Pro-D for Teaching Assistants

The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology offers a wide range of professional development programs of value to teaching assistants. The workshops are meant to support you in your teaching and learning endeavours and to provide information on current research on teaching and learning theories and methods.

Graduate Students in Teaching Conference – May 19 + 20, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • Day 1
    May 19, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Day 2
    May 20, 2021
    9:15 am - 3:50 pm

Event Description

Please click “Register Now” to register for this event. The conference will be held online via Zoom and the Zoom link(s) will be emailed to you 2-3 days prior to the event. The Graduate Students in Teaching Conference is open for Graduate Students and Teaching Assistants (TA). Registration closes on May 14 at 12 PM PDT. (more…)

Graduate Students and TAs – Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and other “Differentisms”


Event Date & Time

  • May 19, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Cia Verschelden is the keynote speaker for Celebrate Learning Week 2021. If would like to participate in this workshop, it would be helpful if you also attend Cia Verschelden’s keynote presentation taking place from 10:00am – 12:00pm on May 18. Bandwidth concept – scarcity steals mental bandwidth  The cognitive resources for learning of many of (more…)

Journey into Course Design – July 2021


Event Date & Time

  • July 14, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • July 21, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Keen to learn about learner-centred course design? Have a course or module to design and you’re not sure where to start? Interested in integrating learner-centred strategies into your design? Want to explore assessment and instructional strategies at the course level? In this engaging two-part workshop, you will journey through three stages of course design: reflecting (more…)