Thursday, August 17, 2017

8:30 am – 4:00* pm

Hotel Vetro

(on the ped mall in downtown Iowa City)

 *An optional ICON Overview (UI's Learning Management system) will follow

from 4:30-5pm

 

Event Description: 

This day-long introduction to the role of  teaching assistant at the University of Iowa will bring together more than 200 TAs from across various disciplines to discuss strategies for teaching excellence and your professional development at Iowa.

Participants who attend will learn about:

  • Strategies to be an effective instructor
  • Approaches for helping students across a range of abilities succeed
  • Resources available for undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Iowa
  • Information and resources for teaching in your discipline or field

Participants will have the unique opportunity to network with hundreds of TAs from differing backgrounds and disciplines as well as experienced UI TAs and staff members who work to enhance student academic success.

 

Who Can Attend: 

Any graduate student at UI is welcome to attend–this event is geared toward people who will be TAs for the first time in the 2017-2018 academic year. Others are welcome to inquire about possible attendance.

 

Event Agenda Coming Soon

Registration is required. General registration will open in June.