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Creating Your Course Syllabus Thu. Aug 12, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM GMCTL Event

Through this session, participants will learn about how to shape their course syllabi to not only include the elements required under the Academic Courses Policy, but also to provide students with a road map of their learning in the course, and to ...(more)

Heather M. Ross, University of Saskatchewan
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Introduction to Open Educational Resources Mon. Aug 16, 2021 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM GMCTL Event

In this session participants will learn the basics of open educational resources (OER), including licenses and where to find such resources. Participants will also discuss the benefits and barriers to using OER in their own courses.

Heather M. Ross, University of Saskatchewan
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Formative Feedback on your Teaching Mon. Aug 16, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM GMCTL Event

Do your teaching activities help students learn in the way you expect? In this session, you will identify one or two teaching strategies you want to assess, then draft your own formative feedback questions about these stategies.

This sessi ...(more)

Wenona Partridge, University of Saskatchewan
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Using Tech to Quickly Check Student Learning Mon. Aug 16, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM GMCTL Event

Polling and other formative assessment tools are quick ways to enhance your teaching practice by allowing you to tailor your teaching strategies to the students. This session will explore the various tools that are available at USask and briefly i ...(more)

Ryan Banow, University of Saskatchewan
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Teaching Portfolio Start-up Session Mon. Aug 16, 2021 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM GMCTL Event

Do you not yet have a teaching portfolio, but want to start building one? During this session, you will view sample teaching portfolios, indetify ways to collect evidence for your own portfolio, and start a collection folder and table of contents ...(more)

Wenona Partridge, University of Saskatchewan
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Experiential Learning Basics Mon. Aug 16, 2021 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM GMCTL Event

Experiential learning is a powerful and exciting teaching strategy. Those that have used it recognize that if you want students to get the richest learning experience, they need to go beyond only participating in experience. This is where what is ...(more)

Ryan Banow, University of Saskatchewan
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Teaching Goals Start-up Session Mon. Aug 16, 2021 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM GMCTL Event

Set up to three SMART teaching goals before you start teaching in September, to help you focus on areas of your teaching practice you want to improve and strengths.

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Wenona Partridge, University of Saskatchewan
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Introduction to the Certificate in University Teaching and Learning Mon. Aug 16, 2021 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM GMCTL Event

This is an information session for those who are curious about the Certificate in University Teaching and Learning (CUTL).

The Certificate in University Teaching and Learning is a competency-based program for USask faculty, sessionals an ...(more)

Sara Dzaman, University of Saskatchewan, Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning
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Getting Students to Engage with Course Readings and Each Other using Perusall Mon. Aug 16, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM GMCTL Event

Perusall is free-to-use social annotation tool that is integrated with Canvas. It was designed from the ground up to help motivate students to prepare for class by doing readings and viewing videos. It turns these typically solitary activities int ...(more)

Ryan Banow, University of Saskatchewan
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Indigenous Voices: Foundational Conversations Tue. Aug 17, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM GMCTL Event

(Register once for all four sessions)

Participants will meet four times in two weeks to discuss and further explore foundational elements of their own awareness and understanding related to reconciliation in Saskatchewan. Rose and Stryke ...(more)

Rose Roberts, University of Saskatchewan
Stryker Calvez, University of Saskatchewan
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New Faculty Orientation: Gifts from the Elders and Welcome Tue. Aug 17, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Event

New Faculty Orientation 2021

WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU SUCCEED

Tuesday, Aug. 17 & Wednesday, Aug. 18more)

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Planning Ahead for Academic Integrity Tue. Aug 17, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM GMCTL Event

You can prevent academic misconduct most effectively through assessment and instructional approaches. Ahead of the term is the perfect time to incorporate some key strategies that make sense for your course. Join this session to (1) select 1-2 act ...(more)

Susan Bens, University of Saskatchewan
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Using Authentic Assessment to Integrate Current Events into Courses Tue. Aug 17, 2021 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM GMCTL Event
  • Are you struggling with how you're going to assess in classes being taught remotely?
  • Are you looking for ideas on how to increase engagement in your course?
  • Are you wondering how to show students how work in your discipline might help t ...(more)
Heather M. Ross, University of Saskatchewan
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New Faculty Orientation: Session 1 - Succeeding in your First Year Tue. Aug 17, 2021 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Event
New Faculty Orientation - Aug 17 & 18

Session #1-Succeeding in your First Year

Facilitated by Ken Wilson

A panel session comprised of a dean, department head and a USask faculty ...(more)

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New Faculty Orientation: Session 2 - Essential Teaching Requirements Wed. Aug 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Event
New Faculty Orientation - Aug 17 & 18

Session #2 - Essential Teaching Requirements

Facilitated by Wendy James

An interactive session supporting you in understanding what the expe ...(more)

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Setting Up Norms Wed. Aug 18, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM GMCTL Event

There is a gap in higher education practice of including students in course design and collaborative decision making. This session aims to help bridge the gap by acknowledging the perspectives and contributions of students from a diversity of expe ...(more)

Aditi Garg, University of Saskatchewan
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New Faculty Orientation: Session 3 - Essentials for Starting your Research Program Wed. Aug 18, 2021 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Event
New Faculty Orientation - Aug 17 & 18

Session #3 - Essentials for Starting your Research Program

Facilitated by Leah Johnson, Le Li, Taunia Arthur, Nick Reymond, John Mapletoft, and Bria ...(more)

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Just for STEM: What We Will Take Forward Wed. Aug 18, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM GMCTL Event

This session is intended for those that teach in disciplines related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). If that is you, please register and join us!

We've tried many different teaching, learning, and assessment st ...(more)

Ryan Banow, University of Saskatchewan
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It's Been So(TL) Long: A Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Event Thu. Aug 19, 2021 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM GMCTL Event

It's time to bring USask's Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) community back together! Join us for a morning of virtual networking, presentations and discussions. If you are new or experienced with SoTL, you are invited to attend.

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Simple Ways to Make Your Course More Active Thu. Aug 19, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM GMCTL Event

In this session, you'll get to try out a series of easy ways to make your course more active, and contextualize them based on your discipline and space. Both remote and face-to-face options will be discussed, but the session will be virtual.

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Dr. Wendy James, University of Saskatchewan, Gwenna Moss Centre
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