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Course evaluations matter...Evaluate your courses!

24 Mar 2014
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29 Apr 2014

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

Grading written assignments: How objective can it be?

23 Apr 2014 09:00
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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.

Help, My Supervision (Supervisee?) Is in Trouble

25 Apr 2014 10:00
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12:30

In this workshop, McGill counselors and clinicians will present information to help you identify evidence of mental health problems, and to decide when to refer a student.

We will consider strategies for effective boundary setting and discuss the resulting mutual benefits for supervisors and supervisees. Each participant will be asked to present some hypothetical experiences during this workshop.

Registration will in March 2014.

Using social media tools in teaching and learning

6 May 2014 14:00
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16:00

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.

Introduction to Course Design and Teaching Workshop

8 May 2014 09:00
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13 May 2014 13:00

Would you like to (re)design one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Learn about strategies that focus on enhancing student learning? Develop a course syllabus and exchange feedback with fellow faculty members and facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services in this 1½ day workshop held on Thursday, May 8 (9:00am - 5:00pm) & Tuesday, May 13 (9:30am - 1pm), 2014.

Brown bag lunch series: Evaluation and Feedback in Large Classes

9 May 2014 12:00
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13:15

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

Inaugural McGill Active Learning Conference

12 May 2014 10:00
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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.

University teaching in a time of globalization: Language challenges and opportunities

6 Jun 2014 09:30
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11:00

Did you know that more than 40% of university teachers in Canada claim a mother tongue other than English?1 Did you know that at McGill, 50% of the students claim a mother tongue other than English?”2 Teaching at a university where there are linguistically diverse faculty and student populations can present some interesting communication challenges. If you teach in your second language or interact with students from a variety of language backgrounds, join us for an interactive talk about how to address these oral communication challenges.