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Registration closes: 3MT/MT180 Competition

22 Jan 2018

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a global competition, founded by the University of Queensland in 2008, that cultivates graduate students' academic, presentation and research communication skills. Graduate students have 3 minutes to present a compelling presentation of the impact of their thesis to a non-specialist audience, using one static slide. 3MT competitions are now held in over 350 universities in 59 countries around the world....

Deliberate practice and feedback makes progress: Teaching students to develop expertise (Webinar)

24 Jan 2018 12:15
12:45

How can you help students develop expertise? How can you help students stay interested in what they are learning? Join us for this webinar, which will address these questions and offer ideas on selecting teaching strategies based on how students learn.

REGISTER HERE>>

 

 

McGill's 7th Annual Academic Integrity Day

26 Jan 2018 08:30
15:00

Part I - Exploring Authorship and Research Ownership

Participants will learn about broader integrity contexts, and then delve into real cases of plagiarism, authorship, and data falsification in academic research.

Part II - How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Responsible Conduct of Research by Susan Zimmerman, Executive Director of the Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research. 

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The Lunch Spot (TLS): Let's talk teaching

26 Jan 2018 12:00
13:30

Would you like to share a teaching idea with colleagues? Interested in hearing what other instructors are doing across the University to engage their students in learning? TLS invites all instructors to engage in meaningful conversations about teaching and learning at The Lunch Spot.

A light lunch will be provided.

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3MT/MT180 Workshop 1 (Option 1)

30 Jan 2018 16:00
18:00

In this session students will be introduced to the 3-Minute Thesis/Ma Thèse en 180 secondes competition, provided with instructions for constructing their presentation, and allow them a chance to practice and receive feedback.

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3MT/MT180 Workshop 1 (Option 2)

31 Jan 2018 14:30
16:30

In this session students will be introduced to the 3-Minute Thesis/Ma Thèse en 180 secondes competition, provided with instructions for constructing their presentation, and allow them a chance to practice and receive feedback.

By the end of this session, students will be able to:

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3MT/MT180 Workshop 1 (Option 3)

1 Feb 2018 10:00
12:00

In this session students will be introduced to the 3-Minute Thesis/Ma Thèse en 180 secondes competition, provided with instructions for constructing their presentation, and allow them a chance to practice and receive feedback.

By the end of this session, students will be able to:

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3MT/MT180 Workshop 2 (Option 1)

13 Feb 2018 16:00
18:00

In this session students competing in McGill's 3-Minute Thesis/Ma Thèse en 180 secondes competition will present their fully-prepared 3-minute presentation. Each student will receive feedback from McGill communication experts, as well as fellow participants....

3MT/MT180 Workshop 2 (Option 2)

14 Feb 2018 14:30
16:30

In this session students competing in McGill's 3-Minute Thesis/Ma Thèse en 180 secondes competition will present their fully-prepared 3-minute presentation. Each student will receive feedback from McGill communication experts, as well as fellow participants....

3MT/MT180 Workshop 2 (Option 3)

15 Feb 2018 10:00
12:00

In this session students competing in McGill's 3-Minute Thesis/Ma Thèse en 180 secondes competition will present their fully-prepared 3-minute presentation. Each student will receive feedback from McGill communication experts, as well as fellow participants....

3MT/MT180 Workshop 2 (Option 4)

15 Feb 2018 16:00
18:00

In this session students competing in McGill's 3-Minute Thesis/Ma Thèse en 180 secondes competition will present their fully-prepared 3-minute presentation. Each student will receive feedback from McGill communication experts, as well as fellow participants....

Bumps in the Road in Graduate Supervision: A conflict resolution discussion

20 Feb 2018 13:00
15:00

 

As a professor, supervising graduate students is in most cases very rewarding. However, the supervisory experience can present professors with many challenges including conflict and at times, ineffective resolution of such conflict. If you would like to learn new strategies to improve communication with supervisees, you might be interested in training in conflict resolution, and in learning how to communicate expectations and responsibilities.

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Sustaining motivation: Engaging students in their learning (Webinar)

22 Feb 2018 12:15
12:45

How can you help students develop expertise? How can you help students stay interested in what they are learning? Join us for this webinar, which will address these questions and offer ideas on selecting teaching strategies based on how students learn.

REGISTER>>

3MT/MT180 Qualifying Heat (Option 1)

26 Feb 2018 14:30
16:30

This event is only for students registered in McGill's 3-Minute Thesis/Ma Thèse en 180 secondes competition 

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Customize your Course Evaluations: Writing Meaningful Questions (Webinar)

27 Feb 2018 12:00
12:45

You may not be aware that instructors can add up to three questions to their Mercury end-of-course evaluation questionnaires. Attend this webinar to learn how to design questions that will allow you to obtain meaningful student feedback.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

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