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The neuroscience of persuasion and effective public speaking

23 Oct 2018 18:30
20:00

 

Do you get nervous before giving a speech? Want to feel more confident while presenting? Or, just want to make your presentations more interesting, rather than reading from your slides?

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Safer Spaces: How to Respond to Disclosures of Sexual Violence

25 Oct 2018 09:00
12:00

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support and Education.

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Safer Spaces: Indigenous Perspectives

5 Nov 2018 09:00
12:00

This workshop was originally developed by the First Peoples’ House. It has been adapted and is now delivered by the Indigenous Education Advisor at SEDE.

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Webinar: Strategies for active learning classrooms

20 Nov 2018 12:15
12:45

Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs) are environments designed to provide increased opportunities for interaction and collaboration using features such as writable wall surfaces, movable furniture and interactive AV technologies. This 30-minute webinar will focus on how to use different ALC features to enhance teaching strategies and better support student learning.

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Webinars - Feedback Strategies: Engaging Students in Dialogue (Part 2)

23 Nov 2018 12:15
12:45

How can we engage students with feedback and encourage them to take greater responsibility for their learning before, during, and after assignments? The goal of this 4-part webinar series is to address these concerns with feedback strategies that engage students in dialogue. We will present several strategies suited to writing assignments such as essays, research (term) papers, and lab reports.

Webinars are from 12:15-12:45pm. Register for one, several or all:

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Thesis Boost: 3-day writing retreat (Concordia)

28 Nov 2018 09:00
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30 Nov 2018 16:00

Does your thesis need a boost? Then join us for this 3-day writing event, hosted in a supportive and motivating setting, and take a leap towards finishing your thesis. Thesis Boost is for graduate students who are in the middle to later stages of writing their thesis. We have reserved the bright and spacious JMSB Conference Centre and are inviting graduate students to spend 3 days, getting down to business on writing their thesis. ...

Safer Spaces: Race and Cultural Identity

29 Nov 2018 09:00
12:00

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Beyond Grading: Effective Assessment Strategies for Better Learning

7 Dec 2018 09:00
15:30

How can we design assignments that enhance students’ learning and motivation to learn? How can we provide ongoing feedback given time constraints? Join us for this symposium where we will engage our community of instructors in panel, round-table, and informal discussions about assessment strategies relevant across disciplines and class sizes.

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Course Design Workshop - Day 1

11 Dec 2018 09:00
17:00

Would you like to design or redesign one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Join a group of fellow faculty members led by facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services to discuss strategies for course design and teaching that focus on enhancing student learning.

 

 

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Course Design Workshop - Day 2

13 Dec 2018 09:00
16:00

 

Would you like to design or redesign one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Join a group of fellow faculty members led by facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services to discuss strategies for course design and teaching that focus on enhancing student learning.

Dates for this session:

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Webinars - Feedback Strategies: Engaging Students in Dialogue (Part 3)

30 Jan 2019 12:15
12:45

How can we engage students with feedback and encourage them to take greater responsibility for their learning before, during, and after assignments? The goal of this 4-part webinar series is to address these concerns with feedback strategies that engage students in dialogue. We will present several strategies suited to writing assignments such as essays, research (term) papers, and lab reports.

Webinars are from 12:15-12:45pm. Register for one, several or all:

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Webinars - Feedback Strategies: Engaging Students in Dialogue (Part 4)

14 Feb 2019 12:15
12:45

How can we engage students with feedback and encourage them to take greater responsibility for their learning before, during, and after assignments? The goal of this 4-part webinar series is to address these concerns with feedback strategies that engage students in dialogue. We will present several strategies suited to writing assignments such as essays, research (term) papers, and lab reports.

Webinars are from 12:15-12:45pm. Register for one, several or all:

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Workshop: Designing successful peer assessment assignments

21 May 2019 09:30
12:00

Peer Assessment (PA) refers to students providing feedback on other students’ assignments to help them improve their work. This feedback may or may not involve a grade. While the learning benefits of PA have been well established, successful PA experiences hinge on the careful design of the PA activities students are asked to engage in. In this workshop, we address the principles that support sound design of PA activities....

Workshop: Designing Effective Multiple-Choice Questions

6 Jun 2019 09:00
12:00

Would you like to improve the quality of your Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)? Would you like to learn how to use MCQs to assess higher order thinking skills, such as application and analysis? If so, join a group of fellow instructors for a workshop about the principles of well-designed multiple-choice questions. Bring existing MCQs exams or course materials for which you would like to develop questions.

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