Training schedule S1

See below for details on the current training for Teaching Support Providers

22/23 Session

 

Teaching Support Trainer: Aurora Constantin. 

 

Note: Regardless the delivery mode (synchronous or asynchronous), ALL training sessions will be available on the Learn course entitled "Informatics Teaching Support Provider Training (2022/23)", and you can carry them out in your own time. Attendance to each session will be taken down during the live session, or you can demonstrate virtual attendance by CORRECTLY responding to ALL of the quizzes associated from the Learn course.

 

1) Induction Week Training (see notes for details about who it is compulsory for)

 

TITLE ROLE (i.e. who will be paid for doing them) WEEK DATE & TIME COMPULSORY FOR...
Essentials of being a Tutor in Informatics. (Semester 1) Mainly for tutors, appropriate for all teaching support staff who are UG3 Honsstudents  and above who will also be paid for doing this session Induction

TBA

COMPULSORY FOR NEW TUTORS
Essentials of being a Demonstrator in Informatics. (Semester 1) Mainly for demonstrators, but appropriate for all teaching support staff who will also be paid for doing this session Induction

TBA

COMPULSORY FOR NEW DEMONSTRATORS
Essentials of being a Marker in Informatics. (Semester 1) Mainly for markers, but appropriate for all teaching support staff who are PGT students and above who will also be paid for doing this session Induction

TBA

COMPULSORY FOR NEW MARKERS
Essentials of being a Teaching Assistant in Informatics. (Semester 1) Mainly for teaching assistants, but appropriate for all teaching support staff who are PGR students and above who will also be paid for doing this session Induction

TBA

COMPULSORY FOR NEW TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Basics of Online Learning Environments 1: ​​​​​​ Using Blackboard Collaborate in Lectures, Tutorials and Labs

Appropriate for all teaching support staff who will also be paid for doing this session Induction TBA COMPULSORY FOR ALL TEACHING SUPPORT STAFF
Basics of Online Learning Environments 2: Using Piazza for course activities and student support Appropriate for all teaching support staff who will also be paid for doing this session Induction TBA COMPULSORY FOR ALL TEACHING SUPPORT STAFF
Basics of Online Learning Environments 3: Using Learn for setting up and organising a course Mainly for teaching assistants, but appropriate for all teaching support staff who are PGR students and above who will also be paid for doing this session Induction TBA COMPULSORY FOR ALL TEACHING ASSISTANTS
Basics of Online Learning Environments 4: Using Learn for marking and feedback Mainly for markers, but appropriate for all teaching support staff who are PGT students and above who will also be paid for doing this session Induction

TBA

online synchronous

COMPULSORY FOR ALL MARKERS

Basics of Online Learning Environments 5: Using CodeGrade for marking programming assignments Mainly for markers, but appropriate for all teaching support staff who are PGT students and above. Also appropriate for tutors who use CodeGrade. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY INF1A AND INF1B MARKERS AND TUTORS WHO USE CODEGRADE WILL BE PAID FOR ATTENDANCE. Induction

TBA

COMPULSORY FOR ALL MARKERS AND TUTORS IN INF1 COURSES WHO USE CODEGRADE

2) Advanced Semester 1 Training (optional, but highly recommended, paid)

Note: Regardless the delivery mode (synchronous or asynchronous), ALL training sessions will be available on the Learn course entitled "Informatics Teaching Support Provider Training (2022/23)", and you can carry them out in your own time. Attendance to each session will be taken down during the live session, or you can demonstrate virtual attendance by CORRECTLY responding to ALL of the quizzes associated from the Learn course.

 

TITLE ROLE (i.e. who will be paid for doing them) WEEK DATE & TIME Compulsory for...
TA special: Designing material for tutorials, labs, assignments Mainly for teaching assistants, but appropriate for all teaching support staff who are PGR students and above who will also be paid for doing this session 1

TBA

 
What makes a good tutor and demonstrator in Informatics? Mainly for tutors and demonstrators, but appropriate for all teaching support staff who will also be paid for doing this session 2

TBA

 
Equality, diversity and inclusion in Informatics courses Appropriate for all teaching support staff who will also be paid for doing this session 3 TBA COMPULSORY FOR ALL TEACHING SUPPORT STAFF
Supporting students Appropriate for all teaching support staff who will also be paid for doing this session 5

TBA

COMPULSORY FOR ALL TEACHING SUPPORT STAFF
What makes a good marker in Informatics? Mainly for markers, but appropriate for all teaching support staff who are PGT students and above who will also be paid for doing this session 6

TBA

 
Evaluating our teaching and student learning Appropriate for all teaching support staff who will also be paid for doing this session 8

TBA