1:00-4:00pm: join Michael Grafals and Lacey Smith for the Teaching Workshop (Phelps 6206C).
Comparative Literature TA Orientation 2015-2016
Facilitating Your Student-Centered Learning Community
September 22, 2015
1:00pm-4:00pm, GCLR Seminar Room (Phelps 6206C)
Co-Lead TAs: Lacey Smith and Michael Grafals
The 2015-2016 Complit TA Training Program is dedicated to recognizing and galvanizing the most informative and supportive resource available to complit TAs: your fellow TAs! By working together to sustain and nurture our complit TA community, we will assist ourselves in facing the exciting challenge of building engaging, studentcentered learning communities for our students. Join us for a discussion on shared expectations, pedagogical strategies and future workshops that we can utilize to make our students achieve excellence.
1:00-2:00 PM Lunch (Free Food!), in Phelps 6207 (our Computer Lounge)
2:00pm: Introduction of TAs, staff and campus resources
2:15pm: Role-Playing Fish Bowl Activity
2:45pm: Discussion on Teaching Strategies to Improve Learning
3:00pm: Gallery Walk (“Collaborating on TA Community’s Expectations”)
3:30pm: Improving Wellness (discussion on communal spaces and TA mentorship program)
3:45pm: Feedback on Future Workshops
4:00pm: Join us for food, drink and fellowship! (Location TBA