Workshops and Certificate Programs

Each semester TAP offers workshops covering a wide range of topics to assist TAs with their continued professional development. These sessions, designed for current and future graduate student TAs, are free. You may attend as many or as few sessions as you wish. 

The workshops are broken down into two Certificate Programs, Improving Classroom Skills and Teaching with Technology. Students who attend at least four sessions in a particular workshop series will receive a certificate of participation. There is no time deadline; a certificate may be earned over one or several semesters. You may earn multiple certificates.

All workshops will be held remotely via Zoom.

Improving your Classroom Skills Certificate Program

 
Fostering Communication Between TAs and Faculty

Friday, January 27

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Register Here

 

Cultivating a Growth Mindset in the Classroom

Friday, February 10

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Register Here

 

Accommodations and Course Policies

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Dealing with Difficult Topics

Monday, March 6

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Register Here

 

The Role of the  TA

Thursday, March 23

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Register Here

 

Preparing Your Teaching Statement and  Developing Teaching Portfolios

Monday, April 3

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Register Here

 

Preparing Your Diversity Statement for  Academic Employment

Tuesday, April 11

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Register Here

 

Teaching a Summer Course

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For Spring workshop descriptions, click here

 

Teaching with Technology Certificate Program

To see Teaching with Technology workshop offerings, and to register, please visit the Office of Teaching Evaluation and Assessment Research website.

A better understanding of software and what technology is available to you can make your life as a TA much easier, as well as that of your students. In addition to TAP's Teaching with Technology workshop series, several other university departments offer workshops covering various apps and platforms.

Center for Online & Hybrid Learning & Instructional Technologies (COHLIT)
Focus on online and hybrid courses, specifically how to use Canvas and eCollege

Office of Teaching Evaluation and Assessment Research (OTEAR)
Provide hands-on training in utilizing MS Office and Adobe products, among others

Digital Classroom Services (DCS)
Provide workshops on various classroom technologies

Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT)
Workshops and tutorials