Teaching Critical Reading Skills Workshop for TAs

October 4, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Victor Phillip Dahdaleh (formerly TEL) Building, 1014
Teaching Commons

Having trouble getting your students to do the readings? Academic reading is central to academic success at university, so why is it so difficult to convince students to keep up with course readings? Effective academic reading is time-consuming, requires deep attention, critical reflection, the ability to connect readings to one another and to course objectives, and often requires approaching difficult readings more than once. Though experienced scholars understand this, students may not. This session focuses on “unpacking the skill set” required for effective academic reading and provides ideas about how to foster these skills in your students.

This workshop will count towards the Teaching Commons ‘Record of Completion’ certificate

Facilitated by Cathy Boyd-Withers from Learning Skills Services

Register for the Critical Reading Skills Workshop for TAs