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GPTK704 - Graduate Seminar in University Teaching (FOR FINE ARTS STUDENTS)

This seminar in university teaching will prepare graduate students for an academic teaching career. The estimated time commitment is 37 hours, including in-class time as well as hours for preparation of readings and assignments. Participants receive a certificate on successful completion of all of the requirements.

This section takes place from August 26th – Sept 4th, 2021:
• 12 hours synchronous teaching/activities
• 3 hours live mini-lesson presentations and peer feedback
• 10-12 hours for asynchronous online instructional activities
• 10-12 hours for assignments, reading, homework

Schedule (August 26th – Sept 4th, 2021)

• Live session via Zoom: Thursday, August 26th - 9:30 – 12:30
(Asynchronous work and homework to be completed before Saturday’s live session)

• Live session via Zoom: Saturday, August 28th - 9:30 – 12:30
(Asynchronous work and homework to be completed before Monday’s live session)

• Live session via Zoom: Monday, August 30th - 9:30 – 12:30
(Asynchronous work and homework to be completed before Wednesday’s live session)

• Live sessions (mini lessons) via Zoom - it is required to attend at least one of the following time slots in its entirety
Wednesday (Sept. 1) - 9:30 – 12:30
Thursday (Sept 2) - 9:30- 12:30
Friday (Sept 3) - 9:30-12:30
(Asynchronous work and homework to be completed before Saturday morning)

• Live session via Zoom: Saturday, Sept 4th - 9:30 – 12:30

GPTK704 IS SPECIFICALLY FOR FINE ARTS STUDENTS. Students of other disciplines should sign-up for GPTK703.

For further workshop information, contact The Centre for Teaching & Learning at 514-848-2424 x: 2495 or

Learning Objectives

Int his workshop, student will:
• Examine various approaches to teaching and current issues in higher education.
• Plan two mini lessons and practice different teaching strategies in a supportive environment, and to benefit from peer feedback and self-evaluation.
• Develop a syllabus for a course that you would like to teach in the future based on a principled approach to course design.
• Articulate your own teaching philosophy statement as a first step towards developing a teaching dossier (to be included in applications for academic positions).

Leaders Information

This workshop is led by Nancy Long, PhD student, Art Education.

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.
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