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Queen's University

PUTL Certificate I: Foundations HEADER

Sessions and Workshops

The following list provides details on sessions and workshops that offer participants an opportunity to learn and engage with foundations of university teaching and learning. Each of the below sessions can therefore be counted towards earning the Centre for Teaching and Learning's Certificate in Foundations. These sessions and workshops include a collection of offerings from across campus - including those offered by the Centre for Teaching and Learning, SGS Expanding Horizons Program, and other campus groups.

Please be aware that sessions differ on intended target audience, form of engagement (i.e in-person or online), and registration procedures so be sure to check details of each individual session by following the link provided.  

In-person Workshops and Sessions at Queen's University for Fall/Winter 2013-2014

Date Session/Workshop Title Offered By:
09/04/13 All individual sessions offered at the 2013 Teaching Development Day  CTL
09/13/13  Focus on Active Learning: What it is and how to support it   CTL
09/24/13 Principles of Teaching and Learning SGS Expanding Horizons
09/27/13 Focus on Active Learning: Use of your LMS to Promote Student Engagement CTL
10/04/13  Focus on Active Learning: Facilitating Online and Face-to-Face Discussions CTL
10/18/13 Focus on Active Learning: A Question of Ethics CTL
10/22/13 Practicing Your Presentation Skills  SGS Expanding Horizons
10/25/13 Focus on Active Learning: Facilitating Online and Face-to-Face Discussions CTL
10/31/13 Assessment for Learning SGS Expanding Horizons
11/1/13 Focus on Active Learning: Giving Effective Feedback CTL
11/15/13 Focus on Active Learning: Designing Learning Tasks CTL
11/29/13  Focus on Active Learning: Managing your Instructor (So you can be a better TA) CTL 
01/13/14 Engaging Students in Representing, Explaining, and Communicating Content using Student-generated digital media with Dr. Garry Hoban, Vernon-Ready Room, Duncan McArthur Hall, 12:00pm-1:00pm, contact: Tom Russell, Faculty of Education
01/14/14 Active Learning: What it is and how to support it CTL
01/23/14 Preparing a Teaching Dossier SGS Expanding Horizons
02/24/14 Inside the Minds of Learners: Evidence-Based Instruction, Assessment and Study CTL 
03/03/14 Engaging Students in Higher Order Thinking CTL
03/18/14 Working with the Voice: Voice Training for Teaching Purposes CTL
03/24/14 Positive Psychology in the University Classroom CTL

Online Workshops and Sessions 

Session/Workshop Title Offered By:

Engaging Students with Social and Mobile Tools

Sidney Eve Matrix and the CTL

Engaged Teaching | Engaged Learning

Maryellen Weimer and the CTL

Purposeful Assessment for Intended Student Learning

Sue Fostaty Young and the CTL

Memorizing or Understanding: Are we teaching the right thing?

Eric Mazur and the CTL

Meet the Teacher: Leo Jonker and Kim McAuley

Leo Jonker, Kim McAuley and the CTL


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