Teaching Assistants' Training Program

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

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Tri-Campus TA Day 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT


Wednesday, August 31, 2016
8:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT


An all day event for new and returning teaching assistants at the University of Toronto.


Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
9:00am – 5:00pm
Bahen Centre – 40 St. George St. Main Floor


8:30am – 9:00am Registration and Light Breakfast

9:00am – 9:15am Welcome & Announcements

9:15am – 10:00am What I Wished TAs Knew About Our Students

10:00am – 11:00am Teaching Tips from the 2016 TATP Teaching Excellence Award Recipients

11:00am – 11:15am Refreshment Break

11:15am – 12:30pm Concurrent Sessions 1
CS1.1 Preparing for Your First Tutorial in the Sciences &Engineering
CS1.2 Preparing for Your First Tutorial in the Humanities & Social Sciences
CS1.3 Teaching Writing in the Disciplines to Multilingual Students
CS1.4 Simulations and Small Scale Experiential Learning: Practice, Application and Experience

12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch

1:15pm – 2:30pm Concurrent Sessions 2
CS2.1 Supporting Student Writing in the Humanities
CS2.2 Critical Reading in the Social Sciences
CS2.3 Active Learning in Labs
CS2.4 Leader, Learners, Lesson: A Teaching Presence and Engagement Primer

2:30pm – 2:45pm Refreshment Break

2:45pm – 4:00pm Concurrent Sessions 3
CS3.1 An Introduction to Grading in the Sciences & Engineering
CS3.2 An Introduction to Grading in the Humanities & Social Sciences
CS3.3 Troubleshooting Teaching Dilemmas
CS3.4 Supporting Your Students, Supporting Yourself: Resources, Programs and Services @ UofT

4:00pm – 4:30pm CUPE 3902: Getting to Know Your Union

4:30 – 5:00pm Closing Remarks & Prize Draws

Unfortunately, registration for this event is full.  Please consult our Workshops and Events page for other job training and professional development opportunities.


Bahen Centre
40 St. George St.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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