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Each year, the Center for Pedagogical Innovation offers a selection of workshops for all TAs (graduate or undergraduate). These workshops are related to teaching learning issues in higher education and can be extremely valuable for new and seasoned TAs. All TAs with a contract can attend, for free, these workshops. Be sure to bookmark their site and to follow announcements on upcoming workshops. Some recent topics covered have been:
The CPI offers a certificate program for TAs interested in attending a series of workshops. Basic and advanced certifications are available to TAs. Please check this link for more information.
The Instructional Skills Workshops is usually offered at least once every year by the Center for Pedagogical Innovation. It is one of the most successful approaches to pedagogy in post secondary institutions. Held over 3 days, the ISW is designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of TAs through teaching practice and feedback in small groups. There is a $50 registration fee which is refundable upon completion of the program. Current listing for the ISW can be found here (including links to register).