Introduction to Sessional Teaching

Course description

This two part course is intended to introduce new casual teaching staff to their roles and responsibilities and to provide some fundamental skills to assist student learning.

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

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

Science and Engineering Demonstrator Training

Sessional Teaching: Introduction to Assessment

Type of course



Cassandra Hood
Learning and Teaching Innovation

Who should attend

Sessional staff who teach in small group interactive sessions such as tutorials and workshops, are required to deliver occasional lectures and/or those who are interested in strategies that will help them provide targeted support to a diverse group of students.

What you will learn

  • the roles and responsibilities of sessional staff
  • the relationship between student learning and teaching
  • how to conduct interactive sessions
  • the role of assessment and feedback in student learning
  • how to improve your teaching through reflective practice

Prerequisites / assumed knowledge

Completion of Part 1 (online) is a prerequisite for attendance at Part 2.
Enrol in Part 1 here: 

Upcoming events

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