Fall 2020 Orientation: Monday, August 17th
Please Note: This orientation is for prospective international TAs who have never taught in the U.S.
International TAs who are coming to UConn after having taught at another U.S. institution should submit written evidence of the TA position to the UCAELI office. English proficiency can be certified based on previous TA experience, but the student is still welcome to attend the UConn ITA orientation.
ITA Orientation Schedule
|9:00am – 9:30am||Registration||TBD|
|9:30am – 10:00am||Ice Breakers with UConn Teaching Assistant Mentors and undergrads||TBD|
|10:00am – 11:00pm||Rotating Panel Discussion (small groups): Who are the students? What do students expect? Cross-cultural classroom issues||TBD|
|11:00am – 12:00pm||The First Day of Teaching-discussion and practice session with undergraduates||TBD|
|12:00pm – 1:00pm||Lunch Break|
|1:00pm – 2:00pm||Evaluating your teaching, Asking for feedback||TBD|
|2:00pm – 3:00pm||Overview of the microteaching test, video examples, practice session with feedback||TBD|