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New to UOIT Orientation

For New Faculty and Teaching Assistants

Welcome to UOIT!


The New To UOIT for Faculty and New To UOIT for Teaching Assistants provides in introduction to teaching techniques and strategies, educational technology, student experience and faculty services. 

In this workshop we explores topics such as academic integrity, critical incidents, first day of classes, accessibility and AODA and inclusive teaching strategies.  Participants learn how to engage students through the use of  various educational technologies such as Adobe Connect, Kaltura, Turning Point, Google Tools and assistive technologies. In addition, we provide in-depth knowledge on the use of Blackboard and focus on posting and organizing content, posting assignments, communication tool, grade centre and how to use analytics to improve student success.

Throughout the workshop there is a focus on who are our students and how we help them to succeed. We highlight the importance of student mental health and equity and inclusivity and how we can enhance the student experience.   Participants are also provided the opportunity  to meet and connect with their teaching peers in an interactive, collaborative learning setting by engaging with a faculty and student panels.

Finally, participants learn about various services at UOIT such as Campus and Health Safety, Research Services, Academic Affairs, Faculty Association and PSAC Union.

Additional New to UOIT programming will be offered throughout the year, so check this page often for new updates.

Before your program begins, please use the resources on this site.