Kennesaw State University

Graduate Teaching Assistant Training

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
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Location: 
Virtual

How can we proactively approach classroom management? Drawing from case studies and campus resources, this interactive webinar will examine multiple strategies to prepare for problematic student behaviors, facilitate reflective conversations, establish office hours, mitigate academic misconduct, and identify intervention basics.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

This webinar is designed for faculty who are currently mentoring and advising graduate students with current or future teaching responsibilities. Drawing from evidence-based research, this interactive webinar explores general guidelines for how to productively mentor graduate students. Participants will establish effective strategies for initial meetings, explore mentors’ responsibilities, and identify effective practices to support graduate student teaching.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

This webinar is for all graduate students and faculty who are interested in designing engaging lecture-discussions. The most successful educators treat lectures and discussions as conversations with their students (Bain, 2004). This webinar focuses on designing lectures that effectively blend class discussion to boost student engagement and improve learning.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Conference Room

Featuring Dr. Lisa Kastello's art exhibit, "101 Ways to Recycle a Dissertation: Transforming the Academic into the Visual," this workshop explores the relationship between graduate student research and undergraduate teaching. Participants will create research artifacts to use in their current or future classrooms.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

This webinar discussion/workshop addresses topics raised in The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy (Berg & Seeber 2016). After discussing factors that affect a graduate student's quality of life and academic performance, participants will be introduced to several approaches intended to improve a graduate student's experience.

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

Narrative is often overlooked as a pedagogical approach. This webinar explores the use of narrative to introduce a lesson, bridge a case study activity, illustrate a concept, reinforce a teaching principle, and create classroom community. Participants will reflect upon and create purposeful narratives to enhance undergraduate teaching in all disciplines.

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

An effective teaching presentation that works for a range of audiences is essential for an academic job search. This workshop is intended to help you design a versatile and powerful teaching demo for your classroom or your job search.

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Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

Small changes prompt big results in teaching. Drawing from ideas in James M. Lang's Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning, we will identify and share ways to turn ‘so-so’ lessons into more effective teaching activities.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

Studies show class climate significantly affects student learning, performance, and retention not only in face-to-face classrooms, but online as well (Ambrose, et al., 2010). This webinar with Dr. Laura Davis, the winner of KSU's 2017 Outstanding Teacher award, explores ways to create an explicitly inclusive (warm) climate in an online classroom.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

In this workshop, participants will reflect on their beliefs about teaching and learning, identify theorists that align with their views, and articulate concrete ways their philosophy is enacted in online or traditional classroom settings. This workshop is designed for all graduate students interested in teaching or preparing their materials for a job search.

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