Join this innovative mentorship-based opportunity to advance your teaching practice and develop your teaching dossier. Over the course of a semester you will visit your peers classrooms in order to
- Share and observe effective teaching strategies;
- Receive non-evaluative peer feedback on your teaching;
- Discuss cross-disciplinary perspectives and knowledge;
- Create connections with other faculty
Earn a certificate of completion and strengthen your teaching dossier.
Participating in this program will take approximately ten hours over the course of the fall semester, as follows:
- Sign-up: By September 20th, 2019
- Initial Meeting: Between September 23rd and September 27th
- Classroom Visits: Between September 30th and October 31st
- Reflection Meeting: Between November 4th and November 15th
For more information, please email Claire Bartleman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Canvas Orientation: Using Online Tools to Support Your Teaching
This hands-on workshop covers the basics of getting started in Canvas. Topics include basic navigation, the Course Outline Builder tool, and the Assignments tool. This is a great session for new faculty or those who need a Canvas refresher. Please bring a laptop to fully participate in the workshop.
|UPCOMING CANVAS WORKSHOP DATES:|
|Wednesday, August 14, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
100 McCaul St, Room 258
|Thursday, August 29, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
113 McCaul St, Room 510
|Register here for either of these workshops|
Quick Online Canvas Orientation:
This online session covers the basics of how to navigate Canvas and use the Outline Builder tool.
Thursday, August 1, 2019
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
No registration required.
Join this online session by clicking on the following link at the time of the workshop: https://ocadu.zoom.us/j/9350022050
Open to all faculty, this drop-in studio working session is a chance to meet with faculty and staff colleagues to discuss and refine existing course assignments and projects, or brainstorm new ones in a collaborative and practical workshop environment.
Bring assignment descriptions or ideas to discuss with colleagues from program areas across the university. In addition to faculty members, staff from the Faculty & Curriculum Development Centre, Writing & Learning Centre, Academic Computing and the Library will also be available to share their expertise on such topics as:
- Using a wholistic approach to integrate Indigenous knowledges and perspectives
- Embedding principles of Universal Design for Learning
- Using writing activities to generate ideas and strengthen concepts
- Scaffolding assignments to support English Language Learners
- Integrating technologies to enhance learning
- Creating effective assignments and assessments for larger classes
- Developing students’ information literacy and library research skills
Come alone or with a team. No appointment or registration necessary.
Assignment Re/Design Studio
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
100 McCaul St, Room 187, Lambert Lounge
No registration required.
New Faculty Orientation
This full day of programming is an orientation for all new faculty to the university.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Academic Year Kickoff
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
100 McCaul St, Room 190, Auditorium
This event for all faculty welcomes everyone to celebrate the beginning of a new academic year. Commencing with a land acknowledgement and an address from Sara Diamond, OCAD University President, the day includes information sessions for each Faculty, the annual Faculty Resources Fair and a communal lunch in the Great Hall. This year artist, author and educator Chantal Gibson, Dewey Teaching Fellow at Simon Fraser University, will share from her recently published collection of poems How She Read (Caitlin Press, 2019) and talk about the importance of decolonizing our speaking and thinking for our teaching practice.