Online TA Week 2021

This week of synchronous online sessions is open to all new and returning TAs at the University of Toronto. All sessions during online TA week can be used as paid training.

Day

Time

Teaching Foundations (sessions appropriate for first-appointment TAs)

Teaching Expertise (sessions for returning TAs)

Monday,

Aug 30

9:00-10:00

Welcome and What I Wished TAs Knew About Our Students

10:15 – 11:15

Preparing for Your First Tutorial in the Sciences & Engineering 

Preparing for Your First Tutorial in the Humanities & Social Sciences 

Designing Effective Online Learning Experiences

11:30 – 12:30

Labs and Practicals

Discussion Based Tutorials

Fostering Equity and Inclusion in Teaching & Learning

12:45 – 1:45

TAing at UTSC / TAing at UTM

Tuesday,

Aug 31

1:00 – 2:00

Teaching Tips from the TATP Teaching Excellence Award Winners

2:15 – 3:15

An Introduction to Grading in the Sciences & Engineering 

An Introduction to Grading in the Humanities & Social Sciences 

Best Practices in Hybrid Teaching

3:30 – 4:30

Critical Reading and Reflection

Problem Sets

Identifying and Addressing Microaggressions in the University Classroom

Wednesday, Sep 1

9:00 – 10:00

Answering the Truth and Reconciliation’s Calls to Action

10:15 – 11:15

Supporting Student Writing

Review and Q&A Tutorials

Writing & Workshopping Your Land Acknowledgement

11:30 – 12:30

Your Teaching Persona as an International TA

An Introduction to UDL for Online/Remote Teaching

Writing & Workshopping Your Land Acknowledgement (Cont’d)

Thursday,

Sep 2

 

1:00 – 2:00

Supporting Your Students & Supporting Yourself, CUPE 3092 Unit 1 Presentation

2:15 – 3:15

Library, Accessibility Services, Student Life (Academic Success), Mental Health 

3:30 – 4:30

Educational Technology at the University of Toronto

Registration is now open.