Graduate Teaching Assistants

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The Center’s primary means of communication with Graduate Teaching Assistants is the CII listserv: Support4GTAs_CII. GTAs who are not already subscribed to this listserv may join. You can also unsubscribe at any time if you do not wish to receive further communications.

CII Resources for GTAs

  • CII Videos (including the First Day of Class–GSU user name and password needed)
  • CII Assessment of Instruction page (Tutorial on posting a formative assessment survey in Desire2Learn; tutorial on conducting a Group Instructional Feedback Technique; examples of class surveys, e.g., the Minute Paper, and resources on rubrics).
  • CII Resources for improving critical thinking through writing.
  • Articles on Evidence-based Teaching  in Higher Education (online in the University Library  in the journal New Directions for Teaching & Learning, Winter, 2011).

Teaching at Georgia State

(Coming soon) a digital handbook to support the work of graduate teaching assistants at GSU.

Resources for Faculty who prepare GTAs

This site has a collection of resources and examples for faculty who teach a pedagogy course and mentor graduate teaching assistants across the University.

Upcoming Events

10:30 am Illustrator 2: Advanced Techniques
Illustrator 2: Advanced Techniques
Jun 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Building on topics covered in Illustrator 1: Getting Started, this course will introduce more tools and techniques used to create digital art, including how to use drawing tablets to create and edit in Illustrator. Workshop… more »
1:00 pm Excel 2: Formulas and Functions
Excel 2: Formulas and Functions
Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
This workshop explores formulas, functions, and built-in tools that are useful when analyzing and extracting meaning from data. This class uses the Windows version of Excel, but there is significant overlap for Mac users. Workshop… more »
10:00 am HTML & CSS 1: Getting Started
HTML & CSS 1: Getting Started
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
HTML is the foundational grammar of the World Wide Web. Together with CSS, HTML provides the backbone for all web pages. In this class, we’ll introduce the core concepts of web design and HTML that… more »
10:30 am Rethinking PowerPoint
Rethinking PowerPoint
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
We’ve all been forced to sit through really boring and ineffective presentations. PowerPoint doesn’t have to be that way! We’ll share and practice using design tips to help you transform your presentations from boring to… more »

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