Grad Student Teaching Conference

Making a difference: inspiring confidence in the classroom

The 2012 conference is this month!

We're excited to announce that registration for this most-excellent free event is now open.

Designed for University of Guelph graduate students with an interest in developing as university educators, the day-long event offers six hours of training focused on teaching and learning. The workshops, keynote and plenaries are facilitated by award-winning faculty, experienced graduate students and experts in topics related to effective university instruction.

It's a great way to learn with fellow grad students: 86% of 2011 participants rated the quality of the conference as good or excellent.

Graduate Student University Teaching Conference

Thursday, Aug 30th, 9am-3:30pm

University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada

Guelph, ON

Visit the main conference website for registration and all the nitty-gritty details.


8:15-9:00 - Conference registration

9:00-10:00 - Welcome and Keynote

10:00-10:30 - *Complimentary* coffee break

10:30-11:30 - Concurrent workshops

11:30-12:30 - Concurrent workshops

12:30-1:30 - *Free* Lunch

1:30-2:30 - Concurrent Workshops

2:30-3:30 - Closing plenary with award winning faculty and TAs

(see, there is such a thing as a free lunch)

Don't hesitate:

Free lunch available to all those who register by August 23rd.
Registration closes August 26th.
Space is limited.
Register today!

Our sponsors have got you covered.

Thanks to them, your registration is free!

Say thanks to: College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, College of Arts, College of Management & Economics, Ontario Veterinary College, College of Biological Science, Ontario Agricultural College, Graduate Student Association, Graduate Studies, Associate Vice President Academic, Graduate Student Learning Initiative, College of Physical and Engineering Science and the centre for Open Learning and Educational Support.

We are the Graduate Student Teaching Development Program.

The TDP is coordinated by the centre for Open Learning and Educational Support and provides educational development opportunities and instructional resources to current and future teaching assistants and graduate assistants interested in teaching.

The TDP is offered in collaboration with the Graduate Student Learning Initiative.