Teaching Assistants' Training Program

Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation, 130 St. George Street, Robarts Library, 4th floor

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Job Training Day: Sciences and Engineering

Friday, September 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm EDT


Friday, September 30, 2016
10:00 am - 2:30 pm EDT
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Blackburn Room, Robarts Library, 4th Floor

This is a 4-hour training day for first-contract and returning TAs

10:00am – 12:00pm: General Pedagogical Training

12:15pm – 1:15pm: Tutorial Training

  • Discussion Based Tutorials;
  • Skills Based Tutorials: Problem Sets;
  • or Labs and Practicals

1:30pm – 2:30pm: Grading or Adapting Teaching Techniques

All departments may allow TAs to use this three-hour session as their paid mandatory training (per the collective agreement between C.U.P.E. 3902 and the University of Toronto). If this is the case, please read the information on Paid Training carefully. If you have any questions, please contact services.ta@utoronto.ca.

Departments may also choose to send returning TAs to the break-out portion of this training session in order to fulfill the tutorial training requirement. TAs with subsequent appointments can fill out this form, indicating they are returning TAs. They must select the appropriate tutorial training category for the break-out session.

Please note: returning TAs should NOT attend the first 2 hours of pedagogical training.

NB: Photographs and/or video recordings may be taken during this CTSI session to be used to promote or publicize the activities and events of CTSI and/or the University of Toronto. If you do not wish to be filmed, you will have the opportunity to inform a CTSI staff member on the day of the event.


Blackburn Room