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May 8, 2019

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Wednesday, May 08, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Describe Your Teaching Approach

This workshop is designed to give you a foundation to express your teaching philosophies and begin to build a professional teaching dossier. Participants will gain tools and strategies to craft an authentic teaching philosophy statement and prepare a draft outline. The overall format of professional teaching dossiers will be discussed as well as the materials and experiences you can collect and document to include in your dossier.

This workshop is open to all graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and is a requirement for completion of the University Teaching Certificate. A follow-up workshop will take place later in the term, providing the opportunity for you to receive feedback on your teaching philosophy statement draft and further discuss your dossier.

Register for this workshop.

  • Teaching and Learning
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM BF190 / BF199 Facilitated Study Group (FSG)

    Drop into our Spring 2019 Facilitated Study Group (FSG) for BF190 and BF199, weekly on Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    This is an opportunity for you to get together with other people from your classes and our FSG leader (someone who has previously taken the course) to discuss the course content and gain a deeper understanding of what is being covered in the class lectures and readings. Our FSG leader will help you enhance your understanding of course material, and they can also help students with understanding assignment requirements.

    No registration needed – just drop by 45 Market Street, room 115.

  • Centre for Student Success
  • Teaching and Learning
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Graduate Writing Group

    Graduate Writing Group is available to all Brantford graduate students, staff, and faculty. Join us for the collective support and energy of colleagues working on their academic papers. Participants are welcome to bring their work at any stage of the writing process: reading sources, developing outlines, drafting, revising or proofreading.

    The group is hosted by Writing and Study Skills Services and one of our professional staff members is there to help answer your questions and provide assistance. Drop in – no registration needed!

  • Teaching and Learning
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM The Changing Face of Canada's Boreal Forests

     Speaker: Jennifer Baltzer, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science 

    Amplified high-latitude warming is driving dramatic changes in the structure, composition and function of boreal forests globally. These changes include direct impacts of climate change on tree growth and indirect impacts through increased rates of disturbances due to thawing permafrost and altered wildfire regimes. During this lecture, the boreal biome, recent advances in our understanding of how it is changing in the face of climate warming and associated disturbances, and the impacts of these changes for ecosystem services will be discussed.

    This event is part of the Laurier Milton Lecture Series, a partnership between the Town of Milton, Laurier and the Milton Public Library. Admission is free, and no registration is required. 

  • Development and Alumni Relations

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