AGSEM TA Training (Winter 2019)


Chancellor Day Hall Rooms 312, 200, and 201, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Open to all students, this half-day session offers 6 teaching workshops to choose from to develop communication and teaching skills. As a McGill graduate student, and Teaching Assistant (TA), you will have many challenges and responsibilities. SKILLSETS provides opportunities to develop teaching skills, learn about McGill's Learning Management System (myCourses), and engage in discussions with other TAs. Take advantage of this opportunity and learn skills to enhance your graduate experience.

Registration is closed



Registration and refreshments


Open Discussion about Teaching with:

  • Associate Dean of Students
  • Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies
  • McGill Counselling Services

1:15-1:30: Registration Block A


Block A

1:30-3:00pm (90 minutes)


Teaching in science labs

Planning/leading effective conferences/discussions

Interacting with students / interacting with course supervisor

3:00-3:15: Registration Block B


Block B

3:15-4:45 PM (90 minutes)

Grading in the sciences

Grading in the humanities and social sciences

Designing and delivering effective lectures and tutorials


Did you know that as a McGill student, your participation in many activities, such as training workshops and volunteering are tracked on your Co-Curricular Record (CCR)? Having your co-curricular activities listed in one document can help you revise your CV or cover letter, prepare for interviews, or explore career options. Learn how to access and leverage this important document through myInvolvement, and make your training count!


McGill University is located on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. McGill honours, recognizes and respects these nations as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we meet today.