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New tool for instructors - "Putting student feedback into perspective: A tool for reflection and action"

Teaching and Learning Services has created a new tool designed to help instructors make sense of students’ course evaluation comments and provide them with a framework for making decisions about appropriate next steps.

This tool has two parts:

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Published: 24 Oct 2018

Customization of questionnaires: Updated bank of recommended questions

Did you know... Units can customize their questionnaires? Note that for Fall 2018 course evaluations, final versions of questionnaires must be submitted by Thursday, October 18. Units are encouraged to obtain feedback on their questionnaires from Teaching and Learning Services (TLS). More information about questionnaires, including your unit’s current questionnaire, is available here....
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Report on Gender Equity in Mercury Course Evaluations at McGill

Background

McGill University values quality in the courses it offers its students. End-of-course evaluations provide valuable student feedback and are one of the ways that McGill works towards maintaining and improving the quality of courses and the student learning experience.

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Published: 12 Sep 2018

Instructors: Upgrade to version 8.5

Prior to the start of the Fall 2018 term, upgrade your TurningPoint version to 8.5 (July 2018). This update contains new features and bug fixes....

Published: 31 Aug 2018

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

McGill University is on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. We acknowledge and thank the diverse Indigenous people whose footsteps have marked this territory on which peoples of the world now gather.

L'Université McGill est sur un emplacement qui a longtemps servi de lieu de rencontre et d'échange entre les peuples autochtones, y compris les nations Haudenosaunee et Anishinabeg. Nous reconnaissons et remercions les divers peuples autochtones dont les pas ont marqué ce territoire sur lequel les peuples du monde entier se réunissent maintenant.