SciLearn Events

SciLearn Events

SciLearn events are for all: students, staff and faculty. At these lectures, study sessions, and get-togethers, we’ll explore how the latest research on neuroscience and learning can transform McGill and the student experience.


Past Events

First Year Finals Fest
Residence Life (RLife), the First-Year Undergraduate Science Society (FUSS), and  SciLearn collaboratively hosted the First Year Finals Fest, a series of events for U0 & U1 students in Science courses, November 28 - December 1.

Dan Petrescu Speaker Series 2022

The event is tailored for McGill instructors and open to all with an interest in cognition and education. The Fall 2022 edition features a presentation by Dr. Sanjay Sarma  from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is part of SciLearn, the Office of Science Education’s program to help McGill students get the most out of university learning. Dr. Sarma is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and former Vice President for Open Learning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and author of the book "Grasp".

Please contact Hilary Sweatman (hilary.sweatman [at] mail.mcgill.ca) with any questions.

Headshot of Dr. Sarma smilingPresentation by Dr. Sanjay Sarma: Rethinking Learning
Friday, October 21st, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

The Speaker Series honours our late friend and colleague, Dan Petrescu. We invite you to learn more about Dan and his legacy.

SciLearn Speaker Series 2021

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.

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Presentation by Dr. Joe Kim: Motivating Durable Learning: Focused Attention through Instructional Design
Friday, October 22, 2021, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Watch the recording View the slides


Headshot of Dr. Sana smilingWorkshop for instructors led by Dr. Faria Sana: Taking the Big 3 into the Classroom
Friday, October 29, 2021, 11:30am – 1:00pm
 

 


 

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