Fall conference


Tuesday, September 5 to Friday, September 8, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Harry Hickman Building
Facilitator: Cynthia Korpan, LTC Professional Development Programs and TA Training Manager

Please see program below. To register for specific sessions please visit this link View by Group, log in with your UVic netlink ID and password, scroll down to TA Conferences and click on View. You can then select the multiple events you wish to register for. After you have made your selections be sure to scroll up the page and click on the Click Here to Complete Registration button. The database can be a little slow, so please be patient with all these steps. If you have any problems at all in registering for any of the sessions, please email the Learning and Teaching Centre or phone 250-721-8571.


The TA fall conference is spread over four days to ensure that anyone who wishes to attend a workshop has the ability to do so. Each day is important and organized to take you through the most essential steps necessary to fulfill your role as a TA. Friday of the conference is devoted specifically for International Teaching Assistants.

Workshop topics for the conference include:

  • Introduction to teaching at UVic
  • Time management
  • What you need to know about that first day of class
  • How to build your confidence
  • Who students are today
  • How to grade and design rubrics
  • How to promote collaborative learning
  • What to do for a guest lecture
  • More TBA