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

all-day Creating a Welcoming Online Envi...
Creating a Welcoming Online Envi...
Aug 31 – Sep 14 all-day
This online faculty mini-course will help both seasoned and not-so-seasoned online faculty create an easy-to-navigate virtual space. We will explore ways to encourage collegiality, openness, community building, and a sense of shared journey. Our online… more »
all-day Hosting Class Sessions in a Virt...
Hosting Class Sessions in a Virt...
Aug 31 – Sep 14 all-day
Virtual class sessions can be just as engaging as face-to-face classes. This course will provide tips, tricks, and best practices connected to hosting dynamic and productive virtual class environments. Our online faculty mini-courses are two-week… more »
all-day Creating Online Instructional Co...
Creating Online Instructional Co...
Sep 14 – Sep 28 all-day
In this course, we’ll discuss how to find, adapt, and create well-designed content that will engage students in online and hybrid courses. We’ll outline fundamental design principles and suggest tools and techniques that we think… more »
all-day Virtual Collaboration and Commun...
Virtual Collaboration and Commun...
Sep 14 – Sep 28 all-day
Do you like to promote rich conversations in your face-to-face class or have students engage in collaborative problem solving? Do you worry that taking your class online means sacrificing these fruitful interactions? Good news! It… more »

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