Past Events

Fall 2021

UTM Ready, Set, Teach

September 1st from 10am - 12pm 

The fall term can bring both excitement and uncertainty, but Ready, Set, Teach will help set you up for success as you jump into the new term. This event is meant to provide opportunities to learn from and with other UTM instructors. The theme for this year's Ready, Set, Teach is "About Community for Community". The event schedule can be found here


Online Help Session for Instructors

September 1st from 12pm - 1pm 

Please join us for a drop-in online session to share solutions and discuss challenges.


Equity in my discipline: Social Science & STEM  (online)

Panelists: 

  • Martha Balaguera, Assistant Professor, Political Science 
  • Jerry Flores, Assistant Professor, Sociology 
  • Andrew Petersen, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream,  Mathematical & Computational Sciences 
  • Vera Velasco, co-founder of Filipinos in Canada - Academics, Researchers and Scholars (FiCARS) association 

In this session, panelists will discuss how equity is part of the pedagogy, research, and community in their respective disciplines.  The session will provide participants opportunities to reflect on equity practice gaps and what specific equity initiatives relate to their teaching & learning and research. 


Equity in my discipline:  Management & Economics and Arts & Humanities (online)

Panelists:

  • Sonia Kang, Associate Professor, Management, Canada Research Chair in Identity, Diversity, and Inclusion 
  • Anjuli Raza Kolb, Associate Professor, English and Drama 
  • Ellyn Walker, Acting Director/Curator, Blackwood Gallery, Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Department of Visual Studies 

In this session, panelists will discuss how equity is part of the pedagogy, research, and community in their respective disciplines.  The session will provide participants opportunities to reflect on equity practice gaps and what equity specific initiatives relate to their teaching & learning and research.  


Term-End Reflection (online)

Tuesday, December 7th from 11:00am - 12:30pm  

Facilitated by Fiona Rawle, Associate Dean, Undergraduate, and Director, Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre, and Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Department of Biology; Ann Gagné, Educational Developer (Universal Design for Learning), Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre, Institute for the Study of University Pedagogy ; and Dianne Ashbourne, Educational Developer, Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre, Institute for the Study of University Pedagogy 

Connect with your colleagues to reflect on this past year in an interactive, collaborative session. This session will provide an opportunity to share pedagogical strategies that worked well and to ask your colleagues for suggestions to address challenges that you encountered during the term.