Teaching Assistants' Training Program

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

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Supporting Effective Learning with Academic Resilience (Online)

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST


Tuesday, November 29, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST


Join U of T’s Academic Resilience Initiatives team toexplore resilience within the context of student learning at U of T. Asteaching assistants, you’re likely directly observing the impact of thedisruption to learning caused by covid – which may include learning loss, disengagement,and the increased need for learning support. Through reflection on yourexperience as a TA so far, we’ll explore these common themes and how they showup in your classrooms and tutorials. Drawing on relevant research and theirexperience as learning strategists, the presenters will discuss key practicesthat support effective learning and well-being in the learning environment.Presenters and participants will collaborate together on a toolkit ofstrategies to help foster resilience in tutorials and learning spaces. 
Learning Outcomes: 
• Understand a definition of resilience in the academic context  
• Explore dimensions of academic resilience that support student engagement and well-being 
• Identifypractices to support academic resilience in the classroom