Tri-Campus TA Day

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

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
9:00am – 5:00pm
Bahen Centre – 40 St. George St. Main Floor


8:30am – 9:00am Registration and Light Breakfast

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 2016 TATP Teaching Excellence Award Recipients

11:00am – 11:15am Refreshment 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 Simulations and Small Scale Experiential Learning: Practice, Application and Experience

12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch

1:15pm – 2:30pm Concurrent Sessions 2
CS2.1 Supporting Student Writing in the Humanities
CS2.2 Critical Reading in the Social Sciences
CS2.3 Active Learning in Labs
CS2.4 Leader, Learners, Lesson: A Teaching Presence and Engagement Primer

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 Troubleshooting Teaching Dilemmas
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

Unfortunately, registration for this event is full.  Please consult our Workshops and Events page for other job training and professional development opportunities.