Course Description

The TA Orientation workshop is a cross-disciplinary event open to all current and prospective Teaching Assistants. This three-hour workshop involves interactive sessions which provide opportunities to reflect on the importance and value of teaching and TA excellence at the University of Calgary.

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the basic tenets of effective, learning-centred teaching practices
  • Identify effective teaching and learning strategies that you can implement in your TA role
  • Reflect on strategies for developing professionalism in the TA role
  • Build and build a positive peer TA network
Please note that this orientation does not replace TA training that may be offered in your department or faculty and this is not a mandatory event. Registration is required.

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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