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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.

The two weeks seminar will include synchronous instructional sessions and considerable asynchronous work. 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)

Schedule (April 19-30, 2021)

• Module 1: Monday, April 19 – Tuesday, April 20
Live session: Monday, April 19 – 9:30 – 13:00
• Module 2: Wednesday, April 21 – Thursday, April 22
Live session: Wednesday, April 21 – 9:30 – 13:00
• Module 3: Friday, April 23 – Sunday, April 25
Live session: Friday, April 23 – 9:30 – 13:00
• Module 4: Monday, April 26 – Wednesday, April 28
Mini lessons: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (April 26-27-28) – 9:30 – 13:00
(Students are required to attend at least two days)
• Module 5: Thursday, April 29 – Friday, April 30
Live session: Friday, April 30 – 9:30 – 13:00

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 Ezgi Ozyonum.

Ezgi Ozyonum is a PhD candidate in Education. She is currently teaching at the department of Education, Concordia University, and has delivered workshops for Concordia’s Centre for Teaching and Learning and GradProSkills.

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.

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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