Professional Development Programme for Teaching Assistants

Objectives

  • Acquire new methods for university teaching and learning;
  • Build your transferable professional skills; 
  • Develop your writing and public speaking skills;
  • Develop a strategy for PhD/research funding;
  • Balance academic demands with a healthy life (stress management);
  • Study transformations and challenges of world education;
  • Meet with colleagues and share TA "survival tips”…

 

INDUCTION WORKSHOP (mandatory TA / open to RA)
ROLE AS A PROFESSIONAL ACADEMIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS: MOODLE & CAMPUS
  • 2 hours
  • Tuesday 12 September 2017, 14.30 - 16.30
  • Room A2
  • Facilitators : Academic Advisor and Director of Human Resources
  • 1.5 hours
  • Tuesday 5 September (11.00-12.30)
  • Thursday 14 September (14.00-15.30)
  • Room 547, Petal 1
  • Facilitators : Office of the Director of Studies & IT Departement

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SKILLS WORKSHOPS & NETWORKING *
TEACHING SKILLS RESEARCH FUNDING SKILLS PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
@ CUSO**
  • 1 day
  • 29 September 2017

 

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  • 1 day
  • 1 December 2017

 

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A choice of courses on communication, professional planning, scientific information, management, academic english

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* A teaching assistant position at the Institute requires a commitment to attend at least two workshops per year during the contractual period.  A certificate of participation is yearly available. 

**CUSO : First come, first serve basis. Train transportation costs reimbursed.
Please subscribe to a CUSO doctoral group prior to your registration. Information : competences.cuso.ch
 

 

EXPERIENCE & COACHING WITH ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS
  • Teach a tutorial
  • Lecture a class
  • Practice an interview 


 

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