International Graduate Teacher Workshop Series
Honing Your Technology & Instructional Skills
Fridays, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Introduction to CULearn
Erica Brandon, Faculty/Staff Trainer, ITS
This hands-on workshop will get you started with CULearn, our campus course management system. During this introductory workshop, you will learn how to get started with CULearn, post a syllabus and other course materials, and use the built-in grade book.
Establishing Your Educational Identity & Philosophy
David Kendrick, Director, Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, University of North Colorado
Are you a perennialist? A progressivist? How about a social reconstructivist? Identifying and developing your own personal educational philosophy through sound education theories brings integrity and clarity to your role as a teacher. Following a brief presentation and discussion, your personal identity will be assessed through the Leahy Educational Philosophical Inventory.
How Does Nonverbal Communication Aid & Prevent Classroom Learning
Angelina Ramos, Graduate Instructor, Communication
Did you know that more than 90% of communication occurs at the nonverbal level? This workshop addresses differences in nonverbal communication across cultures and in American culture particularly.
International Women Instructors: Establishing Our Authority in American Classrooms
Danica Trifunovic, Instructor, French & Italian
Professor Trifunovic is a Serbe who teaches French at CU-Boulder. Over the years, she has built her personal theory about how to connect with American students. She will share her personal experiences with balancing three languages and cultures to establish authority in the classroom and will respond to participants’ questions and concerns.
Public and Classroom Speaking: Moving from Terror to Confidence
Vivek Kaila, PhD Candidate, Aerospace Engineering
The speaker shares ideas and methods that international TAs and GPTIs can use to build their personal confidence level in public speaking. Vivek is an international graduate student who has taught in the US for about five years.
For further information, please call 303-492-4902
Visit our web site at http://www.colorado.edu/gtp
All workshops count toward GTP Certification
All graduate students, undergraduate teaching assistants,
postdocs, faculty, and staff are welcome.
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