Category Archives: Sessionals

Sessionals Maximum Course Load

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Dear sessional colleagues, I have received a question about the maximum of courses that can be taught by a sessional instructor and whether this maximum has been reduced. The maximum course load for sessionals is 5 half credits. Last year the Administration unilaterally reduced the course load and refused to assign courses over 4. In order to   …Continue Reading


August 19 Canvas Course Upload Deadline

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Dear sessional colleagues, We had a very good town hall on Monday centered around sessional concerns regarding hiring practices and work environment at OCAD U. Please find the meeting minutes here. We are planning to have more periodic town halls where we can continue to take the pulse of our sessional contingent and decide upon   …Continue Reading


Sessional Town Hall & Membership Survey

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Dear sessional colleagues, This year is shaping up to be even more uncertain and unknown than what you are used to. Many of us have yet to hear whether we will be teaching this fall or winter. With this in mind, OCADFA is organizing a Sessional Town Hall on the topic of employment practices and course   …Continue Reading