The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is hosting a series of teaching sessions open to the entire UAlberta campus community. All sessions are free.
More session information. Please RSVP for a session.
NEW! Lunch hour round table teaching sessions led by graduate students. Please RSVP for a session.
Sessions fulfill the professional development activities requirement (up to four hours). Please verify with your department/faculty’s graduate coordinator. Several sessions may also be used towards Ethics Credit. Please review with your department Graduate Coordinator/Chair if they will accept these sessions for this purpose.
Session 1: Graduate Teaching and Learning Program Information Session – not for GTL Credit
Session 2: How to Teach Fish When You Are a Penguin
Session 3: The ‘Ism’s In Teaching: How to Deal with Sensitive Issues Such as Racism, Genderism, Sexism and so on in your Classroom (Ethics Credit)
Session 4: Leading Discussions
Session 5: Motivating Students
Session 6: Aligning Learning Objectives with Assessment
Session 7: Creating Safe Zones for Student Engagement: Lessons from the Law School
Session 8: Peer Training Session – Required for Level Two GTL Program
Session 9: What Sets a 3M Teaching Winner Apart From the Rest
Session 10: Ethics in Teaching (Ethics Credit)
Session 11: Session Planning
Session 12: Leaving Your Mark: Grading the Essay
Session 13: How to Prepare a Teaching Dossier
Session 14: Who is in Your Class? The Mental Wellness of Your Students
Session 15: Code of Student Behaviour (Ethics Credit)
*Cancelled Session 16: Engaging Large Classrooms in Active Learning
Session 17: Teaching in the Large Classroom
Session 18: Richard Dietrich - from counselling psychology
Session 19: Using Your Voice in the Classroom
Session 20: Gamify Your Course
Session 21: Peer Training Session – Required for Level Two GTL Program (Repeat of Session 8)
Session 22: HMM: How Humour, Music, & Movement Enhance Student Engagement