TA Workshop Series

CPI is offering specialized online sessions for teaching assistants through the spring and summer.

Weekly TA Drop-in discussion sessions are ongoing. Join us Tuesdays from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm and Fridays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Contact eddev@brocku.ca for more information on how to join the drop-in discussion sessions.

The TA Workshop Series provides ongoing professional development opportunities for Brock Teaching Assistants, Lab Demonstrators, Course Coordinators, Marker-Graders, and Seminar Leaders. Each workshop offers an opportunity to explore topics related to teaching and learning as part of Brock’s TA community.

NEW FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2020!

CPI is offering a Certificate in Online Teaching & Learning in Higher Education. This certificate program is offered by CPI to TAs who participate in 6 workshops focused on teaching and learning online.

TAs are welcome to attend any or all of the workshops offered throughout the Spring/Summer terms.

Who can attend?

TA workshops are open to all Brock Teaching Assistants, Lab Demonstrators, Course Coordinators, Marker-Graders and Seminar/Tutorial Leaders

How can I register?

Click on the link for each workshop to learn more and to sign up.

2020 Spring Term Workshop Schedule

Join us on Tuesday, June 2nd at 2:00 pm for the “Being an Online TA” workshop. Registration is available on the CPI events page.

Asynchronous workshops will be facilitated in Sakai. The asynchronous workshops will be made available in the TA Sakai site on Tuesdays and participants will have two weeks to progress through the material, engage in discussions, and participate in learning activities.

Workshops Available on Tuesday, June 9 – Discussions and Learning Activities available until Tuesday, June 23

Creating an Online Learning Community & Facilitating Discussions Online


Workshops Available on Tuesday, June 23 – Discussions and Learning Activities available until Tuesday, July 7

Using Feedback to Support Teaching and Learning & Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for Teaching Assistants


Workshops Available on Tuesday, July 7 – Discussions and Learning Activities available until Tuesday, July 21

 Teaching and Accessibility & Ethical Dilemmas


Workshops Available on Tuesday, July 21 – Discussions and Learning Activities available until Tuesday, August 4

Grading Strategies for the Online TA & Grading Strategies: Marking Participation 


Workshop Available on Tuesday, August 4- Discussions and Learning Activities available until Tuesday, August 11

Course Closures 


We will end the semester with the Reflecting on Your Teaching workshop on Tuesday, August 18 at 10am.

TA Workshop schedule for Spring/Summer 2020 – downloadable version.

Questions?

Please email us at eddev@brocku.ca if you have any questions about the TA Workshop Series, the TA Certificate programs, or need assistance with registration.