Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)

Dates/Times: August 22: 12:30pm-4:30pm, August 23-25: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Full 3 ½ day attendance is expected, and homework is assigned.

What You Will Learn: The Instructional Skills Workshop is an intensive 24-hour workshop on teaching effectiveness. With up to six participants in each workshop, you will have the opportunity to teach three mini-lessons (10 minutes each) and receive feedback from your “students” – fellow participants. The ISW is a fascinating opportunity to explore several aspects of teaching, from designing lesson plans, developing assessment devices, managing time, managing group process to experimenting with new approaches, all with the support and feedback of five or six colleagues.

You will be presenting three 10-minute mini-lessons. We encourage you to consider designing mini-lessons that reflect your own interests and teaching areas, and we also encourage you to offer a mini-lesson on each of three domains: cognitive, affective, and kinesthetic. You will also be receiving feedback from your "students" - the participants and facilitators of this ISW. This feedback will be facilitated by one or two facilitators who will be working with your group, and previous participants tell us this is often the highlight of the experience. As well as receiving feedback on your instruction, you will have opportunities to reflect on teaching methods, explore learning styles, watch your lesson on film, and spend three and a half days talking about teaching.

Registration Information: As registration is on a date-order basis, early registration is recommended. Fee: $500.00.

For information or to register please email tlcevents@ufv.ca