Winter Conference on Teaching
Saturday, January 26th, 2013
Teaching Support Centre (TSC), Room 258 The D.B. Weldon Library
10:00am – 3:00pm
Please join us for a day of workshops to continue learning about effective teaching and become re-energized for a second term in the classroom. Attend the day and receive up to three credits from the Future Professor Series towards your Certificate in University Teaching and Learning.
Session topics will include:
- Establishing a Presence in Online Teaching
- Getting It Done: Strategies for Finding Focus and Overcoming Procrastination in Grad School
- Great Ideas for Teaching
Great Ideas for Teaching
The upcoming Winter Conference on Teaching (January 26, 2013) will feature a panel of Western's most creative TAs who will present their great ideas for teaching. This year, the conference keynote speaker will explore the use of technology in the classroom. Great ideas proposals that also focus specifically on teaching with technology are encouraged!
Presenters will be selected competitively and the top "Great Ideas" presenters will receive a $50 gift certificate to Western Hospitality Services.
To submit a proposal, write a two-page description of your teaching idea. The teaching idea may be a class activity, a creative assignment or any other strategy that enhances student learning.
The proposal needs to include:
- The activity's learning goals,
- A brief list of key concepts,
- Description of the learning activity, including length of time & resources necessary for conducting the class activity,
- Your name, department, contact information, and the name and number of the course for which you designed the activity
Please send your proposal to the Teaching Support Centre/Graduate Student Programs via email at email@example.com or by campus mail to Teaching Support Centre/Graduate Student Programs, Room 122, The D. B. Weldon Library.
DEADLINE: January 7, 2013. *Deadline has been extended to January 11th, 2013.
PLEASE NOTE: Winners MUST be available on the afternoon of January 26 to present their "Great Idea" at the Winter Conference on Teaching.
For questions or more information on the Great Ideas for Teaching Contest, please contact Karyn Olsen at firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 Great Ideas for Teaching Award Winners
Teaching Assistant Training Program
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