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Registration closes: 3MT/MT180 Competition

21 Jan 2019
17:00

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a global competition, founded by the University of Queensland in 2008, that cultivates graduate students' academic, presentation and research communication skills. Graduate students have 3 minutes to present a compelling presentation of the impact of their thesis to a non-specialist audience, using one static slide. 3MT competitions are now held in over 350 universities in 59 countries around the world....

Webinars - Strategies for Teaching Large Classes: One Instructor’s Experience

22 Jan 2019 12:15
12:45

Have you ever struggled with the challenge of interacting with your students in a large class? Have you ever felt limited in how you could provide feedback to students in a large class? Professor Becky Lentz had these questions in mind when she recently taught a course of 200+ students for the first time. Join us for this webinar where Becky will talk with us about how she created opportunities for interaction with her students that also afforded them feedback throughout the course.

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Federal Government Career Networking Trip 2019

23 Jan 2019
to
25 Jan 2019

In Collaboration with Alumni, CaPS, SSMU & PGSS:

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HSBC Bank Canada Info Session

24 Jan 2019 18:00
19:30

Please join us for an information session and networking event to learn more about HSBC’s 2019 GBM Data Science & Engineering Internship and Global Graduate Program, as well as our recruitment process and timelines....

The Lunch Spot: Let's talk teaching (Winter 2019)

25 Jan 2019 12:00
13:30

Would you like to share a teaching idea with colleagues? Interested in hearing what other instructors are doing across the University to engage their students in learning? TLS invites all instructors to engage in meaningful conversations about teaching and learning at The Lunch Spot.

A light lunch will be provided.

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Non Profit / Public Service Fair 2019

30 Jan 2019 11:00
15:00

This popular fair targets both non-profit and government organizations offering internships, summer and volunteer opportunities both locally, national and abroad.

List of Participating Organizations (more to come)

Agence Ometz - http://www.ometz.ca

AIESEC - http://aiesec.org

Apathy is Boring - http://www.apathyisboring.com

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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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Using Peer Assessment to Make Teamwork Work: A Brown Bag Session

8 Feb 2019 12:15
13:30

Looking for ideas on how to design a team project where students provide feedback to one another? Professor Grant Clark (Bioresource Engineering program) will describe his experience having students do peer assessment of teamwork. Come with questions!

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This brown bag session will take place concurrently:

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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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Bridging Theory with Experience in Community-Engaged Learning: Two Case Studies

18 Feb 2019 12:00
13:00

 

How can community-university partnerships support mutually-beneficial goals, democratize knowledge production, and help students develop into engaged citizens? Come listen to professors and students from two courses talk about their experience co-developing these partnerships and innovations in teaching and learning.

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Course Design Workshop - Day 1

14 May 2019 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.

 

 

Dates for this session:

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Course Design Workshop - Day 2

16 May 2019 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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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 09:30
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.

REGISTRATION OPENING SOON

 

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