Teaching Assistant Orientation (3.5 hrs)

The TA Orientation workshop is open to all current and prospective University of Calgary Teaching Assistants. The event involves interactive sessions which provide opportunities to reflect on the importance and value of teaching and TA excellence at UCalgary.  By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the basic tenets of effective, student centered teaching
  • Begin to recognize the responsibilities and relationships involved in the TA role
  • Identify effective teaching and communication strategies that you can implement in your TA role
  • Build a positive peer TA network

Please note that this orientation program does not replace TA training that may be offered in your department or faculty.  Click here for the full agenda.

This workshop can be used toward the 2017-2018 Emerging Teachers Development Program.

This is a My GradSkills endorsed workshop. Registration will close 24 hours in advance (on January 9th, 8:30 am).

January 10, 2018 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
Forum (TI 160)
Max Attendees 
No Cost
Event Category 
Educational Development
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Signups closed for this Workshop