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GPTK703 - Graduate Seminar in University Teaching (All Disciplines)

This seminar series in university teaching will prepare graduate students for an academic teaching career.
This intensive seminar will be offered remotely. It involves participation in synchronous instructional sessions via Zoom, asynchronous work, and completion of assignments.

The estimated time commitment includes (excluding breaks):
• 12 hours of live instructional activities on Zoom
• 6-9 hours of mini-lesson participation on Zoom (mini lessons and engage in giving feedback to peers)
• 10-15 hours for asynchronous online instructional activities
• 10-15 hours of assignment and reading time (i.e. homework)

Thursday, September 23: 9:30 – 11 AM
Friday, September 24 9:30 – 11 AM

Thursday, September 30: 9:30 – 11 AM
Friday, October 1: 9:30 – 11 AM

Thursday, October 7: 9:30 – 11 AM
Friday, October 8: 9:30 – 11 AM

Thursday, Oct 14: 9 AM – 12PM
Thursday, Oct 14: 1 PM – 4 PM
Friday, October 15: 9 AM – 12PM
Friday, October 15: 1 PM – 4 PM

Thursday, October 21:9:30 – 11 AM
Friday, October 22:9:30 – 11 AM

Participants receive a certificate upon successful completion of ALL requirements.

For further workshop information, contact the Centre for Teaching & Learning at

Learning Objectives

Having successfully completed this seminar, you will be able to:
o demonstrate knowledge regarding the theory and practice of university teaching;
o design and deliver lessons with greater confidence;
o develop a course syllabus based on a principled approach to course design;
o articulate your own teaching philosophy in a written statement identifying your approach and perspectives on teaching and learning.

Leaders Information

This workshop is being led by Alicia Cundell from the Center for Teaching and Learning.


Section 1
September 23 - October 22, 2021, 09:30 - 12:00, Thu, Fri

Disclaimer: Available spots is an estimation.

Feedback from Previous Participants

By no doubt, GradProSkills' Graduate Seminar in University Teaching paves the way for becoming a successful teacher.

-Rouzbeh Ghouchani, PhD Student, Economics

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