Teaching Strides

MRU Faculty Daring Greatly

Season 2, Episode 1: Learning to Teach is an Act of Letting Go

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Margy MacMillan

Margy MacMillan is a Full Professor in the Library at Mount Royal University. She has been bringing people and information together at Mount Royal since 1990. A laureate of the Mount Royal Distinguished Faculty Teaching Awards, Professor MacMillan connects people with information and each other, and helps them learn to use information resources more effectively. Known by colleagues to have loads of fun at work, Professor MacMillan is engaged in teaching, research, and initiatives such as Triads, a peer-collaboration, mentoring, and support program for Mount Royal faculty. Her current teaching and scholarship interests focus on helping students read academic articles, and using data from the Assessment Seminar, series of interviews, to better understand how students develop disciplinary identities.