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August 2017

New Faculty/Instructor Day

Tuesday, August 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Open to new Brock University Faculty and Sessional Instructors. Welcome to Brock University!  We are please to have you join our community. Each year the Centre for Pedagogical Innovation (CPI) hosts a New Instructor Day for newly hired full-time and part-time instructors at Brock.  This event is also open to those who may have missed it the previous year. You are invited to attend the... New Faculty/Instructor Day This will include a luncheon and an opportunity to meet other new colleagues and staff from CPI. This informal event will…

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Isaak/Sakai Workshop

Tuesday, August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join the Centre for Pedagogical Innovation (CPI) for a hands-on Isaak/Sakai introductory workshop. This session is ideal for those new to Isaak/Sakai and those with an interest in becoming familiar with or use the features offered to support your teaching. WHO:  Instructors new to Isaak, Brock University's Sakai-based Learning Management System WHAT:  This workshop is designed to be a hands-on orientation to Isaak, Brock University's Sakai-Based Learning Management System (LMS). The format consists of a one hour overview of commonly-used…

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Course Design/Redesign Workshop

Tuesday, August 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Are you developing a new course? Would you like to revise one of your current courses?  This workshop is designed for both new and seasoned faculty members as well as sessional instructors interested in developing or revising their course(s). Join facilitators from the Centre for Pedagogical Innovation (CPI) and explore considerations for designing an engaging and effective course. This workshop is designed to support you in the development of your course and an overview of the required components of Brock syllabi. Bring your draft course outline, materials and…

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Instructional Skills Workshop – Teaching Assistants/Lab Demonstrators/Tutorial Leaders

Wednesday, August 23 @ 8:30 am - Friday, August 25 @ 5:00 pm

Open to Brock University teaching assistants, lab demonstrators and seminar leaders. Instructional Skills Workshop Wednesday August 23 - Friday August 25 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 3 day certificate program The Instructional Skills Workshop is a 30+ year old, peer-based, experiential instructional development program and is one of the most successful approaches to pedagogy in post secondary institutions. Held over 3 days, the ISW is designed to enhance teaching effectiveness through teaching practice and feedback in small groups. Ideal for new and…

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#WriterlyWednesday

Wednesday, August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Writerly

#WriterlyWednesday We are all writers. In academia, every facet of our work life is connected to one or more forms of writing. So, we decided to create a space to foster writing and engage in discussion about the craft of writing. All members of the broader graduate community (grad students, faculty and staff) are invited to drop-in and take part in creating a ‘mid-week’ space for writing. Every Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Location: Thistle 253 (TH) Each 2-hour session…

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Instructional Skills Workshop – Faculty & Instructors

Tuesday, August 29 @ 8:30 am - Thursday, August 31 @ 5:00 pm

Open to Brock University faculty and sessional instructors. Instructional Skills Workshop Tuesday August 29 - Thursday August 31 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 3 day certificate program The Instructional Skills Workshop is a 30+ year old, peer-based, experiential instructional development program and is one of the most successful approaches to pedagogy in post secondary institutions. Held over 3 days, the ISW is designed to enhance teaching effectiveness through teaching practice and feedback in small groups. Registration Fee: $50 per person Online registration is…

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#WriterlyWednesday

Wednesday, August 30 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Writerly

#WriterlyWednesday We are all writers. In academia, every facet of our work life is connected to one or more forms of writing. So, we decided to create a space to foster writing and engage in discussion about the craft of writing. All members of the broader graduate community (grad students, faculty and staff) are invited to drop-in and take part in creating a ‘mid-week’ space for writing. Every Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Location: Thistle 253 (TH) Each 2-hour session…

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September 2017

New Graduate Student Welcome

Tuesday, September 5 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Get Ready to Jump into Grad School! We would like to personally welcome you to graduate school at the Faculty of Graduate Studies New Graduate Student Welcome & Orientation event on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017.  To help you make a smooth transition into grad school we’ve organized a half-day event to introduce you to the key people, services and resources you’ll need to begin. Through interactive workshops, presentations and conversation, you will have an opportunity to talk with support staff,…

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Sustainability Science and Society Graduate Program orientation

Tuesday, September 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

#WriterlyWednesday

Wednesday, September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Writerly

#WriterlyWednesday We are all writers. In academia, every facet of our work life is connected to one or more forms of writing. So, we decided to create a space to foster writing and engage in discussion about the craft of writing. All members of the broader graduate community (grad students, faculty and staff) are invited to drop-in and take part in creating a ‘mid-week’ space for writing. Every Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Location: Thistle 253 (TH) Each 2-hour session…

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