Resources for Graduate Students

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Date: September 12, 2022 - October 2, 2022

Time: All Day

GTA Best Practices in Teaching Course: Active Learning

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Discover a range of instructional techniques related to active learning, which research on learning has consistently identified as a key factor in academic success. Explore these approaches that include checks for understanding, designing learning activities, exploring challenging concepts, managing materials and the classroom, and providing students adequate..

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Date: September 12, 2022 - October 2, 2022

Time: All Day

GTA Best Practices in Teaching Course: Creating Assignments

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Examine assignments and major assessments to ensure alignment between student learning outcomes. You will explore the components of clear and transparent assignment directions, how to chunk assignments into manageable pieces, and how to scaffold concepts. This course introduces you to the value of curating resources for your..

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Date: October 3, 2022 - October 23, 2022

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GTA Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: Inclusive Pedagogy

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Engage in self-reflection to consider your own lived experiences and how you use those as a lens to make decisions regarding all aspects of your teaching: your class climate, your instructional practices, and what you inherently believe about your students. In this course, you will consider your..

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Date: October 31, 2022 - November 20, 2022

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GTA Best Practices in Teaching Course: First Four Weeks

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Use research-based instructional techniques and low- to medium-stakes assessments to prepare students for success during the first four weeks of your course. Approaches include establishing a positive and inclusive classroom climate, priming students' interest in course subject matter, promoting an effective learning environment, and preparing students to..

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Date: October 31, 2022 - November 20, 2022

Time: All Day

GTA Best Practices in Teaching Course: Rubrics to Support Student Success

Rubrics are a tool for assessing student performance on assignments, papers, and projects. This course will prepare you to design an analytic rubric for one of your assignments. Additionally, we'll examine rubrics for a wide set of purposes in your course. When rubrics are used as a teaching tool, they can help to improve student performance. Rubrics provide: 1) instructor expectations, 2) opportunities for feedback and self-reflection, and 3) improved..

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