utmONE Scholars First-Year Seminars CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Institute for the Study of University Pedagogy (ISUP) is seeking proposals for three new utmONE Scholars seminars for the 2021-22 Academic Year.

Proposals are due no later than 12:00 PM EST on Thursday, February 18, 2021.  Please send your proposal to Rebecca Shaw, Academic Success Strategist, via email, rebecca.shaw@utoronto.ca.

utmONE Scholars seminars are small-sized courses (maximum 25 students) courses that give students the unique opportunity to develop interdisciplinary research skills and university level critical thinking and communication skills in their first year.  Admission to the seminars is application based and students who have an incoming CGPA of 90% and above are invited to apply.  All utmONE Scholars seminars are scheduled for the Winter Term.

Continuing faculty are invited to submit a proposal for the following courses within the utmONE Scholars program.

  • UTM190: Special Topics at the Intersection of Social Science and Humanities
  • UTM191: Special Topics at the Intersection of Science and Social Science
  • UTM192: Special Topics at the Intersection of Science and Humanities

Click here to download more information about the objectives and expectations for the utmONE Scholars seminars.

Click here to download more information about how utmONE Scholars seminars benefit first-year students.

Click here to download the utmONE Scholars Seminar Proposal Form.

You are welcome to collaborate with co-instructors to provide a complimentary teaching experience including creating a mentorship experience between senior and junior faculty members within or across departments.  The salary allotment would be split between co-instructors in this case.  Please consult with your departmental chair about adding a utmONE Scholars seminar to your course load prior to submitting a proposal.

Questions?

Rebecca Shaw
Academic Success Strategist
Institute for the Study of University Pedagogy
rebecca.shaw@utoronto.ca