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Establishing a Positive TA Experience Working with Faculty Members: Do’s and Don’ts

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Free

This event is part of the CTLT TA Institute, taking place from January 17–21. To view all events, visit https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/ta-institute/january-2022-ta-institute/

Eligibility: The TA Institute is open to all undergraduate TAs, graduate students who are interested in teaching, and all graduate student TAs. This session is not open to general undergraduate students, post-doctoral fellows, staff, or faculty.

More than ever, effective working relationships between TAs and instructors are key for students to feel supported in their learning. This workshop is intended for TAs who are thinking about how best navigate their interactions with faculty members in online course(s). In this session, we will identify key elements of an effective working relationship, brainstorm strategies for addressing challenges when working with faculty members, and develop communication plans.

Facilitator
– Shaya Golparian, PhD, Educational Developer: TA Development Programs

Theme
If you wish to complete this workshop as part of either of the themes below, you must complete the pre-session online module by January 17, 2022 by 9 am and the post-session online module by January 24, 2022 by 12:00 pm to receive the letter of completion.
– Face-to-Face, Online, and Hybrid Teaching Transferable skills
– TAship 101 (Essentials to prep for TAship)
Click HERE to access all pre- and post-session modules for each theme. If you have any questions about the pre or post work please reach out to CTLT.TAInstitute@ubc.ca.

TA Institute
This year, workshops in the TA institute are organized into 5 themes and if you complete 4 workshops in a theme, and do the related pre- & post-session online modules, you are eligible for a letter of completion that you can include in your Teaching Portfolio and CV. These letters will include a brief description of any themes that you completed, and how the work you did in those themes supports your development as a teacher.

This event will be hosted online on Zoom.

Venue: Online