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2nd floor of McIntyre Medical reborn as high-tech CyberMed

Fri, 2013-11-29 15:03

Read article on the McGill Reporter on how not even a five-week construction strike could stop the transformation of empty storage into high-tech hub.

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Active Learning Classrooms

Mon, 2013-12-02 11:17

Scheduled to Teach in One of the Active Learning Classrooms (ALC)?

If you are registered to teach in an ALC in Winter 2014, you received an email on November 20th from IT Services. Complete the online form to request in-class support for your classes. Also, the ALC Preparation Checklist can help ensure you have everything you need before you start teaching.

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688 Sherbrooke room 1265

Location

688 Sherbrooke Street West

Capacity

24 students

Documentary Videos

Teaching and Learning Experiences in Active Learning Classrooms at McGill: Highlights

This video highlights how four McGill instructors in different disciplines have used the features of the ALC to engage students and promote active and collaborative learning.

You may also wish to view the ALC Highlights video in HD.

Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs)

Teaching and Learning Experiences in Active Learning Classrooms at McGill: Highlights

This video highlights how four McGill instructors in different disciplines have used the features of the ALC to engage students and promote active and collaborative learning.

You may also wish to view the ALC Highlights video in HD. Please see our Documentary Videos for a more in-depth look at the courses profiled below.

Impact

Executive Summary Report

In 2009-2010, Teaching and Learning Services documented the experiences of instructors and students in Education 627. A summary report is available below.

Active Learning Classrooms 2009-2010 Executive Summary [.pdf]

Teaching and Learning Support

Comprehensive Support for Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs)

This page is specifically addressed to instructors teaching in Active Learning Classrooms.

Support strategies have been developed based upon a variety of sources. These include:

Courses using ALCs

2011-2012

In 2011-2012, an additional Active Learning Classroom (ALC) was constructed in room 1265 of 688 Sherbrooke. This year, 62 unique courses were taught in the four ALCs, representing eight different faculties: Arts, Continuing Studies, Education, Law, Management, Medicine, Science, and Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.

Background and Goals

The Active Learning Classroom (ALC) concept

Active Learning Classrooms are teaching and learning spaces designed to foster students’ active engagement in their own learning. The ALCs at McGill were developed under the auspices of the  Teaching and Learning Spaces Working Group (TLSWG). This working group operationalized the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) benchmarks of effective educational practice in the Principles for Designing Teaching and Learning Spaces.