ITA Orientation

Fall 2022 Orientation: Monday, August 15 (Storrs Campus)

Location: Rowe Center for Undergraduate Education, Classroom 122.

Please Note: This orientation is for prospective international TA’s 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.

  Orientation Agenda
  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

ITA Orientation Registration

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  • Please enter "N/A" if you did not submit scores to the Graduate School or received the waiver for the test of English.
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    Please be advised that you are completing a registration form for ITA Orientation ONLY (Fall 2022). If you need to register for an English proficiency screening, there is a separate registration process. Please make sure to answer this question with a 'Yes". Our office will contact you directly to confirm which screening you are eligible for and how to register (for example: Waiver Interview, UCAELI Proficiency Assessment, or Microteaching).
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