Each summer and winter, the Teaching and Learning Centre hosts orientation days for new core faculty, complimentary faculty and TAs. These orientations are intended to:
Introduce new instructors to the context for teaching at UOIT.
Provide an opportunity to meet and connect with peers, and to build a community of practice.
Provide relevant information through interactive workshop sessions and presentations on teaching strategies, educational technologies and institutional policies and information you will need in your teaching endeavors at UOIT.
Topics covered at orientation sessions include, but are not limited to:
Introduction to the Blackboard Learning Management System
Introduction to technology tools for teaching available at UOIT
Active learning strategies
IT Services and Technology Enhanced Learning at UOIT
WHIMIS and AODA training for staff and faculty
Please note that orientation sessions are mandatory for all new instructors at UOIT. For details about orientation times and to register, contact Jeanette Oliveira at extension 5423.
The latest orientation session for new sessional instructors and TAs was held on Thursday January 3, 2013. To download a .zip file containing slides and handouts from this orientation, click here.