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Aug 18 - Aug 20, 2014
Three 1/2 day workshop
1281 Anthony Hall
474 S Shaw Ln East Lansing, MI 48824
MSU Graduate School & The Writing Center Staff
Faculty Knowledge Essentials, Pedagogy: How people learn

TA Seminar in College Teaching

This program, which takes place over three half-day workshops just prior to the start of fall semester, is designed for all incoming TAs. It is required for all incoming TAs whose departments do not offer specialized orientations, and recommended for all those TAs who have additional training in their own department. During the TA Seminar on College Teaching, TAP will provide a light breakfast and refreshments for participants.

Topics

Day 1: active learning techniques and student engagement strategies

Day 2: ethical and legal responsibilities of TAs

Day 3: assessment of student learning