Fall 2008 Teaching Assistant Orientation
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
8:00 am to 3:15 pm
The purpose of this orientation is to introduce graduate teaching assistants to basic principles of teaching, share information about campus support resources, and provide networking opportunities with new and experienced TAs at NIU. Below is the tentative agenda.
|8:00 am||Check-In and Refreshments|
|8:30 am||Welcome and Overview|
|8:45 am||Overview of Teaching and Related Responsibilities|
|10:15 am||Classroom Management|
|10:45 am||Accommodations, Counseling and Library Resources|
|Stress Reliever Strategies|
|Promoting Academic Integrity in the Classroom|
|BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Select one session while registering)*|
|Preparing to Teach|
|Interactive Instructional Strategies|
|Assessing Student Learning|
|Teaching with Technology|
|Evaluation and Closing at Individual Breakout Sessions|
This orientation is open to all graduate teaching assistants, research assistants, and staff assistants at NIU. Registered participants will receive orientation materials, refreshments, lunch and a certificate of participation. Pre-register online by completing and submitting the form below. After submitting the registration form if you do not receive confirmation within two working days, please contact the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Registration is closed for this program.
Last Updated: 12/04/2014