Orientation for Graduate Teaching Assistants*

*Click here for PowerPoint slides from Orientation

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 more information available at http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/admissions/orientation/

Moderator:  Dr. R. Paul Duncan – Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Graduate School
Location: Carleton Auditorium

Morning Session

Time Topic Speaker
8:15-8:30 Welcome and Orientation Overview Dr. R. Paul Duncan
Senior Associate Dean
Graduate School
8:30-8:45 Confidentiality of Student
Records and Academic Honesty
Ms. Christine Natal-Martinez
Assistant Director
Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution
8:45-9:00 Classroom and Testing Accommodations Ms. Beth Roland
Assistant Director/Learning Specialist
Disability Resource Center
9:00-9:15 Sexual Harassment Prevention Dr. Jennifer Stuart
Clinical Assistant Professor
Counseling & Wellness Center
9:15-10:15 Planning for Learning  Dr. Martin Heesacker
10:15-10:30 BREAK
10:30-11:30 Classroom Challenges Faculty and Administrative Panel
11:30-11:45 GAU: Creating a Professional Working Environment at UF Graduate Assistants United Representative
11:45-12:00 Morning Evaluations and Attendance Dr. Winifred Cooke
Teaching Center Director
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Lunch (box lunch provided)       12:00 – 1:00

Afternoon Session

Time Topic Speaker
1:00-2:00 Your Syllabus and
the First Week of Class
Dr. Julie Dodd
Professor Emeritus
Journalism & Communications
2:00-2:15 TA Awards Program Dr. R Paul Duncan
Senior Associate Dean
Graduate School
2:15-3:15 Advice from Panel of Experienced TAs Teaching Assistant Panel
3:15-3:45 TA Resources
Attendance and Final Evaluations
 Dr. Winifred Cooke
Teaching Center Director
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Optional Sessions:

International TAs in UF Classrooms

Thursday, August 16            2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presenter: Mr. Gordon Tapper
English Language Institute
Location: CSE E121

Technology for Teaching in UF’s Classrooms

Friday, August 17            9:30 am – 11:30 am
Presenter: Mr. Chad Holder
LSS Classroom Support
Office of Academic Technology
Location: CSE E121

e-Learning @ UF — Build and Design+

Friday, August 17                   1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Pre-registration is required:  https://teachingcenter.ufl.edu/workshops/register/
(Also available as a webinar and at other dates/times)
Location:  HUB 221

How to be a Great Online/Hybrid TA

Available Online                     Time of Your Choosing
Register at http://teach.ufl.edu