Pedagogical Training

Workshop and Orientation for New Course Instructors and Sessional Lecturers (University of Toronto, St. George)

Topics covered over the course of the workshop: 

  • Introduction to teaching resources at U of T
  • Learning management systems (Quercus and Turnitin)
  • Academic integrity procedures and resources
  • TA management
  • Mental health of students and instructors
  • Grading procedures and grade reporting
  • Library resources for teaching and research
  • Important dates and deadlines

ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Topics covered over the course of the virtual meetings: 

  • Inclusive Teaching Principles, Strategies, and Resource
  • Gender and Respect in the University Community
  • How Learning Objectives Can Save Your Classroom
  • Strategies for Effective Lesson Planning
  • Grading Criteria & Rubrics

Roundtables on Teaching (Midwest Political Science Association)

  • Civic Engagement in the Classroom 
  • Online Courses & Student Collaboration

How to Reach the Unreachable Student (Cengage Canada)

Workshops for Course Instructors  (University of Toronto, Mississauga)

Topics covered over the series of workshops:

  • Inclusive Assessment and Academic Integrity
  • An Intro to Online Teaching and Learning
  • Office Hours Help Session for Faculty
  • Learning Outcomes for Online Courses
  • Just-in-Time Syllabus Clinic for Online Courses