Part-time Appointments at the U of T: Challenges and Strengths Conference

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To be preceded by the Part-time Appointments at the U of T: Challenges and Strengths Panel on May 1, 2018.

An opportunity for part-time faculty and librarians from the three campuses of the University of Toronto to share with and learn from their colleagues in a genial, collegial atmosphere. 

Lunch will be served.

All faculty members and librarians are welcome to attend.

Introductory Remarks

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.

  • Cynthia Messenger, Innis College, UTSG; President, UTFA

  • Claude Evans, Department of Language Studies, UTM; Chair of the Appointments Committee, UTFA

Session 1: Music 

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Chair: Cynthia Messenger, Innis College, UTSG, President, UTFA

  • Perish or Publish – Art Music Publishing in Canada. Brian McDonagh, Faculty of Music, UTSG
  • Visualizing Orchestration with Orcheil. Gregory Lee Newsome, Faculty of Music, UTSG
  • Choral Singing with Older Adults Diagnosed with Dementia. Amy Clements-Cortes, Faculty of Music, UTSG

Coffee Break

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Session 2: Languages and Linguistics 

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Chair: Rena Helms-Park, Centre for French and Linguistics (CFL), UTSC

  • The Use of Authentic Documents and Artifacts in Language Courses. Snejina Sonina and Maud Pillet, Centre for French and Linguistics (CFL), UTSC
  • FSL (French as a Second Language) and Media: Learning by doing a podcast. Caroline Lebrec, Department of Language Studies, UTM
  • Creating Hybrid Courses with Teaching and Learning Technology. Ivan Chow & Safieh Moghaddam, Department of Language Studies, UTM


1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Session 3: Sciences and Health

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Chair: Judith Poë, Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences, UTM

  • Co-curricular Student Support: Beyond the Lecture Theatre. Kristine B. Quinlan, Department of Chemistry, UTSG
  • Implementing a New Course Addressing Undergraduates’ Mental and Physical Health. Sheryl Stevenson, Centre for Teaching and Learning, UTSC
  • Designing Transformative Learning Experiences: Research for Continued Program Renewal. Joseph Ferenbok, Richard Foty, Adriana Ieraci, Raksha Sule & Moni Kim, Translational Research Program (TRP), Faculty of Medicine, UTSG

To attend, please RSVP to

Date and time: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Event Location: ​
Room 205, Claude T. Bissell Building
140 St. George St.
Toronto ON