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2022 – Orientation Program for New Professors

Welcome to the University of Ottawa!

This program will allow you to familiarize yourself with the resources available at the University of Ottawa that will make your teaching and research exciting. Come and discuss teaching strategies and technology with the Teaching and Learning Support Service team (TLSS) and meet with key-contacts who will be able to answer questions related to your research activities. We hope that the various activities will allow you to meet your new colleagues and begin a dialogue which will continue in the months and years to come. 


Preliminary program
Week 1

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
10:30 a.m. to noon  Educational Support and Technological Tools for Teaching: Learn more about the TLSS!

1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Centre for Academic Leadership
1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Language Support for Professors
3 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Supporting Research at the University of Ottawa

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
10:30 a.m. to noon – Inclusive Pedagogies: Reflections and strategies to support learning for all

1 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Special collaboration – Growth & Goals Module
2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. – Important resources for your students (Academic GPS & Academic Accommodation Service)

Thursday, August 11, 2022
10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – Affordable Course Materials and Open Educational Resources (OER)
10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Your Library: Partnering for Success
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Teaching and Copyright at the University of Ottawa

1 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Information Technology: Resources for Professors and Researchers
2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Coming soon – Workday@uOttawa

Friday, August 12, 2022
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Words of Welcome and Light lunch
Aline Germain-Rutherford Ph.D., Vice-Provost, Academic Affair

Week 2

Monday, August 15, 2022 
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Sexual Harassment & The Learning Environment: Tools for Professors

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Mental Health and Wellness at the University of Ottawa

Thursday, August 18, 2022 
1:30 p.m. – Closing Plenary

Maximizing Learner Potential with Learning Analytics
Andrew Sowinski Ph.D.
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Chairholder, University of Ottawa Chair in University Teaching

3 p.m. – Closing Remarks and Reception


Download the detailed program (PDF version

To register, please contact the
Teaching and Learning Support Service (TLSS)
136 Jean-Jacques Lussier
Vanier Hall, room 1001
Phone: 613-562-5300
Email: saea-tlss@uOttawa.ca

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