Spring Semester Workshops in Full Swing!

January 22, 2014

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The Graduate Teacher Program offers 6 series of workshops each week throughout the semester in ATLAS 200.

These workshops are free and open to all graduate students, faculty, and staff. They are designed to help you learn to teach, learn about faculty careers, develop skills in technology, expand your academic worldview, discuss campus diversity, and learn to assess your students' learning and your own teaching.

All GTP workshops count toward requirements for the certificates offered through the program. Make yourself a schedule and plan to attend at least 5 workshops each semester. You will meet interesting people, become a better teacher, and build your CV!

Each department receives copies of the scheduled workshop series which detail times, speakers, and topics. The Lead Graduate Teachers post this information on the GTP poster in their home departments, although you can always access the GTP website for information.  To Learn More Click Here.

Monday Workshops: College Classroom Teaching Strategies  - Mondays @ 2:00-3:00 PM

Monday workshops focus on concrete strategies, techniques, and methods to help you teach better in the classroom.

TIGER 2: Workshps for RA's   - Tuesdays @ 9:30-10:30 AM

TIGER mentoring workshops for research assistants.

Technology Workshops: Technology for the Classroom  -  Tuesdays @ 11:00 - Noon

Today it is almost impossible to teach without technology. Take advantage of these introductory workshops, explore technologies that might work in your field, and expand your skills.  Come when you can, especially if you are close to the job market

TIGER 1: Teaching STEM Labs -  Thursdays @ 4:00 - 5:00 PM

TIGER workshops highlight issues in teaching and learning in STEM fields.

Friday Forums: Academic Professional Development - Fridays @ 11:00 to Noon

Faculty talk about their personal lives, experiences, teaching, research, and service. These workshops help you understand departmental culture, higher education, and faculty careers. 

Intercultural and Diversity Workshops  -  Fridays @ 1:00 - 2:00 PM 

You may have international undergraduates in your classes, you may be a foreigner in the US, or you may be considering teaching abroad. On the other hand, you may feel that our campus culture could be more welcoming, you may feel like you don’t know how to teach students who are different from you in some way, or as a teacher you may feel that students judge you certain ways because of your own positionality. These workshops provide the opportunity for you to discuss international, domestic, and classroom culture in a safe environment while developing new skills.