mid-Course Evaluations

Mon, 2014-02-17 13:10

Want to receive useful feedback from students about your course mid-term?  This can help you make changes immediately as well as encourage participation in end-of-course evaluations. Effective strategies include setting up an online survey using myCourses or having an in-class student-led forum.

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