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CTE's main office will be closed on Thursday, April 26 for our annual Teaching and Learning Conference

The elevator in Environment 1 (EV1) is shut down for maintenance from April 23 to May 25, 2018. During this time, the only way to access CTE’s offices on the third floor of EV1 is by the stairs. We are happy to arrange an alternative meeting place for CTE meetings if requested. For directions to our workshop spaces (EV1 241 and 242) via the elevator in EV3, please visit our Location page. We invite you to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. 

Graduate Supervision Series for Faculty

Since Fall 2015, CTE and the Graduate Studies Office (GSO) 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 most recent offering was January/February 2018. Titles are listed below.

REGISTRATION is currently closed until the next series (Fall 2018)

Day One (Friday Jan 19, 2018, EV1 241, 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 Feb 2, 2018, EV1 241, 9 a.m. – 3:30 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