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CTE has temporarily relocated to East Campus 3 (EC3). We will continue to offer our regular programs and services from our temporary offices and workshop locations. 

Graduate Supervision Series for Faculty

Since Fall 2015, CTE and the Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) have offered a series of workshops on graduate supervision practices, primarily for those seeking Approved Doctoral Dissertation Supervision (ADDS) Status. Typically these are held on Fridays early in the Fall and Winter terms. Our current offering is September/October 2018. Titles are listed below.

REGISTRATION is NOW CLOSED for our Fall 2018 series. If you need any of CTE 804, 805, or 806 to complete the series, write directly to Trevor Holmes or call 33408.

Day One (Friday Sept 28, 2018, M3 3127, 9:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

CTE 801 Supervision at Waterloo: the relevant policies and practices (Associate Dean, Graduate Studies Office)

CTE 802 Recruiting doctoral students, matching research interests and honing questions, the research supervision life cycle. Includes breakout sessions for differing discipline paradigms. (Experienced faculty members, Associate Deans)

CTE 803 Meeting with supervisees (Conflict Management and Human Rights Office)

Day Two (Friday Oct 19, 2018, MC 2036, 9 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.)

CTE 804 Guiding writing and research with ethics and integrity (Office of Research Ethics, Writing Centre, Academic Integrity Office)

CTE 805 Intercultural and gendered interaction: working with students and co-supervisors in the context of cultural and gender diversity (Equity Office, Centre for Teaching Excellence)

CTE 806 Next steps: Getting to the defence and beyond, career support, providing references for various job markets(Graduate Supervision Award winners, Associate Deans)

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These workshops will appear on your MyHRinfo Training Summary upon completion, and at that point can be presented to your Chair for further action. Please see