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Adaptation: Teaching 21st Century Skills

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DAAD German Language Teaching & Learning Workshop The fourth annual conference offers the chance to learn from experts in the field and to mingle with peers from other Canadian universities in an intellectually stimulating and collegial context. We are especially excited about this year’s line-up of speakers: Daniel Bowles from Boston College, Nicolay Ostrau from Dartmouth College, Maria Morrison from McGill University, James Skidmore from Waterloo University, Jason Lieblang from UBC, and a speaker from the Goethe-Institut Toronto. Coming soon! December 8th and 9th 2018 Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto, 1 Devonshire Place Read More »

Online Teaching Resources

(in alphabetical order) “Ask for PDFs from People with Institutional Access” Facebook group: Being added to this group allows you to see everything that has been posted. Please read the instructions for conduct in the group before posting/searching to those new in the group. CTSI Online/Remote Teaching Webinar Series Don’t teach. Facilitate. James Skidmore. Fostering Student Engagement Online: Examples and Tips Goethe-Institut: “Virtuelle Sprechstunde zum digitalen Unterrichten“”Liebe Kolleg•innen, Mittlerweile befinden wir uns schon einige Monate im Alltag unseres virtuellen Unterrichts. Viele von uns haben sich auf das neue Unterrichtsmedium eingestellt und finden täglich neue Wege und Mittel (oder auch Apps), um unseren Unterricht nicht nur abwechslungsreich, sondern auch so lernerzentriert wie möglich zu gestalten. Dennoch gibt es immer wieder Fragen zum digitalen Unterricht, bei deren Beantwortung wir vom Goethe-Institut  Sie gerne unterstützen wollen. Von technischen Fragen wie “Wie mache ich einen Screenshot?” bis hin zu der Frage “Wie binde ich meine Lerner stärker in den Unterricht ein?” beantworten wir gerne ihre Fragen in unser virtuellen Sprechstunde für Lehrkräfte.Dear Colleagues, It has been a few month since we  had to take all our classrooms online. Most of us have adapted to the new format, but there are still some questions that ... Read More »

PTR Checklist

Please use the NEW forms Sign and submit your Paid Activities Report Use the FAS format for your CV Number and name the documents you submit, like so:1. Lastname-PTR 2020-21-Cover Letter 2. Last name-PTR 2020-21-Annual Activity Report 3. Last name-PTR 2020-21-CV 4. Last name-PTR 2020-21-PaidActivities Report 5. Last name-PTR 2020-21-Name of publication 1 6. Last name-PTR 2020-21-Name of publication 2 etc. Submit this checklist with your documents Submit your documents by April 30 Read More »

Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity resource for undergraduate students: https://www.academicintegrity.utoronto.ca/ Academic Integrity resource for instructors: https://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/faculty-staff/internal-resources/academic-integrity-resources Read More »

Mental Health & Wellness

SGS Wellness Portal: https://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/resources-supports/wellness-portal/ Undergraduate Mental Health: https://mentalhealth.utoronto.ca/ Faculty Mental Health: https://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/about/strategic-overview/mental-health-wellness Staff Wellness Portal: https://hrandequity.utoronto.ca/culture/wellness/ Read More »

Research Resources in Yiddish Studies

Index: General Online Resources Digital Literature: Archives & Databases Linguistic Scholarship Yiddish Summer Programs   GENERAL ONLINE RESOURCES Web Gateways and Key Websites: Mendele (links to a variety of Yiddish online resources via Mendele forum) Refoyl’s yidish veb-bletl (web guide with a variety of resources) Yiddish Book Center (digitized books, audio recordings, oral histories, etc.) Yiddish Links (wide range of links to Yiddish sites/groups) Yiddishweb (via the Maison de la culture Yiddish – Bibliothèque Medem, Paris) YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (Website of the premier Yiddish-oriented research center) Online Indexes: Central and Eastern European Online Library (subscription database with citations to Eastern European scholarship on Yiddish) Index to Yiddish Periodicals (bibliographical database of materials published in the Yiddish press) RAMBI: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies (comprehensive index of scholarly articles in Jewish Studies, including Yiddish) Catalogue Book Searches: UofT E-Books About Yiddish Literature UofT E-Books About the Yiddish Language All UofT Books About Yiddish Literature All UofT Books About the Yiddish Language Oxford Bibliographies: Holocaust Cinema Holocaust Literature Jewish studies. Christian Yiddishism in the early modern period Jewish studies. Israeli literature Jewish studies. Yiddish literature before 1800 Jewish studies. Yiddish literature since 1800 Jewish studies. Yiddish in Palestine/Israel Jewish ... Read More »

Research Resources in German Studies

Index: Digital Literature Archives, Databases & Collections Major Reference Resources German Literary & Culture Magazines on the Web Germanophone Literature Archives Select German Museums Film Archives & Museums Select Film Festivals Film & Media Digital Databases & Resources Research Foundations & Opportunities   DIGITAL LITERATURE ARCHIVES, DATABASES & COLLECTIONS General: Subjects A-Z: German Studies Kallias (online catalogue of the Literaturarchiv Marbach) Projekt Gutenberg (vast online collection of German-language works) Erlanger Liste – Germanistik im Internet (German Studies on the Internet) Deutscher Bibliotheksverband (dbv) (German Library Association) Deutsche Gedichtebibliothek (German Poetry Library) Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (German Digital Library) Zeitschriftendatenbank (ZDB) (search index for German-language news papers and magazines) Fachinformationsdienst Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft (information service for Literary Studies & Comparative Literature) Literaturwissenschaftliche Grundbegriffe (Basic Concepts in Literary Studies) H-German (H-Net dedicated to German history) H-Germanistik (H-Net dedicated to German literary & cultural studies) Deutsches Textarchiv (trans-generic collection of German-language texts from the 16th to the 20th century) Austrian Literature Online HelveticArchives (archive database of the Swiss National Library) History of Germany: Primary Documents Zentrales Verzeichnis digitalisierter Drucke (index of digitized prints dating back to the 15th century) Handbuch der historischen Buchbestände in Deutschland, Österreich und Europa (handbook of historical book inventories ... Read More »

How to request catering

The Department is committed to reducing plastic waste and sustainable sourcing. Your choice of caterer must reflect this commitment. We want to avoid as much as possible single-use plastics (bottles, cutlery, food trays, cups, milk/cream pods etc.), aluminum cans, non-recyclables, non-compostables and packaging. If you are having difficulty identifying a vendor that can meet our environmental standards, the Department can provide you with a list. Please send us the following information when requesting catering for your event: Read More »

TA Description of Duties

Please use this Description of Duties and Allocation of Hours Form if you are a course instructor and are hiring a TA, and submit to Gayle Grisdale and the Associate Chair Undergraduate. Read More »