Incorporating UDL, Accessibility and Wellbeing Principles into Your Online Courses and Materials – July 14, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • July 14, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Please click “Register Now” to register for this event. This event will be online on Blackboard Collaborate. This event is also offered on July 27. Supporting the student learning experience when using online course materials starts with the visual design and structure of the course and materials (Eom & Ashill, 2016; Reyna, 2013; Yang & (more…)

Incorporating UDL, Accessibility and Wellbeing Principles into Your Online Courses and Materials – July 27, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • July 27, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Please click “Register Now” to register for this event. This event will hosted online on Blackboard Collaborate. This workshop is also offered on July 14.  Supporting the student learning experience when using online course materials starts with the visual design and structure of the course and materials (Eom & Ashill, 2016; Reyna, 2013; Yang & (more…)

Leading Synchronous and Asynchronous Discussions


Event Date & Time

  • July 23, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Please click “Register Now” to register for this event. This event will be online on Blackboard Collaborate. Refresh your perspective on what it means to have a “discussion” online. In this session, we’ll explore the role of online discussions in supporting students’ learning, and discover some best practices and useful tools we can use as (more…)

TA’ing Large, Synchronous, Online Classes


Event Date & Time

  • July 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Please click “Register Now” to register for this event. This event will be online on Zoom. TAs have been facing unique challenges providing support for large, synchronous, online classes. In this session, we will brainstorm challenges and solutions to typical roles that TAs may face in current online instruction scenarios, including but not limited to (more…)

Supporting Student Well-being in an Online Learning Environment – July 20, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • July 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

Please click “Register Now” to register for this event. This event will be online on Zoom. Everyone plays an important role in supporting student mental health and wellbeing. In this session, we will share how student health and wellbeing services are operating in the current online environment, with information on how to connect students to (more…)

Time Management for Online TAs – July 24, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • July 24, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Please click “Register Now” to register for this event. This event will be hosted online on Zoom.  TAs have expressed feeling overwhelmed trying to hold office hours, manage full inboxes, and balance their own online work with their TA work. This session will brainstorm and explore best practices for how to set online boundaries and (more…)

Strategies to Prevent and Manage Issues Related to Technology – July 22, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • July 22, 2020 - August 4, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Please click “Register Now” to register for this event. This event will hosted online on Blackboard Collaborate.  In this session, we will explore common issues TAs face in remote teaching & learning and identify root causes. We will develop strategies to prevent issues and prepare back-ups to manage issues in the moment. During the session (more…)

TA’ing Online with Canvas – July 21, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • July 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Please click “Register Now” to register for this event. This event will be hosted online on Zoom.  In this session we will explore the tools available in Canvas and how to use them effectively, including Quizzes and Assignments, SpeedGrader, Discussions, and the Gradebook. In addition, a discussion period will provide an opportunity to ask questions (more…)

Evaluating Ministry of Advanced Education Work Integrated Learning Projects – July 28, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • July 28, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Please click “Register Now” to register for this event. This event will be hosted online on Zoom.  Evaluating the impact of your Work Integrated Learning project, that is supported by the Ministry of Advanced Education funding, can be a challenging endeavour, and choosing the right approaches and tools is key to obtaining the evidence needed (more…)

Writing a (mindful) Learner-Centered and Inclusive Syllabus – July 8, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • July 8, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Please click “Register Now” to register for this event. This event will be hosted online on Zoom. This workshop is also offered on August 4.  Your syllabus is an important document that introduces the course and you to the students. It also sets forth your responsibilities and those of your students. Though templates exist for (more…)