Training Seminar New Graduate Teaching Assistants: Fall Semester 2017

The Goal

In the ongoing effort to enhance the effectiveness of undergraduate teaching and learning at Colorado State University, the goal of this annual required GTA Training is to equip every incoming GTA with basic institutional knowledge about CSU, review current learning and teaching Best Practices, and introduce a wide variety of resources that will help further their career as a CSU graduate teaching assistant.

Required Training Modules

Be On the Lookout: Shortly after August 1st, you will receive an email with links to each of the required online training modules you must complete prior to the August 14th training seminar.

Orientation participants in line for the outdoor buffet
GTA Orientation Luncheon

On the Agenda

The content will address universal teaching issues and introduce students to best practices in pedagogy. Content will be clearly focused on modeling best practice strategies.

Strategies for enhancing teaching, learning, and academic integrity, assessment of student performance, and a review of GTA responsibilities and expectations are included.

In addition, incoming GTAs will be introduced to many of the campus resources that support effective teaching and learning.

Important CSU Information Links

Don't Forget: Graduate School Orientation 2017

All incoming graduate students are invited | Thursday | August 17th, 9:00 – 11:00


  • Location: Lory Student Center Ballroom
  • Note: Registration NOT required.
  • Continental Breakfast: 9:00 – 9:30
  • Orientation: 9:30 – 11:00