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August 15, 2019

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FEATURED EVENTS


 

 

Getting Started with myCourses

 

August 21 or 27, 2:00-4:00pm

 

This workshop will familiarize you with some of the basic tools in myCourses so you can use them in the upcoming semester. Topics addressed include organizing your course content, setting up your grade book with assignments, and facilitating group interaction. Bring a laptop and your course outline (online or hard copy).
 

myCourses Drop-in Clinic

 

September 4, 3:00-5:00pm

 

This is not workshops, but allotted time where you can work on a course shell and receive help. The aim is to provide you with a minimum of 15 minutes of one-on-one time and frequent check-ins for the duration of the clinic.

 

To register, please consult our calendar of upcoming events.

 

Writing Effective Reference Letters for Student Fellowships

 

August 27, 11:00am-1:00pm

 

Have you been asked to write a letter of reference? In this workshop, you will learn how to write reference letters that help your best students stand out in a competitive world.

 


UPCOMING EVENTS


 

Mitacs Lunch & Learn: Funding programs to support your collaborative neuroscience research projects

 

August 22, 12:00-2:00pm

 

Mitacs provides grants, fellowships and internships to support research collaborations with companies and non-profits. Join us for a webinar to learn about Mitacs opportunities for graduate students, postdocs and faculty conducting neuroscience-related research.


 

Introduction to Polling @ McGill

 

August 23 or 30, various times

 

Are you interested in using Polling @ McGill to engage your students in class? This tool allows instructors to ask their students questions in class; students respond using their personal phone, tablet, or laptop. In this workshop, you will learn about different strategies to engage your students using polling, with a focus on how to design effective polling questions.

 


EVENTS FOR YOUR STUDENTS


 

    

 





Skills development 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.

 

 

Skills development for graduate students

 

SKILLSETS offers skill development opportunities to complement the research training provided by the academic experience at McGill.  It is open to all graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

 


RESOURCES & ANNOUNCEMENTS


 

The Wellness Hub

 

The new Student Wellness Hub provides students with health and wellness services and programming, health promotion activities, and more. Connect students to the help they need through our Virtual Hub website, our Health and Wellness Resource Map, or view Faculty/Staff Resources for tools to help you support your students’ well-being.


 

Redpath basement now open to Library users

 

Starting July 29, 2019, the Redpath Library Building basement is accessible to Library users. Signage is colour-coded and collections located there include: ‘A’ call numbers, the CJK collection, journals, the Schulich Library collection and the Osler Library collection.


 

New in WorldCat Discovery!

 

Browse McGill’s print book collection virtually

Discover McGill Library’s print collection serendipitously online through WorldCat Discovery’s new “Browse the Shelf” tool. To use the browse option, access WorldCat Discovery, open the detailed view of the item record, and click “Browse the Shelf”

 

Call Number Searching

Users can now search for materials by call number in WorldCat Discovery. Instructions are available on  the Library’s website. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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Université McGill 

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Canada H3A 0C8

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