Graduate Student Instructor Teaching Orientation

Fall 2015 Agenda

 

Monday, August 31, 2015, 1:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 8:30 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.

at the Michigan League

 

Please bring your MCard and consider dressing in layers since Michigan League rooms vary in temperature. 

Monday  
1:00-1:20 p.m. Opening Plenary (Ballroom)
1:25-2:15 p.m. TBD: Welcome to Teaching, CRLT Players (Ballroom)
2:15-2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 -4:30 p.m. Inclusive Teaching in the First Week and Beyond  
 

Grouped by Discipline:

  • STEM
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
   
Tuesday  
8:30-9:00 a.m. Breakfast (Ballroom)
9:00-10:00 a.m. Plenary: Research-based Principles for Teaching (Ballroom)
10:15 a.m.-12:25 p.m. Practice Teaching
12:25-1:15 p.m. Lunch (Ballroom)
  Graduate Employees Organization Presentation 12:45 -1:15 p.m.
1:30-3:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions I (see session descriptions here)
 
  • Dealing with Controversy During Classroom Discussion
  • Evaluating Student Writing
  • Facilitating Discussions in the Humanities
  • Facilitating Discussions in the Social Sciences
  • Facilitating Group Work to Maximize Learning in Labs and Discussions
  • Leading Problem-Solving Sessions
  • One-to-One Teaching in Music, Art, Dance & Architecture (Part I)
  • Teaching Effectively with Technology
3:00-3:15 p.m. Break
3:15-4:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions II (see session descriptions here)
 
  • Dealing with Controversy During Classroom Discussion
  • Evaluating Student Writing
  • Facilitating Discussions in the Humanities 
  • Facilitating Discussions in the Social Sciences
  • Grading in Quantitative Courses and the Science
  • Identity and Authority in the Classroom
  • One-to-One Teaching in Music, Art, Dance & Architecture (Part II)
  • Teaching Effectively with Technology 

 

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