Mandatory Fall Workshop for all new Teaching Assistants in Comparative Literature.
Comparative Literature Teaching Workshop agenda: theoretical and practical features pertaining to the teaching of literature and various aspects of the teaching of sections in our large lower-division General Education approved courses (CLIT 30ABC, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36); teaching of writing skills, correction of papers; modes and kind of feedback helpful to students; importance of the teaching portfolio and the preparation of a teaching statement in our career.
Lead Teaching Assistant and Workshop co-Organizers: Deepti Menon, deeptimenon[at]umail.ucsb.edu ; Alexandra Magearu, alexandra_magearu[at]umail.ucsb.edu.
Agenda for Teaching Workshop
Monday, September 25 (in Phelps 1508)
10:00-10:30am Introductions and ice breakers
Overview of the role of Comparative Literature Teaching Assistant
10:30-10:50am Chair’s introductions
10:50-11:00am Coffee break
11:00-11:30am Teaching Assistant methodology (concept map)
11:30-12:00pm Faculty panel
12:00-1:00pm lunch (Phelps 6206C)
1:00-1:30pm Teaching Assistant problem solving
1:30-2:00pm Staff panel (staff from the Phelps Administrative Support Center)
2:00-2:30pm Power/privilege/hierarchy in the classroom
2:30-3:00pm Final questions
Tuesday, September 26 (in Phelps 1508)
2:00-2:30pm Undergraduate panel
2:30-3:15pm Experienced Teaching Assistant panel
3:15pm-4:00pm Teaching demonstrations