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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Location: EV1 241

Facilitator: Luc Cousineau, CTE

Workshop description

This session will be of interest to graduate students who are getting ready to teach their first course as instructors during the next year. It will include a series of panel presentations by graduate students, who successfully taught their first course at Waterloo, as well as group discussions of common scenarios from the classroom. By the end of the session, participants will have discussed common challenges faced by first-time instructors, identified strategies for addressing them and developed ideas for getting their courses off to a great start.


Luke Turcotte, Applied Health Sciences

Jhotisha Mugon, Arts

Brandon DeHart, Engineering


To request a spot in the workshop, please send the following information to

  • Full name
  • Student ID
  • Department
  • Title and course code of the course which you will teach in Spring 2018, Fall 2018, or Winter 2019

Due to limited space in the workshop, preference to register will be given to those who know they will be teaching their own course in the upcoming terms.

This session is offered two or three times a year.


Many of our workshops have waiting lists, so if you've registered but can't attend, please notify us 24 hours in advance (at ) so that we can give your spot to someone else.


The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are studying, working, or visiting at Waterloo. If you have questions concerning access, such as parking, building layouts, or obtaining information in alternative formats, or wish to request accommodations for a CTE workshop or event, please contact CTE via email ( or phone (ext. 33857) and include the session’s title and date. Our workshops typically involve a mix of presentation and discussion-based activities, and we encourage a scent-free environment. We also welcome accompanying assistants, interpreters, or note-takers; notify us if accommodations are needed in this regard. Please note that some accommodations may require time to arrange.

EV1 - Environment 1
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1