Teaching Assistants’ Training Program

  • CTSI: the view from the 7th floor

    With the start of the new year, we have settled in our new, albeit temporary, home. Our space on the 4th floor of Robarts is under renovation – our office has grown considerably over the last few years with the amalgamation of offices (Office of Teaching Advancement, Teaching Assistants’ Training Program and Resource Centre for […]

  • My first graphic syllabus

    Recently, I was introduced to the idea of a graphic syllabus. In her book The Graphic Syllabus and the Outcomes Map: Communicating Your Course (available at the OISE library), Linda B. Nilson, suggests that instructors can convey the relationships between course concepts directly through the syllabus. In the winter 2012 semester, I will be teaching […]

  • The Grade Center: Planning Ahead

    Saira Mall, Educational Technology Liaison, CTSI Between course scheduling, assignment deadlines and mid-term exams, managing and entering grade data in the Portal’s Grade Center may be left to the last minute resulting in very late nights, usually just before grades are submitted. If you are using the Grade Center in your Portal course, my advice […]

  • TA Day 2011

    TA Day 2011 was held on Sept. 1st. It was the perfect way to kickoff the month of September and the back to school season at U of T. As a trainer with the TATP, I find that TA day is an interesting opportunity to meet returning and new TAs. While TAs are often very […]

  • Meet the New TATP Staff

    The Teaching Assistants’ Training Program welcomes its 2011-12 staff.         The TATP is a peer-training—teaching assistants offering training to other teaching assistants—program that is housed in the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation.  For more than a decade, the TATP has helped train and offered workshops and consultations for graduate students and […]

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