Who’s In Charge Here? Managing a Classroom and Responding to Common Challenges
Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
What are the factors that shape perceptions of a TA’s authority and how can you use your authority to create and maintain an inclusive, challenging, and fair classroom environment? Participation in this interactive workshop will help graduate-student TAs develop expertise in
Anticipating the diverse perspectives about teaching, learning, and authority that students (and TAs) bring into the classroom.
Establishing a teaching persona that will facilitate managing a classroom or laboratory, enforcing course policies, and promoting a fair and respectful learning environment.
Communicating and maintaining clear expectations for student conduct, participation, and interaction.
Presenters: Michelle Repice, Ph.D., Assistant Director, The Teaching Center and Bryn Lutes, Ph.D., Assistant Director, The Teaching Center
This workshop is offered two times during January (both listed as separate events on this calendar). Each TA should register for one session: January 26 or January 28.
Registration is required, and seating is limited.
Participation in this workshop series satisfies departmental TA-Training requirements and the introductory-level training requirement for the Teaching Citation program. These workshops are for Washington University graduate students.