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New online course offers fun, simple hacks to help you get fitter and stronger

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Hacking Exercise for Health: The surprising new science of fitness, which launched this week, is designed to not only teach the basics of how the body boosts fitness and strength, but also to provide opportunities to apply that theory through a series of “do-anywhere” workouts and practical tips, providing learners with the knowledge they need […]

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Pilot program aims to set new Science faculty up for success

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An innovative pilot program is providing new faculty members in the Faculty of Science with a host of mentorship, career development and networking opportunities aimed at helping them succeed in their first years at McMaster and throughout their careers. The New Faculty Mentoring Program, which will run throughout the 2019/20 academic year, pairs a cohort […]

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Invitation: User Testing for Echo360 Sandpit

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Echo360 is an institutionally-supported online video platform, which has evolved into a new generation active learning environment, offering a range of possibilities to increase student engagement, inclusion, and participation. MacPherson is collaborating with a group of instructors, students, Campus Classroom Technologies, The Equity and Inclusion Office, and Echo360 support managers to learn how to increase student participation with the effective use of […]

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Call for Student Advisory Committee Participation

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Are you a student or do you know a student passionate about supporting student mental health and well-being at McMaster? Dr. Catharine Munn and her team are currently looking for students to serve on the Student Advisory Committee for Phase II of the McMaster Student Mental Health and Well-being Strategy. If this seems like something you or […]

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Registration for the 2019 Teaching & Learning Forum is Now Open

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The Teaching & Learning Forum is an annual half-day event open to new and returning McMaster teaching assistants (TAs), graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and sessional instructors. It offers participants information sessions and workshops on various teaching and learning topics, as well as an opportunity to network. Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 9:00 am to 12:10 pm […]

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Register now for Fall 2019 Teaching and Learning Certificates of Completion Program Courses

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The Teaching and Learning Certificates of Completion Program is open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Students and fellows may earn one, or both, of the following certificates of completion throughout their studies:   Teaching and Learning Foundations Certificate of Completion  (1)        EDUCATN 600: Essential Skills in Teaching and Learning (I) [No prerequisites] September […]

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MacPherson Institute launches new strategic plan and website

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The Paul R. MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Teaching has announced the launch of its new strategic plan. After a detailed external review on teaching and learning that began in April 2018, the strategic plan will act as a roadmap that will guide the delivery of enhanced teaching and learning supports for […]

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