by Julie Dodd
New teaching assistants at the University of Florida will attend an Orientation for Graduate Teaching Assistants on Tuesday, Aug. 18, to help them be ready for the start of Fall Semester on Monday, Aug. 22.
I’ll be one of the speakers on the day-long program, which will be held in Carleton Auditorium.
My session is “Your Syllabus and the First Week of Class.” That broad topic lets me talk about many important aspects of a successful start of the semester — from incorporating active learning activities in class to being sure to have an umbrella.
I’ll post the handout and slides from the presentation.
The orientation is hosted by the UF Graduate School and the UF Teaching Center.