Teaching & Learning Workshop (Formerly called "TA Training")
For graduate students who want to be prepared to teach
Friday, August 27, 2010 · 8:30 AM - 2 PM
The Graduate School is sponsoring a series of workshops as part of orientation for new Teaching Assistants. All are invited to
attend the "Teaching and Learning Workshop" on Friday, August 27, 8:30 AM
- 2:00 PM. This workshop was formerly known as "TA Training".
This workshop is highly encouraged for all *NEW* TAs. All graduate
students who are interested in seminars on teaching and learning are
invited to attend. All graduate students are invited for lunch and for
Dr. Deluty's afternoon Success Seminar.
* Introduction to PROF-it (Professors-in-Training), "Introduction to an
Honors University (IHU)/First Year Experience" courses, and other teaching
These opportunities include paid teaching positions at UMBC and at the
Community College of Baltimore County. Students must attend a series of
training seminars (including the 8/27 Teaching and Learning Workshop)
prior to being nominated for a $2000 PROF-it teaching position.
* Workshop on teaching and learning. Speaker: UMBC's new director of the
Faculty Development Center, Dr. Linda Hodges. Dr. Hodges joins UMBC after
a distinguished career at Princeton University.
* Information on conflict resolution, cross-cultural communication, and
services for students with disabilities
* Peer discussions by experienced TAs
SPECIAL afternoon seminar on "Life/Work Balance". Speaker: Dr. Robert
Deluty, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Professor of Psychology.
Breakfast and lunch will be served.