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Starting an undergraduate program is a big transition, accompanied by many uncertainties. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has added to the number of unknowns facing incoming students, through the switch from on-campus to online courses.
Recently, the Office of Science Education (OSE) and Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) hosted two panels to support U0 and U1 students admitted to the Faculties of Science and Engineering, as they prepare for their first year at McGill.
On May 25, 2020, Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) and the Office of Science Education (OSE) at McGill University held a panel discussion on remote teaching for instructors in the Faculty of Science.› Read more
Dr Amal Bessissow was awarded the Douglas G. Kinnear Award 2020, nominated by the MGH residents for exceptional skill in teaching clinical medicine.
Dr Khue Ly won the Department of Medicine Phil Hill Award 2020 in recognition of excellence in teaching clinical medicine.
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.