Events

Large Class Teaching Exchange - New Event
 

Tuesday, February 15, 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Are you teaching a large class and are looking for ways to check in with students on how the class is going? The Office of Science Education, in collaboration with Teaching and Learning Services, invites you to join us for a teaching exchange session focused on gathering in-course feedback from students.

Large Class Teaching Exchange

Wednesday, December 8, 1:30 – 2:30 PM

Are you teaching a large class online next term and are looking for ideas to promote student learning and engagement? The Office of Science Education, in collaboration with Teaching and Learning Services, invites you to join us for a teaching exchange session focused on sharing online strategies that have worked well for instructors from a variety of disciplines.


SciLearn Speaker Series

SciLearn, Learn Science Your Way

Looking to use the latest research in cognitive science to boost student learning in coursework? Join us for a new speaker series tailored for McGill instructors and open to all with an interest in cognition and education. The series launches with a presentation and workshop by Drs. Joe Kim & Faria Sana from McMaster University and is part of SciLearn, the Office of Science Education’s program to help McGill students get the most out of university learning.

Please view the event details below and contact Hilary Sweatman (hilary.sweatman [at] mail.mcgill.ca) with any questions.

Dr. Joe Kim

Presentation by Dr. Joe Kim: Motivating Durable Learning: Focused Attention through Instructional Design
Friday, October 22, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Details and registration Watch the recording View the slides

Workshop for instructors led by Dr. Faria Sana: Taking the Big 3 into the Classroom 
Friday, October 29, 11:30am – 1:00pm

Incoming Students Panel: Your First Year in Science at McGill

Friday, June 11, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Faculty of Science and the Office for Science Education are thrilled to invite all incoming students to a panel discussion featuring professors and current students. Panelists will share their experiences with remote teaching and learning and give incoming students a sneak peek of what they can expect in Fall 2021.

Details and registration


Large Class Teaching Exchange

Tuesdays, starting May 25, 2021, 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Coffee cup sits beside laptop with screen showing several participants on a video call

Are you teaching a large class online this Fall and are looking for ideas to promote student learning and engagement? The Office of Science Education, in collaboration with Teaching and Learning Services, invites you to join us for a teaching exchange series focused on sharing online strategies that have worked well for instructors from a variety of disciplines.


Ask Us Anything: Faculty Perspectives and Plans for Fall 2020

Tuesday, July 28, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The Faculty of Science invites all incoming McGill B.Sc. and B.A. & Sc. students to a panel and discussion with their future professors. The professors, who teach courses for U0 and U1 students, will share their plans for the fall semester and respond to questions!


Panel Discussion: Your first year in Science at McGill

Insights for new students from professors and peers

Friday, June 12, 10:30-11:30 AM

The Faculty of Science and the Office for Science Education would like to invite all incoming students to a panel discussion featuring professors and current students. Panelists will share their experiences with remote teaching and learning and give incoming students a sneak peek of what they can expect in Fall 2020.


Panel Discussion on Remote Teaching in the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science in collaboration with Teaching and Learning Services will hold a Panel Discussion on Remote Teaching on Monday, May 25th, 3-4pm. The Panel is geared to all faculty members, faculty lecturers, Chairs, and Departmental Managers.

The Panel will have three parts:

  1. Presentation on key strategies for engaging and assessing students in Fall2020
  2. Brief presentations by instructors Laura Pavelka, Chemistry and Nik Provatas, Physics and two students
  3. Q & A with participants

› Access the Zoom recording and slides from the Panel Discussion

› View video highlights


Academia Week Poster Showcase

February 11, 2020, New Residence Hall, 5-7pm

Live updates from the Science Undergraduate Society

Join us for the first Undergraduate Poster Showcase on February 11, 2020! This event, sponsored by the Office of Science Education, the Science Undergraduate Society and Teaching and Learning Services, is the opening event for the SUS Academia Week. This is your chance to see undergraduate students present research, projects and assignments. All types of work will be showcased including projects completed inside and outside of class. Students, staff, faculty and alumni are most welcome to attend! Refreshments will be served.

Read more: Introducing SUS Academia Week x OSE

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