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Professional Development

TA Training Workshop

When: Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Where: Lower Level of the UR Interfaith Chapel
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM


Workshop Agenda [Tentative for 2016]

Welcome—Dean of Graduate Studies for Arts, Sciences and Engineering

Faculty Panel: description of the roles played by TAs

How to handle student/TA and TA/faculty relationships:

  • Jenny Hadingham, Assistant Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • Heidi Saller, Associate Director for Student Support Services, Dean of Students Office

Student Panel: Advice from those who have been there

Academic honesty policy/procedures: Rachel Remmel, Academic Honesty Liason and Instructional Development Specialist

Break-out Sessions: What can I do when…. Tricks of the trade—Jenny Hadingham, Nic Hammond, Robin Frye, Stuart Jordan, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Getting Started as a Teaching Assistant Guide