Welcome to the TDGA page



The Teaching Development Graduate Assistant Programme is designed to facilitate teaching development and excellence at the departmental level. The TDGAs in the Mathematics and Statistics Department are for the academic year 2001-2002 Dan Beamish and Mihai Beligan.

The past year TDGAs, S. Mykytiuk and G. Tudose wrote THE GRADUATE STUDENT SURVIVAL GUIDE .
You can check this very comprehensive HANDBOOK for math TAs.

2000--2001 Workshop Schedule

Day, Time & Place

Workshop Title

Facilitators

March 27, 11:00-12:00
N620 Ross
Teaching Critical Thinking Prof. Lee Lorch
Prof. Martin Muldoon
Prof. Walter Tholen
Tentative time April-May
N620 Ross
Teaching through Mathematical Writing
(series)
Prof. Abe Shenitzer
Sept. 5, 11:00-2:00
N620 Ross
Orientation for New Grad Students Geanina Tudose
Dan Beamish


Teaching Resources

The Centre for the Support of Teaching
Teaching and Learning from the Mathematical Association of America

Job and Career Information for Graduate Students

Employment Resources Guide
Resources for a Mathematics Job Search
Non-academic Careers in Mathematical Sciences
Campus Work Link

Past TDGA activities


1999--2000 Workshop Schedule

Day, Time & Place

Workshop Title

Facilitators

Apr. 4, 12:00-1:00
N620 Ross
Academic Job Hunting-II
Preparing for an interview
Prof. G. O'Brien
Prof. J. Wu
Prof. T. Salisbury
Mar. 14, 12:00-1:00
N627 Ross
Academic Job Hunting-I
Preparing an application
Prof. P. Song
Prof. W. Tholen
Prof. J. W. Pelletier
Feb. 29, 12:00-1:00
N620 Ross
Dealing with Conflicts Prof. Alan Dow
Dr. S. van Willigenburg
Dec. 5, 12:30-1:30
N638 Ross
Setting up a Web Page Prof. Eli Brettler
Camille Mittermeier
Oct 4, 12:30-1:30
N620 Ross
Marking & Problem Sessions Geanina Tudose
Stefan Mykytiuk
Sept 7, 10:30-3:30
N620 Ross
Orientation for New Grad Students Geanina Tudose
Stefan Mykytiuk

Thanks: The TDGA programme is generously supported by YGMSA.
If you have suggestions regarding the workshops, please e-mail us.