Induction for Sessional Teaching Staff

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Sessional Staff Induction

JCU sessional staff who are new to teaching or returning after more than three years are required to attend induction as part of their ongoing appointment. The program is presented as a 4-hour workshop.

The workshop aims to introduce sessional staff to the JCU learning and teaching environment, as well as  role and responsibilities, guiding policies, the student population, current learning and teaching principles, technologies and applications, available support, and strategies to inform and enhance professional practice as tertiary teachers.

Sessions are offered in both teaching periods each year, generally during O Week. Sessions are presented in person at the Cairns and Townsville campuses, and at other locations as required.

Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or other mobile device to these sessions. Materials for all sessions will be provided electronically, or by hard copy on request.

2017 Workshop Dates

Attendance at only one session is required.

First Offering

Townsville Campus

Wednesday, 15 February
1PM-5PM

Room 034-011C

Cairns Campus

Wednesday, 15 February
1PM-5PM

Room D3.063

Second Offering

Townsville Campus

Wednesday, 19 July
1PM-5PM

Room 18-002 (iLearning 2)

Cairns Campus

Wednesday, 19 July
5PM-9PM

Room B1.031

Remote Locations

Second offering in Cairns and Townsville will have a virtual meeting room established for remote access. Please contact Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement to discuss your requirements.

Registration

Please register for campus sessions via our online registration form. Further details will be sent to you prior to the workshop. For online offerings, please contact Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement for further information.

Professional Development

JCU encourages teaching staff to continue their professional development by enrolling in the Graduate Certificate of Education (Academic Practice).

Additionally, the Directorate of Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement presents lectures, workshops and symposiums throughout the year. For session details, see Workshops, Events and Registration.

Further Information

Please contact Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement via email or phone (07) 4781 6133 for further information about JCU's sessional staff induction.