Sessional Lecturer - Perspectives on Executive Functions in Education: From Theory to Pra
Sessional Lecturer - APD1271H - Perspectives on Executive Functions in Education: From Theory to Pra
Course number and title:
APD1271H Perspectives on Executive Functions in Education: From Theory to Practice
This course provides graduate students with an introduction to the topic of executive functions. The course enables students to better understand theoretical models of executive functions, executive function development, the associations of different domains of executive functions with social and scholastic functioning in school age children and youth, and recent findings related to the relations among executive functions, academic performance and achievement, and behaviour. In this course, students will also develop an understanding of how various individual difference factors (e.g., language proficiency) as well as environmental contexts (e.g., classroom context) can impact executive function development. Finally, this course will explore diverse types of interventions designed to support students with executive function difficulties drawing on multitiered models of support.
Estimated TA support: none
Estimated course enrolment: 25
Class schedule: Online Asynchronous
Sessional dates of appointment: Winter 2021-01-01 - 2021-04-30
Appointment percentage: 100
Salary:CUPE3902 Unit 3 Salaries. The rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.
1- Candidate must have a doctoral degree in Psychology;
2- Expertise in content area;
3- Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching graduate courses, with expertise in content area.
1-Knowledge of the principles and models of executive functions of is preferred.
2-Ability to collaborate with experienced teachers and community members; 3-Individuals with demonstrated expertise with related course content and prior graduate teaching;
4-Experience and demonstrated excellence in online teaching.
Description of duties:
1) Teach a minimum of 36 hours.
2) Prepare teaching resources for each class and provide relevant materials.
3) Assess and evaluate students' work and provide a final course grade according to OISE/UT grading practices.
4) Be available for informal meetings/communications with students as necessary.
There is a possibility that part or all of a course offered during Fall, Winter or Year may require online teaching and timetable adjustments, given community health considerations related to the pandemic. Successful candidates will be contacted to determine online course delivery needs.
All applications must be received by October 23, 2020 to be considered for this position, a one-page covering letter outlining what the applicant brings to the position and an updated Curriculum Vitae. Names of referees may also be included but are not required. Applicants are asked to submit copies of course evaluations for all recent university-level courses taught, if available.
Apply here: http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/oise/Faculty_Staff/Sessional_Lecturer_Applications.html?apply=1293
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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