Key definitions and principles that underlie community engagement, such as the importance of addressing assumptions. Through real-world examples and interviews with actual community partners and campus representatives, this module also highlights the many complexities involved in partnerships between community and campus, some of which can lead to negative interactions.
An overview of the critical elements of starting a business. The module components include enough information for the learner to understand key concepts and provide them with an understanding of what further learning is required along with links to additional resources and learnings.
This module gives you some valuable tools to increase your understanding of health and wellness and to help you manage your well-being in your graduate life and during your transition to a career. It introduces you to some key facts about wellness, mental health and mental illness.
One-Week Resume is a self-directed e-course that provides resume assistance for McMaster graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. No live meetings, so you can fit this into your schedule when it works for you. Check our Events Calendar for upcoming One-Week Resume sessions.
Sound research project management is a fundamental element of any research project. Creating a project plan should be seen as an integral, ongoing process initiated at the outset of your research. This plan will provide you with a holistic view of your project, allowing you to make preparations in advance, anticipate potential problems and develop strategies to eliminate risks to your project later on.
This Certificate of Completion, delivered in partnership by Graduate Studies and the MacPherson Institute, includes EDUCATN700 (Essential Skills in Teaching and Learning (II)) and EDUCATN750/751 (Principles and Practices of University Teaching). Prerequisite: Teaching and Learning Foundations
Have you ever worried that you might accidentally plagiarize by forgetting to cite a source or by not paraphrasing thoroughly enough? You’re not alone. Many graduate students share this fear, especially when managing many sources over several years. This module aims to help you understand plagiarism and develop strategies to avoid it.