Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Series: Starting on the Right Foot

Friday, August 23, 2019 :: 12:15-1:30 PM

Park Library | 413

Intended Audience: CMU Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA) & CMU Faculty

Facilitated by Tom Kozal, Holly Hoffman, and Kirsten Weber

(Session 1 of 8)

In this session, we will explore strategies to make the most of your very first class meetings to create a comfortable, welcoming learning environment, build rapport with your students, set clear expectations, for your students and yourself, and establish appropriate boundaries. Discover ideas for building rapport in the early weeks of the semester. Discuss the importance and value of creating a safe learning environment. Explore ways to be both clear and assertive when establishing boundaries and setting expectations.

Lunch will be provided.

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