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2022 New TA Orientation

Thursday, August 18th; 1:00pm - Friday, August 19th; 12:00pm
155 DeBartolo Hall

Get your Teaching Assistant experience at Notre Dame off to a strong start! Join the Kaneb Center to prepare for your first interactions with students, dealing with common teaching dilemmas, leading class sessions, and grading student work. This event is highly recommended for all new graduate TAs and is also open to returning TAs, postdocs, and other interested graduate students.

 

Thursday, August 18 — DeBartolo Hall (155)

  • 12:45 Arrive and check in
  • 1:00 Welcome, your role, and TA professionalism
  • 1:30 Before the First Day mini-modules I
  • 2:30 Coffee Break
  • 2:45 Before the First Day mini-modules II
  • 3:05 Understanding the Notre Dame Student I
  • 3:45 Understanding the Notre Dame Student II: Student panel
  • 4:30 Day 1 ends

Friday, August 19 — DeBartolo Hall (155)

  • 8:30 Coffee & bagels served
  • 9:00 Planning your first day & your teaching persona
  • 9:35 Breakout sessions I
  • Grading in Humanities & Social Sciences: (129)
  • Grading in STEM: (138)
  • 10:30 Coffee Break
  • 10:50 Breakout sessions II: Faculty & TA panels
    • Leading discussions: (129)
    • Leading labs and tutorials: (138)
  • 12:00 Event ends

NOTE: This is a 2-day event. Please register for both days.