Graduate Student Instructor Teaching Orientation Fall 2018 Agenda

Monday, August 27, 2018: 11am - 4pm

Tuesday, August 28, 2018: 9am - 4:15pm

Central Campus 

Please bring your MCard.

 

Day I: Monday  
10:30-11:00 a.m. Check-in and Walk-in Registration  (Power Center - 121 Fletcher St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
11:00-11:20 a.m.  Opening Remarks: Welcome to Teaching at U-M                                                
11:20-12:15 p.m. CRLT Players Performance - TBD: Welcome to Teaching
12:30-4:00 p.m. Afternoon Sessions (Michigan League & Rackham)
 
  • Lunch
  • Inclusive Teaching During the First Week & Beyond
  • Graduate Employee Organization (GEO) Presentation
Day II: Tuesday  
9:00-10:30 a.m.  Concurrent Sessions I (Michigan League; see session descriptions here)
 
  • Dealing with Controversy During Classroom Discussion
  • Evaluating Student Writing
  • Facilitating Discussions in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Grading in Quantitative Courses and the Sciences
  • One-to-One Teaching in Music, Art, Dance, and Architecture (Part I)
  • Leading Problem-Solving Sessions
  • Identity & Authority in the Classroom
  • Technology for the First Days of Class: Canvas and the Google Education Suite
10:45-12:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions II (Michigan League; see session descriptions here)
 
  • Dealing with Controversy During Classroom Discussion
  • Evaluating Student Writing
  • Facilitating Discussions in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Grading in Quantitative Courses and the Sciences
  • Identity & Authority in the Classroom
  • Facilitating Group Work to Maximize Learning
  • One-to-One Teaching in Music, Art, Dance, and Architecture (Part II)
  • Technology for the First Days of Class: Canvas and the Google Education Suite
  • Teaching in Race & Ethnicity Courses
12:15-1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30-4:15 p.m. Practice Teaching* (Michigan League & MLB)
 
  • Group A (1:30-2:45 p.m.)
  • Group B (3:00-4:15 p.m.)

*NOTE: GSIs will only be assigned to EITHER Group A or Group B. Group assignments will be given out on the first day of GSITO. We ask that GSIs hold the entire block of time (1:30-4:15 p.m.) until they receive their assignment.

   
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