Fall 2020 Orientation: Monday, August 17

ITA Orientation Schedule: Orientation has moved online. We will begin at 9:30 AM Eastern Time. More detailed schedule to be announced soon. Students must pre-register so they can have access to the Online Orientation.

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.



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
11:30pm – 12:00pm Microteaching information and questions