TA Training/Orientation: Teaching & Learning Workshop (8/26)

For all new TAs and graduate students interested in teaching

All new Teaching Assistants, and all graduate students who are interested in teaching should plan to attend this orientation session.  This session is part of the annual PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) suite of activities offered to graduate students.


Welcome and Introduction, Information on the $2000 “Professors in Training” (PROF-it) Opportunities, and Teaching Undergraduates Through the “Introduction to an Honors University (IHU)” Program (Renetta Tull, Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Development and Jill Randles, Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education)

Teaching Disciplinary Thinking (Linda Hodges, Director of theFacultyDevelopmentCenter)

Blackboard Online Technology for Teaching (Karin Readel, Director of Instructional Technology in the Division of Information Technology (DoIT), and Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Systems)

Conflict Resolution: What Every TA Needs to Know (Stephanie Lazarus, Human Relations Manager, Office of the General Counsel and Jeff Cullen, Director of Student Judicial Programs)

Assisting Students with Disabilities (Cynthia Hill, Associate Provost)

Panels of experienced TAs and instructors in Social Sciences and Humanities disciplines, and for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields.

Lunch Success Seminar on Life/Work Balance (Robert Deluty, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Associate Professor of Psychology, Affiliate Associate Professor of English, Poet, and Author)

For more information and to register, click here.

Friday, 8/26/11, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm, Academic IV LH4

Breakfast and Lunch will be served


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