- » Faculty Programs
- Perspectives on Teaching Conference
- The TSC organizes a one-day conference, Perspectives on Teaching, each fall and spring for faculty, staff and graduate students. The conference includes sessions on effective lecturing, innovative teaching techniques, problem solving and self-directed teaching/learning, evaluation methods, grading practices, blended learning and other teaching-related issues.
- Course on Teaching at the University Level
- The Teaching Support Centre is offering a four-day comprehensive course,
Teaching at the University Level, for faculty who are new to teaching.
- Instructional Skills Workshop
- The ISW is offered within a small group setting and is designed to
enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced
- New Faculty Orientation
- This interactive day for newly appointed academic staff (full-time and part-time) introduces them to colleagues and support groups within the University.
- Faculty Mentor Program
- One of our many endeavors in the Teaching Support Centre is the Faculty
Mentor Program. This is quite a special program, it was jointly
developed with the University Faculty Association and the University
Administration specifically to make the experience, knowledge and
expertise of colleagues available to new faculty.
- Course Design & Renovation Workshop
- The purpose of this two-day workshop is to facilitate the design or
redesign of a course that you will be teaching in the upcoming year.
- Graduate Supervision
- The Teaching Support Centre (TSC) and the School of Graduate and
Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS) are working on developing programs and
resources to enhance graduate supervision and raise its profile and
importance across campus.
- Consultation Services
- The Teaching Support Centre offers voluntary, confidential consultation services to individual faculty who want to improve their teaching.
- Individual Department Workshops
- Upon request, the Teaching Support Centre will assist a Committee,
Department, or Faculty with curriculum revisions or individual course
- Fostering Diversity
- As part of the mandate of the Teaching Support Centre, we are committed
to offering an opportunity for discussion of diversity issues as they
affect teaching at this university.
- Teaching Squares
The Teaching Squares Program provides faculty with an opportunity to gain new insight into their teaching through a process of reciprocal classroom observation and self-reflection.