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Lucia Wang, master’s student in Pharmacology and Therapeutics at McGill, shares her perspective on the role of equity, diversity, and inclusion in STEM education.
Storytelling by the points of a compass: how story maps can bring to life conference and course learning experiences
By Véronique Brulé (Office of Science Education)
Welcome back! As classes begin we wanted to help you get the semester off on the right foot by offering a list of ten recommendations that can help you have a successful semester teaching.Read More
The Living Library: Teaching Strategies from McGill Classrooms is a new initiative from the Office of Science Education to support faculty with planning and delivering courses.
The myCourses homepage will be updated on December 15, 2020. To help optimize real estate, ease navigation, and help instructors and students find information quickly and easily, the following changes will occur:New two column layout:
A new two column layout splits the page in half to make better use of the homepage space by providing additional real estate for content and news items.
On December 14, 2020, you will notice something new when you access your course Content in myCourses. A new Learning Outcomes tool is now available in the suite of myCourses tools.
Did you know... McGill students have access to 1 TB FREE personal file space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage component of the Office 365 package.
City of Montreal construction in the area of the Leacock building is causing noise disruptions in some classes. The University has addressed this matter with the City, but there are few options available to alleviate the issue. McGill is working to relocate classes where possible and has moved most mid-term exams. On a positive note, the City has agreed to a moratorium on construction during the final exam period.
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The Arthur and Dawn Weston Fellowship in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education was established by Arthur and Dawn Weston to recognize and promote the development of university teaching and learning expertise in various disciplines. It is awarded by the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office upon the recommendation of Teaching and Learning Services to an outstanding full-time graduate student interested in conducting research on university teaching and learning in any Faculty.
For information about the required components of course outlines, the regulations governing student assessments (including multiple-choice examinations and midterm and final examinations) and University examination regulations, please see the following websites:
Required Components of Course Outlineswww.mcgill.ca/tls/teaching/course-design/outline
McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year. More than 32,000 people from 160 countries, with an average age of 35 (a bit younger than normal) signed up for the MOOC.