October 1, 2018

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Featured events


 

 

2018 Social Equity Undergraduate Research and Engaged Learning Symposium

 

October 4

 

Participate in a forum where McGill undergraduate students, faculty, and local community partners can exchange and reflect on ideas, and discover and celebrate how to integrate equity and diversity within teaching, learning, research, and community engagement.

 

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Webinars - Feedback Strategies: Engaging Students in Dialogue (Part 1)

 

October 11

12:15 - 12:45pm

 

Part 1: Annotating Writing Submissions

How can we engage students with feedback and encourage them to take greater responsibility for their learning? This 4-part webinar series presents several strategies suited to writing assignments. The strategies may also make marking more efficient.

 

Register here →

 

 


Upcoming events


 

 

Safer Spaces Workshop Series

 

Understanding Discrimination

October 2, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Designed specifically for the McGill context, this workshop will expose participants to a number of concepts related to equity and discrimination.

 

Disability, Access, and Universal Design
October 9, 9:00am - 12:00pm

This workshop for faculty, staff, and graduate students will provide an overview of the fast-changing notions of disability, impairment, and access.

 

More information 

 

 

Webinar: Strategies for Teaching Large Classes

 

October 3

12:15 - 12:45pm

 

Frequent feedback on low-stakes assessments can be an important means of fostering student learning. This 30-minute webinar focuses on teaching strategies that allow students in large classes to know how they’re doing throughout the semester.

 

Register here →

 

 

Course Design Workshop

 

December 11 and 13
(two full 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. Spots are limited; register before November 23.

 

More information

 

 


Events for your students


 

 

Research skills for undergraduates

 

This two-part workshop will give undergraduates the tools they need to master research projects. From identifying research needs to producing a bibliography and everything in between, this workshop will offer plenty of hands-on activities with friendly instructors who will help take students’ research skills to the next level.

 

More information 

 

 

Skills development workshops for undergraduate students

 

SKILLS21 is a workshop-based skills development program for undergraduate students. It provides opportunities for developing 21st century skills, values, and attitudes.

 

More information 

 


Skills development for graduate students

 

SKILLSETS offers general, transferable, and professional skill development opportunities to complement the research training provided by the academic experience at McGill. Open to all graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

 

More information 

 


Resources and announcements


 

Mid-course evaluations

Want to receive valuable feedback from your students during the term while it's still possible to make adjustments to your teaching? Effective strategies include administering an anonymous survey through myCourses; asking questions anonymously using Polling @ McGill; and having an in-class, student-led feedback forum.

 

 

 

New posts on Teaching for Learning @ McGill University

This blog, hosted by TLS, features posts by instructors, students, and anyone else in higher education we’re lucky enough to collaborate with. Join in conversations about teaching and learning!

 

Course readings

The Library can help you make course readings available to your students at no cost with myCourses. It’s easy to link to the Library’s millions of articles and ebooks, or to scan and upload book chapters and articles directly to myCourses. 

 

Update | Osler Library of the History of Medicine

As a result of the water infiltration and recovery efforts related to the McIntyre Medical Building fire incident in July, the Osler Library remains closed until further notice. An update on the Osler staff and the status of the circulating collection can be found on our website.


 

 

 

 

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