Teaching Assistant Orientation Schedule

New Teaching Assistant Orientation

August 15, 2017

Plaster Student Union Theatre

8:00 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.         Refreshments & Registration

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.        Opening Remarks

                                                Dr. Julie Masterson, Graduate Dean and Dr. Frank Einhellig, Provost

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.         Library

                                           Jessica Bennett, Assistant Professor

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.      Teaching Introductory Courses

                                           Dr. Tom Tomasi, Biology/Graduate College & Teaching Assistants

10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.      Managing Classroom Conflicts

                                           Dr. Charlene Berquist, Center for Dispute Resolution

11:00 a.m. – 11:50 p.m.      Leading Laboratory Classes /Leading Discussion Classes

                                           Dr. Tara Herring, Biology and Dr. Kenneth Gillam, English

12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.     Lunch /Academic Integrity (Ballroom West)

                                           Dr. Tom Tomasi, Graduate College

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.          Academic Policy & Procedures

                                           Ms. Rebecca Harbaugh, Associate Registrar 

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.           Legal and Ethical Issues

                                           Rachael Dockery, Legal Counsel

1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.           Blackboard

                                           Kristi Oetting, Computer Services

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.        Grading:  Assessment, Evaluation, Feedback

                                                Dr. Keri Franklin, Director of Assessment

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.         Helping Students

                                           Dr. Rachelle Darabi, Associate Provost for Student Development & Public Affairs      

3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.          Potential Classroom Emergencies

                                           Dr. Thomas Lane, Dean of Students and Andrew Englert, Safety & Transportation