TFAC050 Instructional Skills Workshop


Course Description

Embark on a three-day immersive journey dedicated to enhancing your teaching expertise for face-to-face learning. This participatory workshop celebrates your existing instructional techniques while encouraging you to explore new methods. Through interactive sessions, you'll learn and apply effective teaching skills, fostering an active and engaging learning atmosphere. Expect to participate in innovative activities, facilitate mini-lessons and engage in peer feedback sessions to refine your teaching approach.

Course Outline

In this course, you will:

  • Celebrate your existing instructional techniques while exploring new methods
  • Participate in interactive sessions to learn and apply effective teaching skills
  • Engage in innovative activities and facilitate mini-lessons
  • Participate in peer feedback sessions to refine your teaching approach

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Give and receive effective and appreciative feedback to improve each other’s teaching
  • Develop lesson plans that support and guide the use of participatory instructional strategies and techniques
  • Effectively use a variety of instructional strategies and techniques
  • Facilitate participatory learning experiences
  • Understand adult learning preferences and diversity
  • Incorporate elements of the RRU Learning and Teaching model or other organizational or institutional teaching and learning frameworks into teaching practice
  • Engage in reflective practice


  • Each of the three days is an intensive seven-hour day. You must attend all three days in their entirety to complete the workshop. You should also expect to spend some time for preparation prior to each day.
  • Please note that our ISW includes a self-paced online learning module of preparatory learning (approx. 5 hours) that all participants are expected to complete before Day One.
  • For RRU Faculty and Staff: This course is available at no cost for RRU core faculty, associate faculty, and staff. If you are RRU core faculty, associate faculty, or staff, please contact for a discount code.
  • For more information on this course please contact
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Section Title
Instructional Skills Workshop
W, Th, F
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Aug 14, 2024 to Aug 16, 2024
Schedule and Location Requirements
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $795.00
Section Notes
Course Drop or Withdrawal
A course drop or withdrawal can be requested by students through the Student Portal. Deadline dates for each noted below:
   Drop Deadline: Aug 13, 2024
   Withdrawal Deadline: Aug 15, 2024
Course Transfer
Students wishing to transfer sections or courses should contact PCS directly for support.

All drops, withdrawals and transfers are subject to the applicable Refund Policy.
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