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GPTK780 - Learning to Teach Day at McGill

McGill University is spaces for Concordia Graduate Students in their Learning to Teach Day. Interested students must register with Concordia's GradProSkills.

The Learning to Teach one-day conference aims to equip you with the knowledge and tools to help you become a better teacher and create a successful learning environment for your students in the classroom. You will also learn important facilitation, communication and leadership skills for your career outside of the classroom. The event is structured as a series of interactive and engaging workshops and talks. This event is particularly relevant to graduate students interesting in lecturing or TAing at the university level.
Refreshments will be provided.

***LOCATION: Chancellor Day Hall, Atrium, 3644 Peel St. Montreal, QC H3A 1X1***


8:30 - 9:00 am: Registration
9:00 - 9:15 am: Opening remarks
9:15 - 10:40 am: Giving Effective Face to Face Feedback
10:40 - 11:00 am: Break
10:00 am - 12:15 pm: Morning Concurrent Sessions
S 1: Designing A Student-Centered Course Outline
S 2: Teaching in One's Second (or Other) Language
S 3: Classroom Management in the University Context
12:30 - 1:30 pm: Lunch provided
1:30 - 3:00 pm Afternoon Concurrent Sessions
S 1: Active Learning
S 2: Designing and Delivering Effective Lectures
S 3: Building Community In The Classroom
3:00 - 3:20 pm: Break
3:20 - 4:20 pm: Keynote address: Dr. Nicole Li-Jessen
4:30 - 5:30 pm: Networking Wine and Cheese

Full descriptions of the concurrent sessions is available here:

Learning Objectives

In this one day workshop you will develop strategies and took kit for a university teaching career.

Leaders Information

A full list of workshop presenters is available on the McGill Skillset website:

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.
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