Spring Teaching Symposium

This annual symposium is a full day event for all graduate students and postdoctoral scholars and provides information related to UGA teaching policies and helpful techniques to improve teaching.

Previous years’ sessions have included teaching with technology, incorporating writing in your classes, academic honesty, and more. Morning refreshments and lunch will be served. Registration for this event is required.  

Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Location: Miller Learning Center
Registration: bit.ly/STSregistration2018


Featured Activities:  
  • Keynote from Award-Winning Faculty
  • Peer-to-Peer Breakout Sessions on practical skills and resources for TAs & LAs
  • Juried SoTL Poster Session
  • Earn 2 credits towards your CTL Transcript
  • Attendance at this event fulfills orientation requirement for TA Policy

2018 Spring Teaching Symposium

Presented by the Center for Teaching & Learning & Facilitated by the 2017-2018 Future Faculty Fellows

Schedule of Events

9:00-9:30        Coffee and Registration (MLC 247)
9:30-9:40        Welcome: Dr. Zoe Morris, Center for Teaching and Learning (MLC 248)
9:40-10:10      Keynote: Dr. Peggy Brickman, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, Plant Biology (MLC 248)

10:15-11:15    Breakout Session I
“How to Build a Teaching Portfolio When You Aren’t the Teacher” (MLC 248)
“Make Your Mark: Adding Your Imprint to Your TAship” (MLC 250)

11:25-12:25    Breakout Session II
“#TacklingDiversity: Useful Strategies in the Classroom” (MLC 248)
“What Kahoot Can Do for You: Effective Ways to Use Classroom Response Systems” (MLC 250)

12:30-1:20     Lunch (MLC 245) & Poster Session (MLC 247)

1:20-2:20       Breakout Session III
“One Size Fits Most: Intro to Universal Design for Learning” (MLC 248)
“TA Roles and Policies” (MLC 250)

2:20-2:50      Panel Discussion with Award-Winning TAs (MLC 248)

2:50-3:00      Closing and Final Instructions: Dr. Zoe Morris (MLC 248)

Please email Dr. Zoe Morris, Assistant Director for Teaching Assistant Development and Recognition, with any questions you may have related to this event at zoe.morris@uga.edu

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