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Instructional Skills Workshop

September 26, 2016

Improve your confidence and learn how to be an effective facilitator!

The Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) is a great learning opportunity for graduate students and postdocs who wish to strengthen their teaching and facilitation skills. This three-day program is offered through SFU's Teaching & Learning Centre (TLC), free to SFU grad students and postdocs. 

Through intensive participatory exercises and individualized feedback, you will develop the knowledge, skills, positive attitude, and confidence to teach and facilitate effectively. 

  • October 8 - 10, 2016 (Sat - Mon) * Thanksgiving weekend
  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
  • Blusson Hall (BLU) 10021, Burnaby campus 
Participants who successfully complete the three-day program will receive a Certificate of Completion that may be applied as credit to the Provincial Instructor Diploma Program. Applications will be accepted until all seats are filled. To apply, please visit:
This workshop is also a pre-requisite for the TLC's  Certificate Program in University Teaching and Learning. Those interested in the Certificate Program are expected to complete the ISW before the first class of the program. If you attend this ISW, you will be able to apply for the spring cohort as the application deadline for the Spring 2017 Certificate Program is October 14.

Tags: professional development

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