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Fall TA Training
This document contains information about fall semester training sessions for teaching assistants in the College of Letters & Science.
Fall 2018 Annual College of Letters & Science Teaching Assistant Training
Thursday, August 30th, 2018 - 9:30 to 4:00 (Registration begins at 9:00)
3650 Mosse Humanities Building
At this full-day training event, selected Teaching Fellows from across the disciplines will cover a host of topics that TAs will find useful as they begin their fall teaching appointments. Various campus and college units will also be on hand to discuss strategies and resources to help TAs navigate the first day of class, work within a teaching team, interact with a diverse group of students, understand campus policies as they relate to their TA appointments, and integrate technology into the classroom.
The training is geared towards new TAs in the College of Letters & Science, but experienced TAs are welcome to attend, as are TAs from other UW-Madison schools and colleges. Pre-registration is not required.
For more information on the Fall TA Training, please contact Brian Bubenzer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 265-0603, or Tori Thompson Peters, email@example.com, 890-3850.
2018 L&S Teaching Fellows
The L&S Teaching Fellows are winners of the annual Teaching Fellow Award. These fifteen graduate students specialize in a range of fields represented in the College of Letters & Science. Nomination as Teaching Fellows acknowledges their outstanding success as students and Teaching Assistants at UW-Madison. Each year, the Teaching Fellows develop and lead a series of workshops for new and experienced TAs who attend the Fall TA Training. Those who attend the training will have the opportunity to participate in two small group workshops.
Priya Ananth, Spanish and Portuguese
Kevin Barrett, Botany
Tiago Da Silva Ribeiro, Integrative Biology
Christine Evans, German, Nordic, and Slavic
Christian Geske, Mathematics
Amy Hendricks, Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Joy Huntington, Design Studies
Meghan Kelly, Geography
Caroline Larson, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Leah Pope Parker, English
Neil Simpkins, English
Cayla Stifler, Physics
Ziwei Wang, Economics
Jaclyn Kathleen Wypler, Sociology
Aaron Yarmel, Philosophy