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  • Bored to death? Daydreaming? Zoom fatigue? Not in my class
    Posted on June 17, 2021 | By Ezgi Ozyonum
    Public Scholar Ezgi Ozyonum shares 4 basic principles to keep in mind to make the most of online learning, whether you’re a student or an instructor. Read more
  • Top 10 strategies for TAing a virtual course
    Posted on September 8, 2020 | By GradProSkills
    Being a TA is often the first experience of a graduate student in a position of authority to teach and evaluate learners’ development. Supporting a professor as a TA is a big responsibility - and now that our workshops are taught online, that list of responsibilities got longer and diversified. Here we share 10 strategies to make your TA online position a successful experience. Read more
  • An Insider’s Guide to Being a Teaching Assistant
    Posted on September 28, 2018 | By GradProSkills
    Bringing you highlights from the GPTK722 Teaching Assistant Orientation workshop! This annual event, offered by Concordia’s Centre for Teaching and Learning, provides teaching assistants (TAs) from all faculties with the best practices for stepping into the role of TA. Through a series of discussion tables (referred to as Knowledge Café’s) chaired by teaching and learning experts, participants were provided with tips for taking on their new role of TA, interacting with professors and students, translating your TA skills to your CV, and finding TA supports at Concordia. Here’s our summary. Read more
  • Teaching in Cegeps
    Posted on February 8, 2018 | By GradProSkills
    Teaching in a Cegep is a wonderful career option for graduate students who wish to stay within academia, but prefer a more hands-on approach rather than partaking in research initiatives. There are 48 Cegeps in Quebec and the good news is that even with only a Masters you can receive a full-time teaching position. This blog post will discuss three critical areas to consider when applying to a teaching position at a Cegep: the curriculum vitae (CV), the cover letter and the interview. Read more
  • Useful Strategies to Achieve a Meaningful Learning Experience
    Posted on September 7, 2017 | By GradProSkills
    The GradProSkills team members were very fortunate to have the opportunity to participate in a workshop on classroom management with Carol Hawthorne from Concordia University’s Centre for Teaching and Learning. This workshop discussed useful strategies that can be implemented to plan and execute a meaningful learning experience. Read more
  • Getting to Know Your TA and RA Rights
    Posted on February 12, 2016 | By GradProSkills
  • Tips and Resources for New Teaching Assistants
    Posted on September 10, 2015 | By GradProSkills
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