LFS TA ORIENTATION
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28 | 9 AM – 1 PM AGORA CAFÉ
The LFS TA Training Program invites all new and returning LFS TAs to attend Orientation. With speakers from the Learning Centre, your local union, and CTLT, you will learn more about:
- TA Program Overview – Resources and Responsibilities
- Confidentiality for TAs and The Learning Centre
- Instructor Expectations
- CUPE 2278 Collective Agreement
- Canvas Essentials (Lunch n’ Learn)
For catering purposes, please register by Aug 25 at: bit.ly/LFSTA_Orientation
Dear LFS TAs,
The 2019-20 academic year is right around the corner, and the TA Training Program would like to highlight a few upcoming events and opportunities to help start your year of teaching.
LFS TA Orientation | Wed, Aug 28 (9 AM – 1 PM)
Join us at the LFS TA Orientation to get an overview of your responsibilities and rights, understand instructor expectations, gain technical skills, and meet your fellow TAs. Please see the attached poster for more details and register by Aug 25th at: http://bit.ly/LFSTA_Orientation
Need more reasons to participate? See attached for what Dean Yada has to say about TA Training and the Orientation!
LFS TA Needs Assessment
Voice your needs and opinions by completing the anonymous LFS TA Needs Assessment Survey at:
Your feedback will help us shape future TA Training Programs!
Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)
Want to attend CTLT’s highly sought-after ISW and not get waitlisted? We have seats reserved just for LFS TAs! Successful completion of the ISW will be noted in your transcript and is recognized by various institutions. E-mail Lennie (Lennie.Cheung@ubc.ca) if you are interested in attending an ISW this year.
August – September CTLT Workshops for TAs
Workshop Facilitation | Mon, Aug 26 (9 AM – 5 PM)
Working Effectively Together: TA-Instructor Working Relationships – Saving Everyone’s Time | Tue, Aug 27 (1 – 3:30 PM)
Mentoring | Tue, Sep 17 (9:30 AM – 3:30 PM)
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