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Graduate Student Teaching Practicum: January-April 2022

January 12, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


What is the Graduate Student Teaching Practicum?

The next Graduate Student Teaching Practicum cohort will start in January 2022. In order to register, you need to be a Graduate Student and have completed a Graduate ISW, the CIRTL Summer Teaching Institute, or Foundations of Pedagogy.

Registration opens on November 18 and closes on January 11 at 4 pm.

Program Outcomes

By the end of the Practicum you will be able to:

  1. Create a framework for how a typical university course operates
  2. Articulate how teaching and learning theories intersect with the practical requirements of a university course
  3. Design university lessons which incorporate learner-centred lesson planning basics, demonstrating the alignment of learning objectives, learning activities and assessment techniques
  4. Develop and refine a teaching portfolio using the evidence of teaching effectiveness gathered throughout the internship

The schedule is as follows and sessions will be held online on Zoom.

  • An introduction and info session will be held on Zoom December 17th from 10:00 – 11:30 am.
  • There will be 5 workshops held over the Spring Term:
    • January 12th from 10 – 12 – Lesson Planning Clinic
    • February 2nd from 10 – 12 – Teaching Portfolios
    • March 2nd  from 10 – 12 – Introduction to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
    • March 23rd from 10 – 12 – Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion in Teaching
    • April 21st from 10 – 12 – Panel Discussion