Winter Conference on Teaching
Please join us on Saturday January 25th, 2014 for a day of workshops to continue learning about effective teaching and become re-energized for a second term in the classroom. Attend the day and receive up to three credits from the Future Professor Series towards your Certificate in University Teaching and Learning. Click here for the full conference program.
Session topics will include:
- Learning Collaboratively in Online Classes
- Netiquette: Communicating with Your Students
- Great Ideas for Teaching
Great Ideas for Teaching
The Winter Conference on Teaching features a panel of Western's most creative TAs who present their great ideas for teaching. Presenters are selected competitively and the top "Great Ideas" presenters will receive a $50 gift certificate to Western Hospitality Services. To submit a proposal, write a two-page description of your teaching idea. The teaching idea may be a class activity, a creative assignment or any other strategy that enhances student learning.
The proposal needs to include:
- The activity's learning goals,
- A brief list of key concepts,
- Description of the learning activity, including length of time & resources necessary for conducting the class activity,
- Your name, department, contact information, and the name and number of the course for which you designed the activity
Please send your proposal to the Teaching Support Centre/Graduate Student Programs to Karyn Olsen via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by campus mail to Teaching Support Centre/Graduate Student Programs, Room 122, The D. B. Weldon Library.
DEADLINE: Friday January 10th, 2014
PLEASE NOTE: Winners MUST be available on the afternoon of Saturday January 25th to present their "Great Idea" at the Winter Conference on Teaching.
For questions or more information on the Great Ideas for Teaching Contest, please contact Karyn Olsen at email@example.com
2014 Great Ideas for Teaching Award Winners
Teaching Assistant Training Program
The D.B. Weldon Library
London, Ontario, CANADA
Tel: 519-661-2111, ext. 84622