Attention GTAs: Day-long Workshop on Thursday, August 23

Teaching as a Graduate Student is a day-long workshop series for new graduate teaching assistants, hosted by the Center for Teaching Excellence. These practical and interactive sessions address teaching across disciplines and are designed to help graduate students teach more efficiently and effectively. This year’s workshop will be held Thursday, August 23, 2018, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, in Nau and Gibson Halls. Thank you for encouraging your new GTAs to participate.

Interested GTAs wanting to attend Teaching as a Graduate Student should register at the link below by no later than August 9, 2018: https://virginia.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0MnhpoGhuB09uS1.

The Teaching as a Graduate Student website will be kept up to date with the most current details regarding the day’s events. Workshop sessions focus on GTAs’ immediate needs. Topics include:

  • Getting to know your students
  • Teaching the first day
  • Understanding the principles of learning-centered teaching
  • Negotiating potential pitfalls and difficulties
  • Grading effectively
  • Learning discipline-specific pedagogies such as facilitating discussions, leading labs, and teaching foreign languages

Please direct questions to cte-uva@virginia.edu.