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Greater need to talk about equity, diversity and inclusion in STEM

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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.

Published: 22 Feb 2021

Ten recommendations for instructors for Winter 2021

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. 

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Published: 7 Jan 2021

Faculty of Science launches living library of teaching strategies

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.

Published: 16 Dec 2020

myCourses Homepage Upcoming Changes

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. 

Published: 11 Dec 2020

New Learning Outcomes tool

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.

Published: 10 Dec 2020

Free cloud storage for students via Microsoft OneDrive

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.

Published: 10 Sep 2020

Construction noise in Leacock classrooms

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.

Published: 5 Oct 2016

Polling @ McGill: Upgrade to TurningPoint Cloud

Upgrade to TurningPoint Cloud: Web-based Polling at McGill

Published: 13 Jun 2016

Weston Fellowship

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.

Published: 5 Feb 2016

Visit the New MERCURY Website!

We are proud to launch our new MERCURY website. This site was created to help you find information and resources related to the Course Evaluation system and procedures at McGill, including:

Email address:
Published: 11 Sep 2015

Required Components of Course Outlines and the Regulations Governing Student Assessments

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

Published: 5 Dec 2014

MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

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.

Published: 2 Jul 2014

 


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