UTA workshop registration form - spring 2017
When: Friday, January 20, 3:00 - 5:00 pm, followed by a reception with food for the UTAs to mingle with those from other departments
Where: Thaw Hall, Room 104.
Who can register: Any UTA from a Natural Science department.
The Discipline-Based Science Education Research Center (dB-SERC) will host a workshop on Friday, January 22 for new Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTAs) focused on discipline-specific issues in the teaching and learning of Natural Sciences. The workshop will be followed by a reception during which complimentary food will be provided. This workshop will be beneficial to undergraduate students who will serve as UTAs in the Natural Sciences. In this workshop, we will discuss evidence-based strategies for improving the effectiveness of homework sessions and recitations/labs including but not limited to: creating a TA teaching community, fostering collaborative learning, improving student participation, and tailoring help provided to students' prior knowledge.
Deadline to RSVP by completing the registration: 5 pm on Tuesday, January 17.