Sessional Teacher Orientation

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers an orientation for new sessional staff tutoring at the undergraduate level or teaching in masters coursework programs. This orientation is paid as part of a staff member's first contract i.e. for new staff who have not previously completed the orientation or a teaching development program. The orientation provides the most basic, necessary information and tips to get you started as a teacher in the tutorial or masters coursework environment.

Sessional Teacher Orientation Seminar Details for Semester 2, 2016

When: Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 10.00 to 1.00pm
Where: Woolley Common Room, level 4, John Woolley Building (A20).

   Program Details
1 Welcome

 Teaching in Tutorials and Teaching Resources

  • The first tute  
  • The tutor as facilitator   
  • Common scenarios
  • Group work and presentation

 Assessment and Marking

  •  Policies (Extension, Special Consideration, Academic Dishonesty)
  • On line entry
  • Marking practices
  • Feedback
4 Disability Awareness in Teaching
5  General Discussion


To enrol for Semester 2, 2016 Sessional Teacher Orientation program ENROL.

If you are having problems enrolling, please email .

2016 - semester 1 You may listen to the session from Semester 1, 2016.

Previous sessions

2015 - semester 1 You may listen to the session from Semester 1, 2015.

2015 - semester 2 You may listen to the session from Semester 2, 2015.

Materials - semester 2, 2015
To view the materials from the session from Semester 2, 2015 seminar Intro; Resources; Tutorials; Teaching Community and Assessment