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Canvas workshop: First Day & Beyond

Register here to take any of the following workshops: Teaching in Lab Settings: First Day and Beyond  , Teaching Modern Languages: First Day and Beyond  , Teaching Social Sciences and Humanities Quiz Sections: First Day and Beyond  , Teaching STEM Quiz Sections: First Day and Beyond  , Teaching Your Own Class: First Day and Beyond  These asynchronous workshops open on September 15 and will be available through autumn quarter. Event interval: Ongoing event. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: The TA Program is organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW teaching assistants. Thursday, September 15, 2022. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.

Canvas workshop: How Do Students Learn? Applying the Research

Decades of research on the science of learning has contributed to the development of teaching approaches that maximize student learning. This workshop discusses these evidence-based practices in higher education contexts. Topics include: The seven principles of student learning identified by Ambrose et al (2010) , Strategies for applying these principles to your own teaching , Resources to learn more about the science of learning and its applications to teaching, This asynchronous workshop opens on September 15 and will be available through autumn quarter. Event interval: Ongoing event. Campus room: Online in Canvas. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: The TA Program is organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW teaching assistants. Thursday, September 15, 2022. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.

Canvas workshop: What If? Preparing for Challenging Moments (Asynchronous on Canvas)

Students haven’t done the reading. A student is angry about the grade they received. A couple of students cheated on the exam. Now what? This workshop helps you prepare for the unexpected. Participants emerge from the session with strategies for responding constructively to common TA scenarios. Topics include: Understanding the issues that are central to challenging classroom situations , Identifying the goals you want to achieve in these situations , Proactive strategies for addressing challenging situations , Responding to challenging situations in the moment, This asynchronous workshop opens on September 15 and will be available through autumn quarter. Event interval: Ongoing event. Campus room: Online in Canvas. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: The TA Program is organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW teaching assistants. Thursday, September 15, 2022. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.

International TA Session I

Getting to Know UW Students: An Overview for International TAs This session discusses the demographics and expectations of UW undergraduate students and the implications for teaching. The International TA Sessions are required for all first-year TAs who identify as not native speakers of English. Please see CTL's International TAs page for details. Event interval: Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/93945814633. Campus room: Online via Zoom. Event Types: Conferences. Lectures/Seminars. Workshops. Event sponsors: Center for Teaching and Learning. Target Audience: UW international teaching assistants. Friday, September 16, 2022, 1:15 PM – 2:30 PM. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.

International TA Session II

Panel Discussion With Experienced International TAs In this question and answer session, you will have the opportunity to hear from international TAs about their experiences learning to be effective teachers at the UW. The International TA Sessions are required for all first-year TAs who identify as not native speakers of English. Please see CTL's International TAs page for details. Event interval: Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/97243485000. Campus room: Online via Zoom. Event Types: Conferences. Lectures/Seminars. Workshops. Event sponsors: Center for Teaching and Learning. Target Audience: UW international teaching assistants. Friday, September 16, 2022, 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.

Opening Plenary

9:00-10:00 a.m. – Graduate Teaching Assistantships at the UW: What You Can Look Forward To The opening plenary offers graduate students the opportunity to learn more about their roles as TAs, identify UW resources and policies, and hear from faculty and experienced TAs. 10:00-10:30 a.m. – Academic Student Employees Union (UAW 4121). Event interval: Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/96748171979. Campus room: Online via Zoom. Event Types: Conferences. Lectures/Seminars. Information Sessions. Workshops. Event sponsors: The TA Program is organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW teaching assistants. Monday, September 19, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.

Concurrent session: Growing a Reflective Teaching Practice: Instructional Support at UW

Learn about the many ways the UW Center for Teaching and Learning can help you grow your teaching practice. Topics include: Strategies to develop a reflective teaching practice , How to use the CTL’s instructional consultation service , Upcoming CTL learning opportunities. Event interval: Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/97482135717. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: The TA Program is organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW teaching assistants. Monday, September 19, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.

Concurrent session: Intro to Canvas

Learn the basics to get your course up and running, with hands-on practice. Sample files will be provided. Topics include: Setting up your course homepage , Basic course organization methods , Uploading files for students , Creating an online assignment. Event interval: Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/94690524315. Campus room: Online via Zoom - https://washington.zoom.us/j/94690524315. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: The TA Program is organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW teaching assistants. Monday, September 19, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.

Concurrent session: Teaching Tools for Engagement

Keeping students focused is a challenge. Technology isn’t a magical fix, but it offers novel ways for students to interact with you, their peers, and the curriculum. In this workshop, we’ll introduce three tools⁠—Panopto, Zoom, and Poll Everywhere⁠—and strategies for connecting with students in and out of class. Topics include: Brief introduction to these tools , Best practices , Integrating tools with Canvas , Hands-on activities. Event interval: Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/91923974601. Campus room: Online via Zoom. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: The TA Program is organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW teaching assistants. Monday, September 19, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.

Concurrent session: Growing a Reflective Teaching Practice: Instructional Support at UW

Learn about the many ways the UW Center for Teaching and Learning can help you grow your teaching practice. Topics include: Strategies to develop a reflective teaching practice , How to use the CTL’s instructional consultation service , Upcoming CTL learning opportunities. Event interval: Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/97839544181. Campus room: Online via Zoom. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: The TA Program is organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW teaching assistants. Monday, September 19, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.

Concurrent session: Intro to Canvas

Learn the basics to get your course up and running, with hands-on practice. Sample files will be provided. Topics include: Setting up your course homepage , Basic course organization methods , Uploading files for students , Creating an online assignment. Event interval: Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/99648569246. Campus room: Online via Zoom. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: The TA Program is organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW teaching assistants. Monday, September 19, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.

Concurrent session: Teaching Tools for Engagement

Keeping students focused is a challenge. Technology isn’t a magical fix, but it offers novel ways for students to interact with you, their peers, and the curriculum. In this workshop, we’ll introduce three tools⁠—Panopto, Zoom, and Poll Everywhere⁠—and strategies for connecting with students in and out of class. Topics include: Brief introduction to these tools , Best practices , Integrating tools with Canvas , Hands-on activities. Event interval: Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/95745455641. Campus room: Online via Zoom. Event Types: Workshops. Event sponsors: The TA Program is organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW teaching assistants. Monday, September 19, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.

Closing Plenary

In it together: TAs & Mental Health Co-facilitated by Natacha Foo Kune (Counseling Center) and Ken Yasuhara (College of Engineering) Recent data shows that the most common health risks to graduate and undergraduate students are anxiety and depression. In this session, participants explore the connections between mental health and academic success at UW. They learn and practice ways to support students, colleagues, and themselves. In addition, participants emerge with information on campus-based resources as well as community or cohort support. Event interval: Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/95942509344. Campus room: Online via Zoom. Event Types: Conferences. Lectures/Seminars. Workshops. Event sponsors: The TA Program is organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Learning Technologies. Target Audience: UW teaching assistants. Monday, September 19, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit teaching.washington.edu.