May 4, 9:30-11:30am
Why is it that stellar students sometimes fail in the workplace while dropouts succeed? One reason is that most, if not all, of our current assessment practices are inauthentic. Harvard Professor Eric Mazur will discuss how we can rethink our approaches to assessment.
May 7, 9:00am-5:00pm and May 12, 9:00am-1:00pm (1.5 days)
Would you like to (re)design one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Join a group of fellow faculty members led by facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services to discuss strategies for course design and teaching that focus on enhancing student learning.
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April 28 & 30, 2:30-4:30pm
In a world where Humanities scholars are urged to put their work into new digital forms, ensuring that these new modes of scholarly output are properly assessed is critical. This workshop will lay out the current conventions for assessing digital scholarship in the humanities. Please note that registration is for both Part 1 and Part 2.
If you are a post-secondary educator who seeks to enhance your teaching and ensure greater learning on the part of your students, then this is the perfect seminar for you. The National Great Teachers Seminar in the Canadian Rockies is a unique and powerful opportunity to reflect on what great teaching is all about.
What’s the difference between the calculated final grade and the adjusted final grade? How do I get the final grades from myCourses to Minerva? Learn more about the Gradebook tool in myCourses in this week’s post on the Teaching for Learning blog.
McGill IT Services is conducting our 2nd annual survey on usage and satisfaction with technology services we provide, such as myCourses, email, software, and more. Last year your feedback helped validate decisions to provide Office 365 software and cloud storage solutions. Let us know how we can continue to improve your IT experience.
Summer 2015 courses available for instructors
You can start preparing your course site now for Summer 2015 in myCourses. Here are some useful resource links:
As of March 30, 2015, all faculty and staff have access to Microsoft OneDrive for Business, providing 1 Terabyte of FREE file space on which to store both non-work related files and some work-related files. Access files from anywhere – laptops, desktops, mobile. Share files with friends and colleagues.
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