Science & Engineering Demonstrator Training

Course description

This workshop is for staff new to teaching in a laboratory setting.  It provides an introduction to how students learn in a laboratory, what the responsibilities of the demonstrator are and how the demonstrator can generate an environment that supports student learning.

This is a two part course:

Registering for Part 1 and Part 2 will require a Flinders login (FAN). If you don't have one, please contact and alternative arrangements will be organised.

Completion of Part 1 online is a prerequisite for attendance at Part 2

Please note other recommended workshops for Sessional Staff at Flinders University:-

Introduction to Sessional Teaching

Sessional Teaching: Introduction to Assessment

Type of course



Cassandra Hood
Learning and Teaching Innovation

Karen Price
Student Experience and Management

Narelle Hunter
College of Science and Engineering

Megan Ottewell
Student Experience and Management

Ingo Koeper
College of Science and Engineering

Who should attend

Staff new to teaching laboratory classes.

What you will learn

  • Administrative and WHS requirements
  • the role and responsibilities of a demonstrator
  • how to promote and support student learning in the laboratory
  • the role of assessment and feedback in student learning
  • academic integrity
  • pastoral care responsibilities

Upcoming events

No upcoming events

Please remember if you can't attend a course anymore please unenrol yourself or move to the waiting list so others can attend.

Waiting list

To be notified of upcoming events, you can add your name to the waiting list.