New Faculty Series

3 people looking at a laptopSurviving the First Class and Active Learning Strategies

Facilitated by Yasmine Djerbal, Centre for Teaching and Learning
Tuesday, August 23, 2022; 2:00 - 3:00pm, Zoom

The first day of class is a great opportunity for you to present your vision and set the tone for the rest of the semester. In this session, we will share strategies for you to get to know your students, and for them to know you and each other, as well as the course material and their responsibilities in the class. We will talk about dynamic icebreakers, active learning strategies, and how to create engaging communities for learning.  

Consider going through the following module to learn more about Active Learning Strategies:

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Introduction to onQ

Facilitated by Karla Coleman, Centre for Teaching and Learning
Wednesday, August 24, 2022; 11:00am – 12:00pm, Zoom

This webinar is designed for new users to onQ.  In this introduction, we will be giving you a brief tour of the essential tools to get you started in onQ.  These include Announcements, Content, Assignments, Grade Book, Classlist and Classlist Email.

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Technologies offered at Queen’s

Facilitated by Selina Idlas, Centre for Teaching and Learning
Thursday, August 25, 2022; 1:30 – 2:30pm, Zoom

This session provides an overview of the best practices of technologies available to you at Queen’s in support of your teaching.

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What I wish I had known when I first started at Queen’s

Facilitated by Yasmine Djerbal and Selina Idlas, Centre for Teaching and Learning
Thursday, September 1, 2022; 1:00 – 2:00pm, Zoom

Dedicating space for new faculty to talk about pedagogies and teaching practices, this session will start with an informal presentation by Pr. Elizabeth Brulé who will talk about “what they wish they had known when they first started at Queen’s.” Following, participants will be given an overview of technologies available through Queen’s in support of their teaching, and ways that the CTL’s Educational Technologies Team can best support them. 

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Other workshops offered at the CTL:

  • An Introduction to Ventus for Instructors
  • Developing Globally Engaged Curriculum: Why, What and How
  • Foundations of Indigenous Ways of Knowing in Curricula
  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation