Graduate Student Instructor Teaching Orientation Winter 2019 Agenda

Tuesday, January 8, 2019: 8am - 5:45pm

Central Campus 

Please bring your MCard.

 

Tuesday  
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Check-in and Walk-in Registration  (Michigan League - 911 N University Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 48104
8:00 - 8:15 a.m. Light Breakfast
8:15 - 8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks: Welcome to Teaching at U-M                                                
8:45 - 9:35 a.m. CRLT Players Performance - TBD: Welcome to Teaching
9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Inclusive Teaching During the First Week & Beyond
11:55 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch & Graduate Employee Organization (GEO) Presentation
12:55 - 2:25 p.m Concurrent Sessions (Michigan League; see session descriptions here)
 
  • Dealing with Controversy During Classroom Discussion
  • Facilitating Discussions in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Facilitating Group Work to Maximize Learning
  • Grading in Quantitative Courses and the Sciences
  • Identity & Authority in the Classroom
  • Leading Problem-Solving Sessions
  • Technology for the First Days of Class: Canvas and the Google Education Suite
2:35 - 5:45 p.m. Practice Teaching* (Michigan League & Modern Languages Building)
 
  • Group A (2:35 - 4:05 p.m.)
  • Group B (4:15 - 5:45 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 (2:35 - 5:45 p.m.) until they receive their assignment.

   
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