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2018-19

Course design 101: Writing learning outcomes (Workshop)

September 19, 2018 from 2-4pm in NE 5128

Dianne Ashbourne, Educational Developer, Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre, UTM

Carefully written learning outcomes provide numerous benefits for both students and instructors. This session will begin with a brief review of relevant literature and an introduction to key resources for writing learning outcomes. The majority of the session will be spent practicing writing clear, measurable, and meaningful learning outcomes. Participants are encouraged to bring a copy of a syllabus for a course for which they would like to develop learning outcomes or revise existing ones.


Preparing to teach: A just-in-time syllabus clinic (Workshop)

August 30, 2018 from 1:20-2:20 pm

Fiona Rawle, Associate Dean, Undergraduate & Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Department of Biology, UTM

Dianne Ashbourne, Educational Developer, Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre, UTM

Classes are just around the corner, and you’ll need to submit your syllabus soon. This session will help you avoid common syllabus mistakes, saving you valuable time later in the term. We will discuss strategies for managing the administrative load of teaching, and will provide an overview of additional resources you can turn to for help when needed.