Upcoming Networking and Teaching Support Events for Sessionals

Brad WalchukUncategorized


Our sessionals might be interested in some of the following events:



Thursday, September 1, 2016 | 9:00am – 1:30pm

Registration (Free): https://2016nsno.eventbrite.ca

This half-day event welcomes new sessional instructors to McMaster’s campus and invites them to connect to campus resources to support their teaching, learning, and research. Meet the President and other senior leaders and faculty, and learn about McMaster’s institutional culture. Get to know the McMaster Institute for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning (MIIETL) and other campus resources available to support your teaching, learning, and research.


9:00am -12:00pm: Networking Orientation * Limited Seating available for AM* 

Location: Alumni Memorial Hall, Great Hall


12:15pm -1:30pm: Resource Fair

Location: MIIETL, Mills Library-L504



Thursday, September 8, 2016 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Engineering, Health Sciences, Science)

Thursday, September 8, 2016 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Business, Humanities, Social Science)

Registration (Free): https://2016tlf.eventbrite.ca

The Teaching and Learning Forum is the McMaster Institute for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning’s (MIIETL’s) teaching and learning event held each September for new and returning graduate students, teaching assistants (TAs), and sessional instructors.



Tuesday, October 11, 2016 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Burke Science Building (BSB) – Multiple Rooms

Registration (Free): https://2016eedd.eventbrite.ca

This half-day event invites participants to choose from 20 different workshops on a variety of teaching & learning topics such as Teaching and Research Supports from your Library, Active Learning, and Leveraging Technology in the classroom.


Sessional Faculty who hold seniority in CUPE 3906, Unit 2, have access to these events through the McMaster Institute for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning (MIIETL).  As other events become available, they are posted at http://miietl.mcmaster.ca/site/.


Additional online resources, such as the Guide to Teaching and Learning, are available at: http://miietl.mcmaster.ca/site/teaching-development/