More from GPS and TLS Events

myCourses Drop-in Clinic (April 30, 2019)

30 Apr 2019 11:00
13:00

These are not workshops, rather an allotted time where you can work on a course shell and receive help. The aim is to provide you with a minimum of 15 minutes of one-on-one time and frequent check-ups for the duration of the clinic. Registering is optional for the clinic, but it will help us prepare for your needs.

myCourses Drop-in Clinic (May 2, 2019)

2 May 2019 03:00
05:00

These are not workshops, rather an allotted time where you can work on a course shell and receive help. The aim is to provide you with a minimum of 15 minutes of one-on-one time and frequent check-ups for the duration of the clinic. Registering is optional for the clinic, but it will help us prepare for your needs.

Getting Started with myCourses (May 3, 2019)

3 May 2019 13:00
15:00

This workshop will familiarize you with some of the basic tools in myCourses so you can use them in the upcoming semester. Topics addressed include organizing your course content, setting up your grade book with assignments, and facilitating group interaction. Bring a laptop and your course outline (online or hard copy).

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Mandatory Orientation for New McGill Supervisors (Spring 2019)

6 May 2019 13:00
15:00

Graduate supervision is the backbone of graduate student success. In 2014, Senate approved a revision to the Regulations on Graduate Student Supervision, which mandates supervision orientation for new faculty members. Hosted by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) and Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) twice a year, the orientation provides an overview of the policy framework for supervision at McGill, best practices in graduate supervision, and key resources. 

Edi Théâtre

6 May 2019 17:30
19:30

Location: Concordia University, MB-7.401 (John Molson School of Business; 1450 Guy St., 7th floor)

In this dynamic and spontaneous performance, actors will present classroom scenarios derived from the real experiences of students. Audience members are allowed to suggest changes to the situations as they unfold in order explore the situations more deeply. Together, we’ll explore how to repair classroom dynamics if they go astray.

Course Design Workshop - Day 1

14 May 2019 09:00
16:30

Would you like to design or redesign one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Join a group of fellow faculty members led by facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services to discuss strategies for course design and teaching that focus on enhancing student learning.

 

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Course Design Workshop - Day 2

16 May 2019 09:00
16:00

 

Would you like to design or redesign one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Join a group of fellow faculty members led by facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services to discuss strategies for course design and teaching that focus on enhancing student learning.

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Designing successful peer assessment assignments

21 May 2019 09:30
12:00

Peer Assessment (PA) refers to students providing feedback on other students’ assignments to help them improve their work. This feedback may or may not involve a grade. While the learning benefits of PA have been well established, successful PA experiences hinge on the careful design of the PA activities students are asked to engage in. In this workshop, we address the principles that support sound design of PA activities.

Strategies to Support Active and Collaborative Learning

23 May 2019 09:30
12:00

Photo credit: Victor Tangermann

Grad Hive for International Graduate Students

30 May 2019 12:00
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20 Jun 2019 13:30
Ready to start job hunting with a group of your international peers? Take the sting out of your career search by signing up for the Grad Hive!

CaPS Grad Hive is a 4-part Design Thinking workshop on career development for international graduate students.

Designing Effective Multiple-Choice Questions

6 Jun 2019 09:30
12:00

 

Would you like to improve the quality of your Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)? Would you like to learn how to use MCQs to assess higher order thinking skills, such as application and analysis? If so, join a group of fellow instructors for a workshop about the principles of well-designed multiple-choice questions. Bring existing MCQs exams or course materials for which you would like to develop questions.