Agroecology I

Course Information: APBI 260 001
Term(s) Offered: Winter - Term 1
UBC Calendar Entry: UBC Course Calendar
Position Description:

2013-2014 Support hours* = 384 TA hours

Please note:  This information is provided for your information and may not be the assigned hours for 2014W depending on need and enrollment.  It is at the instructor’s discretion to assign hours as required and amongst a single or multiple number of TA’s, markers, or PBL tutors.  If you are selected, your contract will indicate the exact number of hours you have been assigned.  The contract will also clearly indicate which course(s) you will be supporting.  You CANNOT work more than a total of 192 hours in any term, without PRIOR approval from CUPE 2278.

 

Job Description:

Position Title: Lead Tutor

Estimated hours of work: 144

WORK PERFORMED

  • Assist the instructor in organization and facilitation of course and leadership of TA team
  • Lead a field based laboratory on agriculture and environment assessment
  • Facilitate Problem-Based Learning tutorials
  • Give feedback on tutorial performance to learners
  • Participate in teaching team meetings
  • Grade Learning Issues and lab reports
  • Attend student presentations and provide feedback within an indication of possible grades (to Instructor)
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Attend half full day training in preparation for course

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

Education: Must have field research or work experience. Undergraduate degree in an Agricultural Sciences program preferred; also Science and Arts programs eligible. Major in Agroecology/Agricultural Science, Applied Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology, or Natural Resource Management an asset.

Experience: Facilitation or leadership experience preferred.

 

Job Description:

Position Title: Problem-Based Learning and Field Lab Tutor

Estimated hours of work: 68 per tutor

WORK PERFORMED

  • Lead a field based laboratory on agriculture and environment assessment
  • Facilitate Problem-Based Learning tutorials
  • Give feedback on tutorial performance to learners
  • Participate in teaching team meetings
  • Grade Learning Issues and lab reports
  • Attend student presentations and provide feedback within an indication of possible grades (to Instructor)
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Attend half full day training in preparation for course

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

Education: Must have field research or work experience. Undergraduate degree in an Agricultural Sciences program preferred; also Science and Arts programs eligible. Major in Agroecology/Agricultural Science, Applied Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology, or Natural Resource Management an asset.

Experience: Facilitation or leadership experience preferred.

Skills: Excellent English language and communication skills, including active listening skills. Effective interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work in a team environment.

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