APSC Teaching Assistant Training Sessions

Dear New Applied Science Teaching Assistants:

All Teaching Assistants (TAs) working in the Faculty of Applied Science are required to complete a mandatory TA Training session. Remember to register for one of the TA Training sessions below that will address concerns over grading equity and teaching techniques and answer any questions for the upcoming term.

We are offering the following four time slots:

  •          Friday, September 15th, 2017, 9:30am – 12:00pm, Room: MCLD 418
  •          Wednesday, September 20th, 2017, 9:30am – 12:00pm, Room: Kaiser 2020/2030
  •          Wednesday, September 20th, 2017, 2:00 – 4:30pm, Room: Kaiser 2020/2030
  •          Thursday, September 21st, 2017, 4:00 – 6:30pm, Room: MCLD 418


Who is required to attend?:

-If you are a new TA commencing your first TA appointment in September 2017

-If you are a returning TA and have not yet completed the mandatory training

(Returning TAs are not required to attend if they have successfully completed the TA Training in a previous term.)


How do I register for a session?

Register for one of the four sessions above by emailing apsc.pd@ubc.ca. Please include your full name, student #, and APSC department where you will be appointed as a TA. TAs in attendance will receive payment for time spent in training, so please ensure you include all the information in your RSVP.

Each group is limited to 30 students per session, and registration closes 24 hours prior to each session or when spots are filled.


Thursday, September 21, 2017