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Creating a Teaching Dossier

Part of the Expanding Horizons workshop series

Date: Tuesday, December 16
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Host: Klodiana Kolomitre CTL
Venue: Gordon Hall, Rm 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Career Development

This session will introduce the nature and structure of teaching dossiers, which summarize teaching accomplishments, initiatives, and other strengths. They have a logical structure and are clearly formatted. As living documents, they are intended to grow and change as the teacher evolves. Teaching dossiers are increasingly a part of applying for academic positions and may be used in applications for academic promotion. 

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Resumes & Cover Letters for the Professional Job Market

Part of the Expanding Horizons workshop series

Date: Monday, December 8
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Host: Christine Fader (Career Services)
Venue: Gordon Hall, Rm 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Career Development

An application that features clear and memorable descriptions of your abilities will distinguish you from other applicants—and it can win you an interview. Find out how to customize sections of the resume or CV to demonstrate a match between you and the work you want. Discover ways to communicate with specific audiences in business and government. Integrate your transferable skills and experience in your Resume and Cover letter with a little help from your fellow graduate students.

Please bring a resume and cover letter and a sample job description to the workshop.

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Assessment for Learning

Part of the Expanding Horizons workshop series

Date: Wednesday, November 26
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Host: Klodiana Kolomitro, CTL
Venue: Gordon Hall, Rm 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer Development

What and how we assess influences students' approaches to learning. This interactive session provides a forum  to examine the options, selection, and implementation of assessment to support student learning.

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Principles of Teaching & Learning

Part of the Expanding Horizons workshop series

Date: Monday, November 24
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Host: Sue Fostaty Young, CTL
Venue: Gordon Hall, Rm 325A (Career Services)
Theme: Academia  & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer Development

The focus of this session is on learning -- what learning looks like and how, as educators, we can select instructional strategies to influence students' approach to learning.

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Time Management: Avoiding procrastination & maintaining momentum

Part of the Expanding Horizons workshop series

Date: Monday, November 17
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Host: Learning Strategies
Venue: Kinesiology & Health Studies Building, Room 101 - please note change of venue
Theme: Management & Leadership Development

This workshop will to help you to identify priorities, become motivated, avoid procrastination, and schedule time effectively. Learn practical tools and ideas to manage projects, meet deadlines, and achieve both long-term and short-term goals.

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