Event Overview

2018 College Teaching Symposium for UAlbany Graduate Students

Friday, August 24, 2018
Registration begins: 9:30am
Event: 10:00am – 3:30pm
Location: Multipurpose Room, Campus Center

The UAlbany College Teaching Symposium is designed to engage new and returning graduate student instructors in exploration of ways to be an effective university teacher. There will be sessions designed for both new and experienced instructors. This year's theme is "Crafting an Effective Teaching Persona."

Session topics include
* What to do on the first day of class
* Strategies for minimal marking of student work
* Designing course policies that work
* Advice for International TAs
* … and many other topics!

This program addresses issues relevant to a range of possible graduate student instructor roles
* Instructor of record (full course responsibility)
* Lab Instructor
* Discussion section leader
* Teaching Assistant in a large class
* Grader

All events associated with this program are RECOMMENDED for all graduate students who are currently in or will be taking on instructor or teaching assistant roles at the University at Albany.

This year's Symposium is co-sponsored by the Future Faculty Leadership Council and the Institute for Teaching, Learning and Academic Leadership.

Lunch is included in the day's events.

Please register by August 17.

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