Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology

Dr. Marina Milyavskaya of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was interviewed recently for Ideas that Move You, a selection of current articles on active living brought to you by the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 25 Mar 2015

Dr. Martin Drapeau, associate professor with the Faculty of Education's Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), has co-authorized a recent document that will be used for developing clinical standards in Quebec and across Canada.

Published on: 18 Mar 2015

The Research Exchange Forum events have been relaunched to promote faculty-wide research sharing. These regular events, open to all, are intended to support the transdisciplinary research culture within the Faculty, and to provide an informal hub where faculty and graduate students’ ongoing research can be discussed.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 9 Mar 2015

A new SSHRC grant will boost the Faculty of Education’s venerated McGill Journal of Education, strengthening the peer-reviewed journal’s commitment to the open access movement. The McGill Journal of Education (MJE),  which will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, will utilize funding from this federal program to help increase and diversify their online presence in the changing world of academic publishing.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 18 Feb 2015

Dr. Victoria Talwar is Associate Professor with the Faculty of Education's Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University. She is director of the Talwar Research Team for Understanding Children's Behaviour Through Research. She has been working in the area of developmental psychology for over fifteen years with an emphasis on social-cognitive development.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 3 Feb 2015

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky Appointed Chair of Educational & Counselling Psychology


The Faculty of Education at McGill is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky has been appointed as Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 15 Jan 2015

The Onion, an American digital media company and news satire organization, featured ECP's Professor Victoria Talwar's research this week in an article entitled, "Punishing Kids For Lying Actually Makes Them Lie More".  

Classified as: ECP, Onion, Talwar Research, Children and Lying
Published on: 9 Jan 2015

Professor Nancy Heath’s research team is delivering a face-to-face training of high school teachers and technicians using  a manualized program (StressOFF Strategies for Teens; SOS4Teens) which they developed. StressOFF uses  mindfulness-based stress management techniques. The training starts next week with a two-day session as part of a Ministère de l'éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS) Action Research Grant in partnership with the Lester B.

Classified as: ECP, McGill, Mindfulness, stress, Heath, Dept. Educational and Counselling Psychology
Published on: 7 Jan 2015

Children more likely to tell the truth either to please an adult or because they believe it is the right thing to do
 

If you want your child to tell the truth, it’s best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. That’s what researchers discovered through a simple experiment involving 372 children between the ages of 4 and 8.

How the experiment was done

Classified as: Research
Published on: 12 Dec 2014

Have you been wishing for more file storage space? Based on feedback from the IT Services 2014 student survey, you’re not alone.

Well, you’ll be happy to receive this early holiday gift from IT Services. McGill students now have access to 1 TB FREE personal file space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage component of the Office 365 package.

Classified as: Office 365, OneDrive, file storage
Published on: 1 Dec 2014

Join the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology in congratulating the 2013-2014 ECP recipients of the Judy A. Bryant Memorial Award and the Judy Fish Award in Inclusive Education.

Judy A. Bryant Memorial Award:

Xueran Han, M.Ed. in Educational Psychology, General Educational Psychology Project concentration

Classified as: ECP, judy a. bryant, judy fish
Published on: 10 Oct 2014

The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Steven Shaw discusses easing children back to school on the Andrew Carter Morning Show, CJAD 800. Listen here!

Classified as: ECP, CJAD 800
Published on: 3 Oct 2014

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was recently appointed as a member of the Advisory Board on English Education under the Ministre de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.

The Advisory Board advises MELS on all matters affecting the educational services offered in English elementary and secondary schools and adult and vocational education centres.

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 25 Sep 2014

Dr. Krista Muis, Associate Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed on CTV News on using the new active learning technique in the classroom, using technology.

Watch the full interview on CTV News.

Classified as: ECP, Muis, active learning, CTV
Published on: 8 Sep 2014

Dr. Krista Muis, Associate Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Learning Science Program was recently interviewed in the Globe and Mail about active learning, as opposed to the the traditional approach in classrooms.

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 21 Aug 2014

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