Professional Development Opportunities

TA Training Workshop*

When: Friday, August 30, 2013
Where: Lower Level of the UR Interfaith Chapel
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Breakfast and lunch served

*Offered annually.

 

Workshop Agenda

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

Description of the roles played by TAs—Panel of faculty and Alistair Kwan, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Tricks of the Trade: How to be a good teacher and how to handle student/TA and TA/faculty relationships—Jenny Hadingham and Alistair Kwan, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Harriett Royer, University Intercessor

Diversity in the classroom—Sondra Monachino and Janice Holland, Human Resources Multicultural Affairs and Inclusion

Academic honesty policy/procedures—Beth Jorgensen, Board on Academic Honest

Culture in educational systems—Molly Jolliff, College Center for Advising Services

Blackboard and other educational technology—Alistair Kwan, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Q&A Session—Panel of experienced TAs and Jenny Hadingham, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning