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.
TAs are welcome to attend any or all of the workshops offered throughout the Fall and Winter terms. You will earn 1 credit toward the Certificate in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, a certificate program offered by CPI to TAs who attend 8 workshops.
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 WINTER WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
|Saturday, January 18||9:00am-10:20am||Statement of Teaching Philosophy||ST 103|
|Saturday, January 18||10:30-11:50am||Discussion Techniques for Seminar||ST 103|
|Wednesday, January 22||5:00-6:20pm||Statement of Teaching Philosophy||ST 103|
|Monday, January 27||5:00pm-6:20pm||International TA Workshop – 7 Languages of Teaching||ST 103|
|Saturday, February 1||9:00-10:20am||Documenting Your Teaching||ST 103|
|Saturday, February 1||10:30-11:50am||Compassionate TAs Advocating for Students Dealing with Loss||ST 103|
|Wednesday, February 15||5:00-6:20pm||Documenting Your Teaching||ST 103|
|Wednesday, February 12||10:00-11:20am||Topic To Be Determined||ST 103|
|Saturday, February 15||9:00-10:20am||Diversity and the Classroom||ST 103|
|Saturday, February 15||10:30-11:50am||The Ombuds Office and TAs – Managing Expectations||ST 103|
|Saturday, February 29||9:00-10:20am||Navigating Multiple Identities for TAs||ST 103|
|Saturday, February 29||10:30-11:50am||Supporting Academic Integrity with your Students||ST 103|
|Tuesday, March 3||10:00-11:20am||Grading Strategies: Tips for Effective Marking||ST 103|
|Thursday, March 12||10:00-11:20am||Course Closures: Reflection? Celebration? Important?||ST 103|
|Saturday, March 14||9:00am-10:20am||TAs Teaching About Teaching: Part 1||ST 103|
|Saturday, March 14||10:30am-11:50am||TAs Teaching About Teaching: Part 2||ST 103|
|Saturday, March 28||9:00am-10:20am||Grading Strategies: Marking Participation||ST 103|
|Saturday, March 28||10:30am-11:50am||Reflecting on a Semester of Teaching||ST 103|
2020 TA RECEPTION
The annual TA Reception celebrates the effort and dedication of all TAs at Brock. Join us to recognize the accomplishments and hard work of this year’s TA Certificate recipients. Additionally, during this event the TA Awards will be conferred to TAs across the University who demonstrated excellence in their roles in supporting student learning.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 – 11:45am – 2:00pm
Pond Inlet, Brock Main Campus, St. Catharines
WHO IS INVITED?
- Teaching Assistants, Marker-Graders, Lab Demonstrators, Course Coordinators and others who directly support student learning.
- All members of the Brock community who support and celebrate the work of TAs