PLA/Grader Training Part 1: Grading, Ethics, and Responsibilities

This workshop is intended for graders, PLAs, and other types of undergraduate and graduate assistants hired to grade student work of a quantitative nature (e.g., problem sets, calculations). (Graduate TAs need not attend if they participated in the same session during the TA Training Seminar.) This training will include some mock grading, tips on grading efficiently and consistently, and discussion of case studies that address ethical and legal issues related to grading and interaction with students. 

 

PLA/Grader Training Part 2: Techniques for Teaching and Learning

This workshop is intended for graders, PLAs, and other types of undergraduate and graduate assistants hired to participate in course delivery in lectures, conferences and/or laboratory sessions. The workshop includes discussions of how courses are designed for optimal student learning, and how students learn and master course content. Participants will learn techniques for effective tutoring of individual students and groups, running conference and review sessions, facilitating group work, and teaching in diverse classrooms. 

2019 – 2020 Training Schedule

Individuals must register in Regi for these training sessions
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Term Part Date Day Time
A 1 Wednesday August 21 3pm - 5pm
A 2 Wednesday August 21 5:30pm - 7:30pm
1 Thursday August 22 12pm - 2pm 
A 1 Wednesday  August 28 5pm - 7pm
A 2 Thursday August 29 5pm - 7pm
A Friday August 30 12pm - 2pm
         
B 1 Wednesday October 23 5pm - 7pm
B 2 Monday  October 28 5pm - 7pm
B 1 Friday November 1 12pm - 2pm
         
C 1 Wednesday January 15 5pm - 7pm
C 1 Wednesday January 22 12pm - 2pm
C 2 Wednesday  January 22 5pm - 7pm
         
D 1 Wednesday  March 18 5pm - 7pm