New Student Orientation

 

  8:30 -  9:00

 

 9:00  -  9:30

 

 

 9:30  - 10:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:45 - 11:30

 

 

 

 

 

11:45 -  12:30

 

Check-in & Continental Breakfast – (LH 102)

 

Office of Community Standards and Center for Students with Disabilities – (LH 102)

 

Preparing to Teach – (LH 102)

  • What are UCONN undergraduates like? (Overview of what to expect from students in your class)

  • Your role as an instructor

  • Hi-Tech Classroom overview

  • Grading Overview

 

Concurrent Sessions 1

 

  • Managing discussion sections

  • Managing laboratory sections

  • Introduction to HuskyCT

 

Concurrent Sessions 2

 

  • Creating an effective learning environment

  • Public Speaking, managing anxiety – teaching as performance, communications

  • Time Management (Office hours, research, etc..)

  • Introduction to HuskyCT

 

 

LANGSA Tip

 

After the Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation, the Graduate School offers open sessions about campus resources for graduate students, processes and procedures of the Graduate School, etc. 

 

More Information: 

 

http://grad.uconn.edu/newstudents/

Laurel Hall 102

 

Laurel Hall 102

 

 

Laurel Hall 102

  8:30 -  9:00

 

 9:00  -  9:30

 

 

 

 

 

 9:30  - 10:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:00 - 12:00

 

 

 

12:00 -  1:00

 

 

 1:00  -  2:00

 

 

 

 

 2:00  -  4:00 

 

Coffee and refreshments, chat

 

Introduction/Welcome 

 

Section meetings, Section heads meet with their TAs

French: OAK 239

CLCS: OAK 269

German: OAK 268

Italian: OAK 235

Spanish: OAK 236

 

Full group workshop: The communicative approach

Profs. Wagner and Urios-Aparisi

 

Lunch & LANGSA Assembly

 

Discussion of TA guidelines

 

All TAs:

Section meetings, Each section meets with its coordinator 

 

French: OAK 268

 

CLCS: OAK 267

 

German: OAK 301

 

Italian: OAK 201

 

Spanish: OAK 239

 

 

LANGSA Tip

 

Have a bite, meet graduate students from other departments, and get information about resources to connect to your community at the GAIN BBQ and Community fair 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Rome Ballroom

Oak Hall 236

 

Oak Hall 117

 

 

 

 

 

Oak Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oak Hall 117

 

 

 

Oak Hall236

 

 

Oak Hall 117

 

 

 

 

Oak Hall 

 9:30  - 10:00

 

 

 

10:00 - 11:00

 

New TAs: 

Introduction to the LCL Lab Tour, policies & procedures, equipment, LCL website, network registration - Jen Dassouki

 

New TAs:

Introduction to PeopleSoft - Steven Park

 

 

 

Time for additional meetings as

 

discussed with coordinator.

 

Day to prepare for classes and for the 

 

semester.

 

Please make sure to contact your 

 

coordinator for any question or doubt 

 

you may have.

Oak Hall 111

 

 

 

Oak Hall 117

 

 

 

 

 

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