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Registration for all IT Training sessions (Canvas, Panopto, Teams, Zoom, etc.) can be found through the Training and Development channel in PAWS.
Teaching Practices Series: Inclusivity and Wellness
Join these one hour sessions, faciliated by four USask Provost's Teaching Award winners, as they share approaches and good practices that contribute to inclusive teaching spaces and student wellness.
Short Courses and Workshops
The Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning offers a variety of short courses and workshops to support professional development and to enhance teaching and learning at USask.
Below you will find groupings of our upcoming workshops and short courses by topic. For our short courses you can find more information by clicking on the title. For our single sessions (no link) please see our events system to see a full calendar list and to register online.
*Most sessions and courses are to be in-person unless specifically stated in the details of registration.
Assessment and Evaluation
Broadening Perspectives and Opening Dialogue
Documenting and Growing Your Teaching Practice
Indigenization and Indigenous Education Professional Development
Contact GMCTL for more information
Indigenous Course (re)Design
- Instructors interested in building a curriculum that is more supportive of reconciliation working as a collaborative cohort on their course (re)design. Explore concepts that support authentic engagement with Indigenization and focus on preparing students to become better contributors to an inclusive society in support of Indgienous Peoples.
The 4 Seasons of Reconciliation online modules
- These online modules are a direct response to the Calls to Action by the TRC. This online module teaches learners about the experiences of Indigenous Peoples living in Canada. In collaboration with the Library, the GMCTL will help each person to better understand the reasons for reconciliation and the ways in which Canada should move forward to achieve the calls to action. This is a great addition to any course and the we can help explore ways to connect these materials with your course. Learn more
Land Acknowledgement session
- A professional development workshop to personally understand and interpret the Land Acknowledgement in a meaningful and purposeful way. Explore the history, intercultural perspectives and personal reasons for how to make this powerful statement at events, meetings or in the classroom.
Conversations About Indigenization
- Conversations About Indigenization is a series of online modules followed up by synchronous group conversations exploring four key perspectives that support Indigenization: Power & Privilege, Land Agreements, Indigenous Pedagogy, and Place and Culture. This is a cohort process where each member brings their own perspectives to share with others as we learn to better understand how we can improve our support for reconciliation.
- Sparkshops - These 20-minute workshops are led by GMCTL Educational Developers and can be added to the agenda of department meetings, faculty meetings, or other teaching related gatherings. The intention of a Sparkshop is to stimulate exploration and conversations around teaching and learning. Learn more
Extended Courses and Certificates
- Certificate in University Teaching and Learning (CUTL) - Those interested in the structure of this competency-based program may book a preliminary consultation with Sara Dzaman. Participants will be introduced to a variety of teaching strategies, planning approaches, assessment ideas, and reflective practice techniques.
Annual and bi-annual events offered by the GMCTL
The GMCTL Fall Fortnight is two weeks of exciting ideas about teaching, courses, and programs. Fortnight sessions vary in style, length, and scope - there is something for everyone! See the Fortnight event page for our schedule. This event is typically held each August.
As part of the TA Success Series, we offer TA Success Days. This event is aimed to graduate students holding a Teaching Assistant role at the USask.
Sessions are focused on developing specific skills and knowledge relevant to the TA role, and typically scheduled over 2-3 days. This event is usually offered bi-annually, early September and January.
Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows
Most courses and workshops listed above are open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The GMCTL also offers workshops, non-credit courses and resources specifically aimed to graduate students and postdocs.
Connect with the team at the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning for more details about events, courses and workshops.