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myCourses Upgrade on May 29: New, Consistent Look and Feel

On May 29, myCourses, McGill’s learning management system, will be upgraded to be responsive for a consistent user experience across computers, tablets, and mobile devices.

Below are screenshots of the new look and feel from a computer and mobile device for both the instructor and student views.

The changes are primarily cosmetic and will not impact functionality. This includes: 

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Published: 28 Apr 2017

September 2017: Make course evaluation results available to students by term

Numerical results of course evaluations are accessible by McGill students and academic staff (hereafter, the “McGill community”) for courses when the following two conditions are met:

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Published: 28 Sep 2017

Instructors: Important Polling Updates for Fall 2017

Please note the following three important changes to Polling @ McGill (TurningPoint) for the Fall 2017 semester.

Upgrade to TurningPoint 8

There is a new version of TurningPoint. Please uninstall TurningPoint Cloud and download the new TurningPoint 8 by following these steps:

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Published: 30 Aug 2017

Welcome new and returning students!

The McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) would like to welcome all new students to McGill and welcome back all returning students. Whether you are just starting or finishing up, be sure to take advantage of CaPS in the year ahead. We are here to help you - whether you are trying to find a part-time job, prepare grad school applications, find post-graduation work or find out career possibilities related to your major....

Published: 16 Aug 2017

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

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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.

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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:

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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

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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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