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8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
158 Natural Resources Building
The Graduate School (Teaching Assistant Program)

Teaching Assistant Seminar

From Monday, August 19, 2013 through Wednesday, August 21, 2013 a required* seminar will be held for new Graduate Teaching Assistants at Michigan State University. Over the course of three half-days, TAs will be prepared for their first day in the classroom in fall 2013. Topics to be covered include how to facilitate cooperative learning, policies that all TAs and instructors need to uphold over the course of the semester, resources at MSU and elsewhere that exist for supporting TA instruction, and strategies for assessing whether or not the undergraduate students being taught are learning. * Unless attending an approved department-based program