9:00 -  9:30

 

 9:30 -  9:45

 

 9:45 - 10:45

 

 

 

10:45 - 12:00

 

 

12:00 -   1:30

 

1:30   -   2:00

 

 

 

3:00  -   6:00

 

New International Student Orientation

 

Check-in, Breakfast and Icebreakers (ITAP)

 

Welcome and Introductions – Kristi Newgarden, Director

 

Exploring Different Cultural Perspectives on: Verbal and Nonverbal Behavior in the Classroom – Stephanie Barefield, InstructorCharacteristics of a “Good” Teacher – Jeannie Slayton, Academic Coordinator

 

Question & Answer Session with ITA mentors – Qi Lu, Program Assistant

The First Day of Class, video workshop 

 

Lunch (ISSS Barbecue)

 

Microteaching test information (Note: Please sign up for the Wednesday New TA Orientation – Fall 2014) 

http://tap.uconn.edu/new-ta-orientation/

 

ISSS Student Shopping Excursion (must have signed up in advance) departing from Alumni Center promptly at 3pm

 

 

LANGSA Tip

 

If you have a break during the orientation, 

 

meet other graduate students, and get a 

 

free burger and drink at the International 

 

Student and Scholar Services 

 

Welcome BBQ in the Alumni House 

 

12:00pm - 3:00pm

 

(for new international students only)

 

ROWE 122

 

ROWE 122

 

ROWE 122

 

 

 

ROWE 122

 

 

ROWE 122

 

ROWE 122

 

 

 

Alumni Center

Rome Ballroom

 

 

Rome Ballroom

 

Rome Ballroom

 

 

 

 

Rome Ballroom

 

 

Rome Ballroom

 

Rome Ballroom

 

 

Rome Ballroom

 

 

Rome Ballroom

 

Oak Hall 255

Orientation Check In @ Rome Ballroom **must bring student ID card to check in

 

Opening Remarks by Mihwa Lee, ISSS Director

 

F-1 Immigration Regulations with Arthur Galinat & Neena Kapoor, ISSS Advisors

J-1 Immigration Regulations with Rae Barter, ISSS Advisor ( in Rome Ballroom Rotunda)

 

Introduction to ISSS Programming with Robert Chudy, ISSS Programming Director

 

Public Safety with Officer Rob Allen, UConn Police Department

 

Tax & Employment Information with Karla Desjardins, Payroll Department

 

Student Health & Insurance with Michael Kurland, Student Health Services

 

Lunch (provided by ISSS)

 

LANGSA Challenge Course 

 

Please come prepared with:

- clothing and footwear that you can be active in and fits with the season and current weather. No flip flops or open toed shoes.

- refillable water bottle

- pen/pencil and notepad

- sunscreen if needed

- bag/backpack to hold your items

 

Important: 

Recurring TAs can reserve a spot on a first come, first served basis by sending an email to langsa.uconn@gmail.com

8:30  -  9:00

 

 

9:00 -  9:10

 

9:15 - 10:15

 

 

 

 

10:20 - 10:40

 

 

10:45 - 11:05

 

11:10 - 11:30

 

 

11:35 - 11:55

 

 

12:00 - 12:30

 

12:30-  4:30

 

 

 

Institute for Teaching and Learning

 

 

ROWE 130, 318

 

 

 

 

 

 

Willbur Cross

 

 

Graduate School Sessions

*See your Graduate School Orientation Schedule for details*

 

New TA Orientation – Fall 2014 (Separate Registration Required)

http://tap.uconn.edu/new-ta-orientation/

 

 

Microteaching Test Practice: ITA Graduate Mentors

 

This session is optional for prospective international TAs who are required to take the microteaching test on Thursday, August 21, 2014. ITA graduate mentors will provide guidance and feedback on practice teaching.

 

Health Screening @ Wilbur Cross Building, North & South Reading Rooms (WCB)

 8:15 - 11:30

 

 

 8:30 -  12:30

 

 

 

 9:00 - 10:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:30 -  2:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROWE 130, 318

Graduate School Sessions

*See your Graduate School Orientation Schedule for details*

 

Microteaching Testing (Separate Registration Required)

 

Prospective ITAs who have not met the English Proficiency Requirement will be scheduled for a Microteaching Test. For the online registration information about the test and to register, visit: http://ita.uconn.edu/ita-microteaching-test-registration/

 8:15 - 11:30

 

 

 8:15 -  12:15

          &

  1:30 -    2:30

 8:15 - 11:30

 

 

 2:00  - 3:00

Graduate School Sessions

*See your Graduate School Orientation Schedule for details*

 

Living in Connecticut session @ LH 108

Learn about ways to get involved on campus. You will also have a chance to ask questions about anything that was not covered during orientation. 

Special guests will include: 

UConn Community Outreach

UConn Men’s Soccer Coach Ray Reid and members of the team

You will have a chance to win tickets to the Men’s Soccer Opening Game!

 

 

 

 

Laurel Hall

LANGSA, UCONN 2011-2020
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