TA Workshop: Schedule of Events

The TA Workshop will be held on Friday, August 11th at the McKimmon Center at NC State University. The detailed schedule of the workshop can be found below. This schedule may adjust slightly in the weeks leading up to the workshop. Participants are asked to attend the full workshop unless they have made alternative arrangements with Dr. Vanessa Doriott Anderson.

8:45-9:00 a.m. Sign-in for Morning Session

9:00-9:10 a.m. Welcome and Overview-Peter Harries

9:10-10:00 a.m. Teaching, Learning, and Communicating with Students: Revealing the Seams -Deanna Dannels

10:00-10:30 a.m. Campus Resources for Student Success-Carrie Zelna

10:30-10:45 a.m. Break

10:45-11:15 a.m. FERPA and Other Legal Considerations

11:15-12:00 p.m. Active Learning Strategies -Peter Harries

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00-1:45 p.m. Breakout #1

1:55-2:40 p.m. Breakout #2

2:50-3:35 p.m. Breakout #3

3:45-4:30 p.m. “Tell It Like It Is”: Teaching Assistant Discussion Panel

Lunch

Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch. Lunch is also available for purchase from McKimmon Center’s Corner Cafe or from a food truck in attendance.

Menu information for the food trucks is as follows:
Sarge’s Chef on Wheels
Hibachi Xpress

Click here for the Corner Cafe menu

Since the lunch break will be one hour long, attendees may also choose to get lunch from one of the quick food options on Western Boulevard. We ask that you be respectful of the schedule and return before 1:00 pm if you eat off campus.

Breakout Sessions

Session 1

Teaching Across Cultures
Creating Inclusive Environments for Teaching and Learning
Time Management
Teaching in an Online Environment
Libraries Support for Instructors and Students

Session 2

Classroom Management
Serving as a Laboratory TA in the COE
Time Management
Job Search Communication and Personal Brand
Evaluation and Grading

Session 3

Getting Started with Moodle in Graduate School
Grading Hacks
Teaching a Lab in the COS
Steps to Improve Your Teaching
How to Survive Your First Day of Class

Descriptions of these sessions can be found on the Registration page.

Registration