Technology and Teaching

Clickers - A Tool to Enhance Student Engagement

  • TurningPoint software is required for using the Student Response System (clickers) and is free for all McGill Faculty and Staff. The software is available on the McGill's Software Licensing website.
  • Resources are available on how to use the TurningPoint software.

Developing Online Cases for Teaching and Learning
Suggested Readings [.doc]

Effective Use of PowerPoint
Giving lectures and Presentations

IT Services provides advice and training on how to appropriately use technological tools in teaching. For information on their upcoming workshops and services, please consult their website.

Useful online resources on technology in teaching:

Survey of Faculty Use of Online Technologies 2013 [.pdf]

The College of Family Physicians of Canada

Educause Learning Initiative

Dalhousie University/Medicine/Faculty Development


The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning

Journal of Medical Internet Research

McGill Instructor Services and Educational Technologies

Technology Review

How to Use Desktop Videoconferencing Software

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