This orientation is open to all graduate teaching assistants, research assistants, and staff assistants at NIU. The orientation is designed for new graduate assistants, but continuing graduate assistants are welcome to attend. The sessions cover general teaching and teaching-related responsibilities which are applicable to all disciplines.
This institute is designed to introduce faculty to the basic principles of teaching, share information about teaching-related support resources available at NIU, and discuss how faculty can address students’ learning needs.
Using acting techniques will enhance both your speaking and performance abilities, Topics of this institute include dealing with nervousness, using the body in a more dynamic way, developing a better voice, and improving your creativity through imagination, concentration, observation, and relaxation.
Spectrum is a newsletter for faculty published every fall and spring semester by the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center. In this issue, learn about service learning, communicating with students via video, new Blackboard portfolios & Collaborate Ultra, and more!