Becoming Resourceful: Finalizing your Syllabus and Course Design to Teach your 1000 Level Course – Monday August 21, 2017

August 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Victor Phillip Dahdaleh (formerly TEL) Building, 1014
Teaching Commons

In this session we will introduce transition pedagogy at York in the form of Lizzio’s Five Senses of Student Success.  Participants will be asked to reflect on the design of their 1000-level course(s) and identify where they will nurture each of Lizzio’s senses of success within their course.  Participants will engage in discussions and share ideas of how you already incorporate and support these senses of success and what more we could do.

You may find it helpful to bring a draft of your course syllabus with you to finalize over lunch.  We will have a working lunch break, but please note that lunch is not provided.

In the afternoon, we will welcome guests from across campus who will help support you and your students throughout your course.  We will have individuals from the Learning Commons, including the Career Centre, YU Experience Hub, Learning Skills Services, Libraries and the Writing Centre.  We will also have faculty members from Science and Writing experienced in teaching critical thinking, writing and metacognitive skills share their secrets.

*Please note we hope you will be able to join us for the full workshop, but do understand that you may not be able to commit to the full day.  The following agenda may help you decide what you can commit to:

10am-12pm – Exploring transition pedagogy and Lizzio’s Senses
12pm-1pm – A working lunch – finalizing your syllabus and course design
*Please note lunch is not provided, but you are invited to bring or buy your lunch and eat while you work and discuss your course with the facilitator and/or participants
1pm-3pm – Exploring resources across campus for you and your students

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