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Online learning forces professors to reconsider virtual teaching platforms

The past six months have brought unprecedented change to McGill as institutions worldwide transition to online learning platforms. Given the changes brought by online learning, teachers are being forced to develop new ways of delivering lectures, promoting discussion, and creating assessments. The COVID-19 pandemic shut schools down in March 2020, […]

McGill aims for online and in-person options after Education Minister’s decision to reopen schools

McGill is standing by its May 11 decision to offer instruction primarily through online delivery platforms for the Fall 2020 semester after Education Minister Jean-François Roberge’s announcement on June 16 that schools across Quebec can reopen in September.  McGill will conduct all essential class activities through remote instruction, but hopes […]

McGill’s downtown campus declared national park to protect local seagull and squirrel population

Following the McGill administration’s closure of campus until May 1 as a result of directives of the provincial government regarding limiting the spread of COVID-19, the McGill community was forbidden from gathering on the university’s grounds.  Overnight, the McGill campus was devoid of its human population, who turned to Zoom’s […]

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Mandatory sexual consent and violence training to start Summer 2019

Beginning Summer 2019, McGill University will roll out mandatory online training modules for students, faculty, and staff on sexual violence awareness and consent. At a Feb. 15 information session for the university’s major stakeholders, Dean of Students Christopher Buddle and Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policy) Angela Campbell revealed that […]