Teaching Assistants' Training Program

Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation, 130 St. George Street, Robarts Library, 4th floor

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Tri-Campus TA Day 2017

August 30 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Date:
August 30
Time:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Description

An all day event for new and returning teaching assistants at the University of Toronto.

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
9:00am – 5:00pm
Bahen Centre – 40 St. George St. Main Floor

Schedule

8:30am – 9:00am Registration and Refreshments

9:00am – 9:15am Welcome & Announcements

9:15am – 10:00am What I Wished TAs Knew About Our Students

10:00am – 11:00am Teaching Tips from the 2017 TATP Teaching Excellence Award Recipients

11:00am – 11:15am Coffee Break

11:15am – 12:30pm Concurrent Sessions 1
CS1.1 Preparing for Your First Tutorial in the Sciences &Engineering
CS1.2 Preparing for Your First Tutorial in the Humanities & Social Sciences
CS1.3 Teaching Writing in the Disciplines to Multilingual Students
CS1.4 Your Teaching Persona as an International TA: Transitions and Opportunities

12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch

1:15pm – 2:30pm Concurrent Sessions 2
CS2.1 Discussion Based Tutorials in the Humanities and Social Sciences
CS2.2 Critical Reading in the Humanities and Social Sciences
CS2.3 Encouraging Active Learning in “Cook Book” Style Labs and Practicals
CS2.4 Spark a Discussion to Enhance Learning: Using Educational Technology in the Classroom

2:30pm – 2:45pm Refreshment Break

2:45pm – 4:00pm Concurrent Sessions 3
CS3.1 An Introduction to Grading in the Sciences & Engineering
CS3.2 An Introduction to Grading in the Humanities & Social Sciences
CS3.3 Broaching Difficult Topics in Teaching and Learning
CS3.4 Supporting Your Students, Supporting Yourself: Resources, Programs and Services @ UofT

4:00pm – 4:30pm CUPE 3902: Getting to Know Your Union

4:30 – 5:00pm Closing Remarks & Prize Draws

Venue

Bahen Centre
40 St. George St.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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