Department of Mathematics

Center for Instructional Mentoring

Upcoming Teaching Orientations

MeetingTimeLocationDetailsFacilitator
New ULA and New GTA Orientation - Part 1 Wednesday, 8/22
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
105 SKH Mandatory for all ULAs/GTAs with teaching responsibilities in fall 2018 who have not gone through this training at MSU before. Meet the course supervisors; Basic Responsibilities; Policies and Procedures; Andrew Krause; Rachael Lund
New Postdoc and New Faculty Orientation - Part 1 Wednesday, 8/22
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
C517 WH Introductions; Meet the Administrative Staff; Postdoc Panel; Office Logistics Tsvetanka Sendova
New Postdoc and New Faculty Orientation - Part 2 Wednesday, 8/22
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
C517 WH Geared towards postdocs teaching in the fall. MSU Teaching Logistics; The Structure of Calculus at MSU; Uniform Grading and Groupwork; Tsvetanka Sendova
New ULA and New GTA Orientation - Part 2 Wednesday, 8/22
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
105 SKH Mandatory for all ULAs/GTAs with teaching responsibilities in fall 2018 who have not gone through this training at MSU before. Student Thinking; Formative Assessment; Group Work Andrew Krause; Rachael Lund
New ULA, GTA, Postdoc and Faculty Orientation - Part 3 Thursday, 8/23
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
105 SKH Mandatory for everyone who has any teaching responsibilities in fall 2018 or spring 2019 and has not gone through this training at MSU before. Student Privacy and Academic Integrity, Title IX, Accessibility, Inclusivity; Andrew Krause; Rachael Lund
New ULA and New GTA Orientation - Part 4 Thursday, 8/23
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
105 SKH Mandatory for all ULAs/GTAs with teaching responsibilities in fall 2018 who have not gone through this training at MSU before. Challenging Scenarios, Grading, ULA Panel Andrew Krause; Rachael Lund
New Postdoc and New Faculty Orientation - Part 4 Thursday, 8/23
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
C517 WH Challenging Scenarios, Microteaching Tsvetanka Sendova
New ULA and New GTA Orientation - Part 5 Monday, 8/27
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
A108 WH Mandatory for all ULAs/GTAs with teaching responsibilities in fall 2018 who have not gone through this training at MSU before. Microteaching - TAs will be split in groups of 5-7 and each will practice a 15 minute portion of their first class. The actual time commitment will be 8:30-10:30 or 11:00-1:00 depending on the group one is assigned to.
Incoming PhD Student Orientation Monday, 8/27
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
C304 WH Mandatory for all incoming PhD students. Duties, Teaching Options, Course Options, Qualifying Exams Jeffrey Schenker
MLC Orientation Tuesday, 8/28
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
B117 WH Mandatory for all tutors (GTAs, ULAs, hourly) working in the MLC in the fall semester. MLC Team