Category Archives: Of Special Interest to Graduate Assistants

Required Course for Graduate Assistants – Spring 2015

The Graduate School would like to remind all Graduate Assistants (i.e., Research Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Administrative Assistants, Residential Assistants, Peaceworkers, Graders, and those supported by fellowships administered through UMBC) that you must register for the required Graduate Assistant course for Spring 2015.

All Graduate Assistants must consult the following page on the Graduate School’s website:  http://www.umbc.edu/gradschool/funding/grad_assist_course. This page provides information on determining for which course to register (i.e., GRAD 600, GRAD 601, or GRAD 603), has answers to frequently asked questions, and lists the relevant class numbers for the Graduate Assistant courses.

Thank you.

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Important Notice for Graduate Assistants Regarding Full-Time Registration for Fall

The last day to add courses for Fall 2013 is September 11, 2013. If you are not a full-time student by September 13, 2013, the Graduate School will terminate your graduate assistantship.

To learn more about registration requirements for graduate assistants, please visit:   www.umbc.edu/gradschool/funding/grad_assist_course.

 

Any questions may be addressed to Kathy Coleman at (410) 455-1522 or kacoleman@umbc.edu.

Required Course for Graduate Assistants – Spring 2013

The Graduate School would like to remind all Graduate Assistants (i.e., Research Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Administrative Assistants, Residential Assistants, Peaceworkers, Graders, and those supported by fellowships administered through UMBC) that you must register for the required Graduate Assistant course for Spring 2013.

All Graduate Assistants must consult the following page on the Graduate School’s website: http://www.umbc.edu/gradschool/funding/grad_assist_course. This page provides information on determining for which course to register (i.e., GRAD 600, GRAD 601, or GRAD 603), has answers to frequently asked questions, and lists the relevant class numbers for the Graduate Assistant courses.

Thank you.

Follow-up Information from the Teaching/Learning Workshop

Disabilities handout, Skillsoft link, Quotes from Dr. Deluty

Please go to:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/news/16123  for follow-up materials from the Teaching/Learning Workshop that was held on August 24th.

2012 TA Training/Orientation: Teaching & Learning Workshop (8/24/12)

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 workshop. This session is part of the annual PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) suite of activities offered to graduate students.

Topics include:

  • $2000 “Professors in Training” (PROF-it) Opportunities at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) – UMBC/CCBC Teaching Fellows Program
  • Teaching Undergraduates Through the “Introduction to an Honors University (IHU)” Program
  • Skillsoft Training (Optional business and project management training for TAs)
  • “Teaching Disciplinary Thinking”
  • Blackboard Online Technology for Teaching
  • Conflict Resolution: What Every TA Needs to Know
  • Working with students who have different abilities
  • Panels of experienced TAs and instructors in Social Sciences and Humanities disciplines, and for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields.

Please register for this workshop here:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/12437

Friday, 8/24/12, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm, Academic IV – LH4

Breakfast and Lunch* will be served. 

* Lunch Success Seminar on Life/Work Balance with Robert Deluty, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Associate Professor of Psychology, Affiliate Associate Professor of English, Poet, and Author – Requires separate RSVP here: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/12438

Required Course for Graduate Assistants – Fall 2012

The Graduate School would like to remind all Graduate Assistants (i.e., Research Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Administrative Assistants, Residential Assistants, Peaceworkers, Graders, and those supported by fellowships administered through UMBC) that you must register for the required Graduate Assistant course for Fall 2012.

All Graduate Assistants must consult the following page on the Graduate School’s website:  http://www.umbc.edu/gradschool/funding/grad_assist_course. This page provides information on determining for which course to register (i.e., GRAD 600, GRAD 601, or GRAD 603), has answers to frequently asked questions, and lists the relevant class numbers for the Graduate Assistant courses.

Thank you.

Required Course for Graduate Assistants – Summer 2012

The Graduate School would like to remind all Graduate Assistants (i.e., Research Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Administrative Assistants, Residential Assistants, Peaceworkers, Graders, and those supported by fellowships administered through UMBC) that you must register for the required Graduate Assistant course for Summer 2012.

All Graduate Assistants must consult the following page on the Graduate School’s website:  http://www.umbc.edu/gradschool/funding/grad_assist_course. This page provides information on determining for which course to register (i.e., GRAD 600, GRAD 601, or GRAD 603), has answers to frequently asked questions, and lists the relevant class numbers for the Graduate Assistant courses.

Thank you.