Fall 2021 Orientation: Monday, August 9, 2021
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 may be certified based on previous TA experience, but the student is still welcome to attend the UConn ITA orientation.
ITA Orientation will be offered virtually, via Zoom.
|9:15am – 9:30am||Welcome|
|9:30am – 10:00am||Ice Breakers with UConn Teaching Assistant Mentors and undergrads|
|10:00am – 11:00am||Rotating Panel Discussion: Who are the students? What do students expect? Cross-cultural classroom issues|
|11:00am – 11:30 am||The First Day of Teaching-discussion and practice session with feedback|
|11:30am – 12:00pm||Microteaching information and questions|