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Economics TDGA Workshops

Job search strategies -Seminar – Thursday, January 26, 2012 1:00pm – 2:00pm Vari Hall 1063 (Seminar Room) We are offering a new job search seminar on Thursday, January 26th from 1 to 2pm in HNE B11. This seminar is offered on the initiative of your classmate, Asher Zafar who will introduce you to his former […]

Workshop: Technology: Friend AND Foe

Our last TDGA workshop of the semester is scheduled for Tuesday, November 22nd from 3-5pm in 163BSB (the small conference room). The session will focus on “Technology: Friend AND Foe” 3pm-4pm Talk by Leah Shapira Abstract: How much of what we do online is truly “private“? How much access do students have to our personal […]

What the *Tweet*? Graduate Students and Academic Uses for Social Media

What: Graduate Student Workshop on Academic Uses for Social Media facilitated by Melonie Fullick (PhD Candidate in Education) When: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 @ 2:00 p.m. Where: Winters College Room 286C Who: All graduate students Social media, including blogs, wikis, social networking sites (Facebook,, and content communities (YouTube) are being used by academics for […]

Music TDGA Workshop: Preventing Plagiarism Before it Happens!

Do you know if your students are plagiarizing? Katherine Henderson and Glennis Houston, your Music TDGAs, have planned a session with Anna St. Onge, from Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections.  Anna will discuss Preventing Plagiarism Before it Happens! Why do students cheat? What are the common forms of Plagiarism? Why and when do they need to […]

Political Science TDGA Workshop: Thinking about Power and Privilege in your Tutorials

Thinking about Power and Privilege in your Tutorials: A workshop for TAs addressing student relations, TA-student interactions and TA-Course Director dynamics ===================== DATE: Tuesday, November 15 TIME: 12:00 — 2:00 LOCATION: Verney Room S674 (6th Floor of South Ross Building) ===================== Please come out for this important workshop geared towards Political Science Teaching Assistants (TAs). CUPE […]

Upcoming Event: November 8th at noon with Professor Emeritus Ross Rudolph on Transformative Student Learning

Join us next Tuesday for Professor Emeritus Ross Rudolph’s seminar on Transformative Student Learning. WHEN: November 8, 2011 WHERE: Verney Room, 6th floor, South Ross (Department of Political Science) TIME: 12:00 – 2:00 pm Transformative learning requires the alignment of three factors: course learning goals, teaching-learning strategies, and assessment exercises. This presentation will give concrete examples of how […]

Upcoming Dance TDGA Workshops for November

Upcoming Workshops that are general in nature for all subject areas/disciplines. Do join us! (Of course food is provided!) Where? ACE (Accolade East Building) Room 311 When? What? November 7: 12:30 – 2:00 Coaching your students in how to effectively read scholarly articles and texts and how that can support their academic writing. November 8: 2:30 […]

Rescheduled: Psychology TDGA workshop TOMORROW: Creating a Grading Scheme

Our next Teaching & Development Workshop in the Psychology Department has been rescheduled for TOMORROW, November 1st from 1:30-2:30pm in the Norman Endler Conference Room (BSB 163). We’ll be discussing how to grade efficiently and effectively by working through some actual grading scheme examples together for a selection of psychology courses. Please bring some paper and a pen/pencil – […]

Upcoming Dance TDGA Events

Some upcoming Dance TDGA events. Please RSVP for workshops: 1. Twice Weekly Drop-ins: please drop in for food, problem-solving and/or workshops every Monday (with Cheryl) and every Tuesday (with Catherine) starting this Monday the 24th and Tuesday the 25th. WHEN: Monday 12:30 – 2:15 and Tuesday 2:30 – 4:15 WHERE: ACE 311 (committee room) and/or […]

Workshop: Student Support Services & Resources

Student Support Services & Resources: What York Has to Offer and What TAs Need to Know DATE: Tuesday, 1 November 2011 TIME: 12:00 — 2:00 LOCATION: Verney Room (Room S674, 6th Floor of South Ross Building) ===================== Please come out and join our guest speakers Patti Ryan, Political Science Librarian, Marlene Bernholtz, Consultant, Trainer, and […]