TA Workshops – November 2019

Workshops for TAs, Lab Demonstrators and Marker GradersALL Brock University TAs, marker-graders, tutorial leaders, lab demonstrators, and course coordinators are invited to join us for weekday workshops!  Register online at https://cpi.brocku.ca/events/event

TA Talks Tuesday, November 12, 10:00 am-11:00 am, TH135    Join us for sessions focused on supporting self-care through conversations with other teaching assistants. Together we will talk about teaching, maintaining work-life balance, and the TA experience!
Reflecting at the Labyrinth Tuesday, November 12, 10:00 am-11:00 am    Join us to explore the Brock University Labyrinth on Weather Station Field across from the Campus Store.
TA Talks Thursday, November 14, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm, ST103
Reflecting at the Labyrinth Thursday, November 14, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm  Join us to explore the Brock University Labyrinth on Weather Station Field across from the Campus Store.

Fostering a Positive Learning Environment  Thursday November 7, 5:00 pm. ST103
Grading Strategies: Tips for Effective Marking  Tuesday November 19, 10:00 am, ST103

The Magic of Feedback  November 2, 9:00 am, ST103   Learn the different types of feedback. Practice making informed  decisions about feedback that will support your students’ competence, growth, and enjoyment of their coursework.
Teaching Accessibility  November 2, 10:30 am, ST103   Explore ways of facilitating greater access to learning and some of the challenges students with disabilities may experience.

Helping Students Prepare for Exams   November 16, 9:00 am, ST103   Explore how to set expectations for students in your courses regarding exams. Learn constructive feedback and exam review strategies.
Ending the Semester  November 16, 10:30 am, ST103   Let’s think about the role course closures, share ideas about how you can approach the last class, and engage in reflection on a semester of teaching and learning

Reflecting on Your Teaching  November 30, 9:00 am, ST103   Share your teaching experiences with others. After a semester of teaching, what questions do you still have?
Grading Strategies: Rubrics  November 30, 10:30 am, ST103    Lets think and talk about the benefits and challenges of rubrics as an assessment tool while we create a variety of rubrics.