TDP for New Faculty

Below are some suggested core and elective workshops to fulfill the TDP requirements. We will add more workshops as they become available. Please visit the TDP for New Faculty and review core and elective elements under the “Coursework” section.

If you have questions or need clarification as to what are core and elective components, please connect with your TDP Consultant.

Expand Your Repertoire of Questioning Techniques to Improve Student Learning


Event Date & Time

  • October 22, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

Effective question strategies can promote students’ comprehension, stimulate critical thinking, and enliven discussion. They can foster student involvement and facilitate a positive, active learning environment. Despite being a common communication strategy, using questions in teaching and learning is not a given and, as instructors, we may default to the use of “Any questions?” more than (more…)

TDP for New Faculty – Fall 2019 Community Meet-Up [password protected]

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Planning for Open: Adapting and Creating OER and Open Textbooks


Event Date & Time

  • November 4, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Open educational resources (OERs) are learning materials such as textbooks, videos, problem banks and more that are licensed to allow others to reuse, revise, remix, redistribute, and retain free of cost. When introduced into a course, OERs such as open textbooks make education more accessible and affordable for students. For faculty, OERs offer the opportunity (more…)

When Will We Be Ready? Sharing Responsibility for Indigenous Engagement in Teaching and Learning

When Will We Be Ready? Sharing Responsibility for Indigenous Engagement in Teaching and Learning


Event Date & Time

  • November 6, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Event Description

**Registration is full. Please sign up for the waitlist HERE What is the context for “mandatory curricula” related to Indigenous content in your department or Faculty? What impacts does this have on you and colleagues whose focus includes Indigenous studies? These questions and many more will be discussed at the “When Will We Be Ready?” session co-sponsored (more…)

Planning for Open: Integrating and Using OER in Your Teaching


Event Date & Time

  • November 12, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Open educational resources (OERs) are learning materials such as textbooks, videos, problem banks and more that are licensed to allow others to reuse, revise, remix, redistribute, and retain free of cost. The reuse and sharing rights inherent in open resources is enabling a new approach to teaching and learning by allowing learners to connect their (more…)

Understanding and Supporting Indigenous Students


Event Date & Time

  • November 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

What would support for Indigenous students look like in departments, faculty and by staff? What are some of the ways in which Indigenous students approach and experience their education processes differently from other student groups? This session invites you to approach these questions with the concept of “bandwidth,” which helps us consider underlying factors of (more…)

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Protected: TDP for New Faculty – Capstone April 30 2019 [password protected]

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