Graduate Student Instructor Teaching Orientation Fall 2017 Agenda

Monday, August 28, 2017, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. &

Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. 

Monday: Power Center, 121 Fletcher St 
Tuesday: Michigan League, 911 N. University Ave
 

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

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