Online Delivery Skills: Synchronous Teaching (CTE1266)Export this event to calendar

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST
Location: Online (Zoom)
Facilitator: McLennon Wilson (CTE) and Emma McDougall (CTE)

Workshop description

This interactive workshop will provide teaching assistants with the techniques and confidence to effectively deliver an engaging lesson when teaching synchronous (live) online sessions. You'll have the opportunity to practice your online teaching skills and learn tips and tools for engaging your students throughout the lesson. This session will be particularly helpful in preparing you for online microteaching sessions in the Fundamentals of University Teaching program.

Workshop delivery

This is a live session that will take place in Zoom. The link to the session will be sent to you by email once you register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

As part of the live session you will be asked to deliver a short 2-minute oral presentation to a small group of peers, on a topic related to delivery skills, that will be assigned to you by the facilitator. Your facilitator will email you your topic and the resources you need to prepare for your mini-presentation approximately two days before the live session.

Please contact if you experience any issues accessing this live session.



    This workshop has limited enrolment spots and often has a waiting list. If you have registered but can't complete the module, please cancel your registration well in advance through the registration system, so that someone else can fill your spot.


    The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are visiting, studying, or working at Waterloo. CTE’s online workshops are delivered through either WebEx, Microsoft Teams, or Bongo with the audio component available either as captioning or a transcript. CTE’s face-to-face workshops typically involve a mix of presentation and discussion-based activities, and we encourage a scent-free environment. We welcome accompanying assistants, interpreters, and note-takers. If you have questions concerning access, such as parking, building layouts, or obtaining workshop content in alternative formats, or wish to request accommodations for our programming, please let us know by emailing Please note that some accommodations may require time to arrange.