Course Lecturer EDPE 300-710 OFNIE W23

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: PartTime

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This posting is for one unionized contractual course-by-course appointment to teach one course as a Course Lecturer. Course lecturer positions are governed by the Collective Agreement between McGill University and McGill Course Lecturers and Instructors Union (MCLIU)-CSN .

Hiring Unit:

Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE)

Course Number-Section and Title (CRN):

EDPE 300-710 Educational Psychology (CRN: TBA)

Course Description

Selected theories, models, and concepts relevant to planning and reflecting upon educational practice and improvement. Overview of development, learning, thinking, motivation, individual difference, etc. In relation to applications in classroom teaching and learning, the complementary role of counsellors and psychologists, educational computing and technology. The Youth Protection Act.

Posting Dates: November 28, 2022 – November 30, 2022 (2 day supplemental)

Application Deadline: November 30, 2022 (11:59pm)

CL Credits: 3 (This course is not team-taught)

Number of Positions Available: 1

Term / Schedule:

Winter 2023 / Fri 9:00 am-12:15 pm; 06-Jan-2023 to 24-MAR-2023

Location: Kanehsatà:ke, Québec. Taxi fare or mileage will be covered by the department.

Teaching Qualification Requirements:


  • Master’s or PhD in Educational Psychology, Applied Cognitive Psychology, Learning Sciences, Human Development, or equivalent
  • OFNIE Additional Requirements:
    • A Master’s degree (in exceptional circumstances applicants without a Master’s degree but with significant research or professional experience related to the course content may be considered)


  • Knowledge of educational and psychological theories
  • Knowledge of the application of educational and psychological theories to authentic settings
  • Experience in college/university teaching in this subject or professional experience in teaching K-12
  • Knowledge of Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MELS) requirements
  • OFNIE Additional Requirements:
    • Expert knowledge of course content as outlined in the course description
    • Knowledge of the Quebec Education program (QEP) and the curriculum of the partnering school board with whom this course is being giving in collaboration.
    • Familiarity with the 13 professional competencies specified in the Ministère de l’Éducation
    • Experience as a teacher, administrator, or consultant in the partnering school board for which this course is being delivered.
    • Experience teaching in the Quebec elementary school system
    • Previous successful experience teaching similar course(s) to pre-service teachers
    • Previous successful experience teaching similar courses in Indigenous communities.


  • If the applicant has taught this course exactly once previously, she/he must have had satisfactory teaching evaluations in this course that meet the Department’s expectations. This requirement does not apply to applicants who have taught the course at least twice
  • If the applicant has not taught this course previously, but has taught in the hiring unit previously, she/he must have had satisfactory teaching evaluations that meet the Department’s expectations
  • Adherence to evolving program requirements concerning course content and program-developed competencies; course content and references must reflect the most current advances in the field
  • OFNIE Additional Requirements:
    • Must be available to attend course coordination and planning meeting minimum of 2 weeks in advance of the course start date
    • Preferred candidate will have demonstrated cultural awareness of and sensitivity to Indigenous issues in First Nations and Inuit contexts and connection to First Nations and Inuit communities. 

Additional Information:

This course will be offered in-person in Kanehsatà:ke, Quebec (Google Map link ).

Please contact with any questions you may have.

You are covered by the working conditions specified in the McGill Course Lecturers and Instructors Union collective agreement; .

Please note that, government directives permitting, it is anticipated that most courses will be taught in person. Should government restrictions prohibit in-person teaching, courses will revert to remote teaching. In the event of such a change, Course Lecturers will be advised without delay. Course Lecturers may be required to prepare and deliver teaching material suited to a remote/online teaching environment using a virtual learning platform (e.g., Zoom, WebEx) and the McGill myCourses learning management system. Training and assistance on remote teaching is available through Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) . Course Lecturers are encouraged to record their lectures.

Hiring Unit:

Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE)

Course Title:

Educational Psychology

Subject Code:

EDPE 300-710




Fri 9:00 am-12:15 pm

Deadline to Apply:


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