Upcoming teaching workshops for faculty members

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This message is sent on behalf of Dr. Annette Majnemer, Vice-Dean, Education, McGill Faculty of Medicine.

 

Dear faculty members,

Faculty members continue to step up, create, engage and inspire despite these difficult times. The dedication to teaching and learning that we see daily demonstrates clearly that our faculty members are Proud to Teach. Thank you for all that you do.

The University is offering a range of workshops to support remote teaching and active participation is encouraged.

This partial list includes workshops being offered by Teaching and Learning Services, along with a summer discussion series called “Faculty Matters,” created by the Provost & Vice-Principal (Academic) Office.

Preparing course content
June 15  (2:00-2:45pm) Details and registration
June 17  (12:00-12:45pm) Details and registration

Promoting student interaction and engagement for remote learning
June 16 (12:00-12:45pm) Details and registration
June 18 (12:00-12:45pm) Details and registration

Engaging students online with Zoom: Taking Zoom to the next level
June 17 (2:00-2:30pm) Details and registration
June 22 (1:00-1:30pm) Details and registration
July 9 (12:00-12:30pm) Details and registration

Managing your course in myCourses
June 16 (2:00-2:45pm) Details and registration
June 22 (12:00-12:45pm) Details and registration
July 6 (12:00-12:45pm) Details and registration

Getting started with Polling @ McGill
July 6 (1:00-2:00pm) Details and registration
July 8 (12:00-12:30pm) Details and registration

Creating online assessments in myCourses
June 15  (12:00-12:45pm) Details and registration
June 19 (12:00-12:45pm) Details and registration
July 7 (12:00-12:45pm) Details and registration

Teaching remotely part 1: Effective pedagogy at a distance
Part of the “Faculty Matters” discussion series
June 16 (12:00 pm) Details and registration

Teaching remotely part 2: Success stories
Part of the “Faculty Matters” discussion series
June 23 (12:00 pm) Details and registration

Peer assessment with Peergrade
June 23 (2:00-2:30pm) Details and registration
July 9 (1:00-1:30pm) Details and registration
July 10 (1:00-1:30pm) Details and registration

Respectful and inclusive learning environments
Part of the “Faculty Matters” discussion series
July 7 (12:00pm) Details and registration

Equity and university life balance through and after COVID-19
Part of the “Faculty Matters” discussion series
July 21 (12:00pm) Details and registration

Supporting students through and after COVID-19
Part of the “Faculty Matters” discussion series
August 4 (12:00pm) Details and registration

Welcoming new colleagues in person, from a distance
Part of the “Faculty Matters” discussion series
August 18 (12:00pm) Details and registration

Further resources for the TLS workshops are available here, along with recordings of previous sessions. Video recordings and resources from previous “Faculty Matters” sessions are available here. We encourage you to take advantage of these resources.

Thank you for your ongoing commitment to teaching and learning. Please do not hesitate to reach out.

 

“If you can’t do what you do, you do what you can” – Bon Jovi.

 

Sincerely,

Annette Majnemer OT, PhD, FCAHS
Vice-Dean, Education, Faculty of Medicine

 

 

June 12 2020

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