September 4-5, 2013
Meet in room RCH 302 at 8:30 a.m. on September 4th
This 2-day workshop introduces participants to being a Teaching Assistant in the Faculty of Engineering.
Participants are divided by department into groups of no more than 12 people which remain together for the entire 2 days. Each group is led by 1 faculty member and 1 experienced TA. They will introduce: the various roles of a TA, the working relations which exist among TAs, professors and students, and convey their experiences and perspectives. Participation in several exercises will introduce lecturing and marking.
Participants will meet in
RCH 302 at 8:30 a.m. on September 4th. All materials for the workshop will be provided then. The workshop will start at 8:30 a.m. on both days and will finish approximately at 3:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided on both days.
ExpecTAtions, each successful participant will receive a certificate of completion. Departments will also be provided with the names of these participants. The entire workshop (i.e., both days) MUST be completed to receive certification. Partial credit will NOT be given for partial attendance. Partial attendance will require that the participant attend both days of the workshop when it is offered at another date.
If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Amin Haghnegahdar (ext. 38864; firstname.lastname@example.org) or Shirley Lokker (ext.