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2019 Teaching & Learning Forum

Paul R. MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Teaching

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:10 PM (EDT)

2019 Teaching & Learning Forum

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Teaching & Learning Forum 4 Sep 2019 Free  

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The Teaching and Learning Forum is an annual half-day event hosted by the Paul R. MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation, and Excellence in Teaching. It offers new and returning teaching assistants (TAs), graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and sessional instructors information sessions and workshops on various teaching and learning topics, as well as an opportunity to network. This year, the event will take place on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 from 9:00 am to 12:10 pm in the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC).

There will be a resource table set up outside of CIBC Hall in MUSC from approximately 8:30 am until 12:30 pm. It will have print resources provided by the MacPherson Institute, as well as information from other campus partners involved in teaching and learning at McMaster. Please feel free to stop by at your convenience to pick up resources.

Complimentary coffee/tea/water will be provided in the morning at two locations in MUSC, one on the second floor and another on the third floor. Please arrive early as these beverages will be first come, first served.

 

Floor Maps

Map of the 2nd Floor of MUSC
Map of the 3rd Floor of MUSC


Schedule for the day:

* = Please bring a laptop computer or similar device for participating in these sessions.

 

First Session (9:00 am - 9:50 am) : 

  • Active Learning - MUSC 308
  • Designing and Delivering a Lesson - MUSC 309
  • Designing Effective PowerPoint Slides - MUSC 314
  • Learning the Basics of Avenue to Learn*, McMaster's Learning Management System - MUSC 315
  • Stimulating and Moderating Discussions - MUSC 318
  • TA Professionalism and Good Practice - MUSC 319
  • Equity and Inclusion in Teaching - MUSC 206/207
  • Knowing Your Rights, Benefits and Obligations as a CUPE 3906 Member - MUSC 220
  • Technology Enhanced Teaching* - MUSC 224
  • How to Manage Challenging Classroom Situations: Successful Strategies & Solutions - MUSC 230

 

Second Session (10:10 am - 11:00 am) : 

  • Active Learning - MUSC 308
  • Designing and Delivering a Lesson - MUSC 309
  • Marking in Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences - MUSC 314
  • Learning the Basics of Avenue to Learn*, McMaster's Learning Management System - MUSC 315
  • Stimulating and Moderating Discussions - MUSC 318
  • Marking in Engineering, Health Sciences and Science  - MUSC 319
  • Teaching with a Disability: Accessibility, Disclosure, and Mutual Support - MUSC 206/207
  • Undergraduates as TAs - MUSC 220
  • Preparing and Delivering Your First Guest Lecture - MUSC 224
  • Navigating Instructor-TA-Student Relationships - MUSC 230

 

Third Session (11:20 am - 12:10 pm) :

  • Faculty of Engineering: Experienced TA Panel  - MUSC 308
  • Faculty of Science: Experienced TA Panel - MUSC 309
  • Faculty of Humanities: Experienced TA Panel - MUSC 314
  • Faculty of Health Sciences: Experienced TA Panel - MUSC 315
  • Faculty of Business: Experienced TA Panel - MUSC 318
  • Faculty of Social Sciences: Experienced TA Panel - MUSC 319
  • Accessibility & Accommodation - MUSC 206/207
  • Research and Teaching Support From Your Library* - MUSC 220
  • Copyright and Course Materials - MUSC 224
  • Collecting Feedback on Your Teaching - MUSC 230


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McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC), McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8
Canada

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:10 PM (EDT)


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