Focus on Teaching e-Bulletin

This information bulletin is an initiative Teaching and Learning Services designed to inform you of upcoming events and to enhance your teaching at McGill University.

On this page you will find archives from previous publications.

2017-2018

Date

Issue

November 16, 2017 Clarifying Expectations in Graduate Supervision
November 1, 2017 Course Design Workshop: (Re)design one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills
October 17, 2017 Engage students with short written assignments
October 2, 2017 Designing Effective Multiple-Choice Questions
September 15, 2017 The Lunch Spot (TLS): Let's talk teaching
August 31, 2017 Teaching for learning
August 15, 2017 Fall 2017 Teaching Checklist

2016 - 2017

2015 - 2016

2014 - 2015

Date

Issue

June 1, 2015 Do you have a graduate student who appears to be struggling?
May 14, 2015 Daring to Try New Teaching Strategies in your McGill Course?
May 1, 2015 Supporting Students in Distress at McGill
April 16, 2015 Assessment: The Silent Killer of Learning
April 1, 2015 (Re)design your course!
March 16, 2015 Are you obliged to write a reference letter if asked by a student?
March 2, 2015 Peer Review with Undergrads: Promoting an Understanding of Academic Writing
February 16, 2015 What are your roles and responsibilities in the supervisory relationship?
February 2, 2015 What are your roles and responsibilities in the supervisory relationship?
January 15, 2015 Interested in Designing Effective Multiple Choice Questions??
January 6, 2015 Introducing the New Focus on Teaching
December 15, 2014 Teaching Preparation Checklist - Are you ready for next semester? [.pdf]
December 1, 2014 Resolving Conflicts in Graduate Supervision? - Find out how! [.pdf]
November 17, 2014 Strategies to Support Active and Collaborative Learning!? Find out how! [.pdf]
November 3, 2014 Introduction to Course Design and Teaching [.pdf]
October 15, 2014 Clarifying Expectations in Graduate Supervision [.pdf]
October 1, 2014 Evaluation and Feedback in Large Classes [.pdf]
September 15, 2014 Do you use Social Media in Teaching and Learning? [.pdf]
September 3, 2014 Welcome to the 2014-2015 Academic Year [.pdf]
August 25, 2014 Writing Effective Reference Letters for Student Fellowships [.pdf]
August 18, 2014 Writing Effective Reference Letters for Student Fellowships [.pdf]

2013 - 2014

Date

Issue

June 17, 2014 How to Keep Up Your Energy Levels During the Summer [.pdf]
May 28, 2014 Instructors Stop Putting Your PowerPoint Slides On-Line [.pdf]
May 15, 2014 University Teaching in a time of Globalization [.pdf]
May 1, 2014 Exams Are Over Have Lunch With Colleagues [.pdf]
April 15, 2014 Recognizing and Supporting Students At-Risk [.pdf]
April 1, 2014 Introduction to Course Design and Teaching Workshop [.pdf]?
March 17, 2014 Campus-Wide Mass Notification Test, Tuesday_March_18th [.pdf]?
February 28, 2014 Student_Writing:_Old_School_Skill_Needs_an_Updated_Approach [.pdf]
February 15, 2014 New! Brown Bag Lunch Series: Evaluation and Feedback in Large Classes [.pdf]
February 1, 2014 Safer Spaces: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity [.pdf]
January 15, 2014 Teaching and Languages [.pdf]
January 7, 2014 University Teaching in a Time of Globalization: Language Challenges & Opportunities?
December 15, 2013 Start the New Year off Right! [.pdf]
December 1, 2013 Getting ready for Winter 2014! [.pdf]?
November 15, 2013 Supervisory Alliance: The Relationship Between Supervisor and Supervisee [.pdf]
November 1, 2013 Supervisory Alliance Workshop [.pdf]
October 15, 2013 The Right Start: Building a Healthy Student-Supervisor Relationship [.pdf]
October 1, 2013 Designing Effective Multiple-Choice Questions [.pdf]
September 16, 2013 University Teaching in a Time of Globalization [.pdf]
September 1, 2013 Bringing Research into the Undergraduate Classroom [.pdf]
August 15, 2013 Checklists_workshops_and_resources? [.pdf]?
June 15, 2013 Teaching Award Winners 2013 [.pdf]
June 01, 2013 SALTISE 2013 Conference [.pdf]

2012 - 2013

2011 - 2012

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