Orientation

Fall 2019 Orientation

Orientation:

Location: Rowe 122

Microteaching Test:

Location: Rowe 318

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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

Monday, August 12, 2019

Time

Event

Room

9:00am – 9:30am Registration Rowe 122
9:30am – 10:00am Ice Breakers with UConn Teaching Assistant Mentors and undergrads Rowe 122
10:00am – 11:00pm Rotating Panel Discussion (small groups): Who are the students? What do students expect? Cross-cultural classroom issues Rowe 122
11:00an – 12:00pm The First Day of Teaching-discussion and practice session with undergraduates Rowe 122
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch Break
1:00pm – 2:00pm Evaluating your teaching, Asking for feedback Rowe 122
2:00pm – 3:00pm Overview of the microteaching test, video examples, practice session with feedback Rowe 122

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Time

Event

Room

10:00am – 11:30am Microteaching Testing Reserved Rowe 318
1:00pm – 3:00pm Microteaching Testing Reserved Rowe 318

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Time

Event

Room

10:00am – 11:30am Microteaching Testing Reserved Rowe 318
1:00pm – 3:00pm Microteaching Testing FULL Rowe 318

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Time

Event

Room

9:15am – 11:30am Microteaching Testing Rowe 318
1:00pm – 3:30pm Microteaching Testing Rowe 318