Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation

 (Attendance is required for all NEW GTAs)

Ekstrom Library-Chao Auditorium

August 15, 2017

1:00 - 4:30 PM

1:00- 1:10   WELCOME:   Dr. Beth Boehm, Vice Provost for Graduate Affairs, Dean, School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, Professor of English

1:10-1:30   ICEBREAKER:   Dr. Michelle Rodems, Associate Director for Graduate Student Professional Development

1:30-2:00   RESPONDING TO CHALLENGING STUDENT SITUATIONS:    Dr.Michael Mardis, Vice Provost for Student Affairs, Dean of Students

2:00-2:20   BLACKBOARD FOR TEACHING:  Aimee Greene, Assistant Director Delphi Center

2:20-2:45   ONLINE RESOURCES:  Dr. Latonia Craig, Associate Director Graduate Admissions and Diversity Recruitment

2:45-3:15   MY FIRST WEEK IN THE CLASSROOM:   Dr. Beth Boehm, Dr. Michelle Rodems

3:15-3:30   UNIVERSITY WRITING CENTER: Dr. Bronwyn T. Williams, Professor of English, Director of the University Writing Center

3:30-3:40   GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT ACADEMY:  Dr. Michelle Rodems 

3:40-4:30  BALANCING ROLES AS STUDENTS AND GTAs:

                                    GRADUATE STUDENT PANEL

 

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