Teaching Excellence Seminar -- exploring effective teaching practices and resources for assisting students

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Toulouse Graduate School, and CLEAR

UNT Teaching Excellence Seminar

The Important Role of Teachers for Student Success at UNT
January 10, 2013 – 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
UNT Gateway Center

UNT has a strong commitment to undergraduate education; a quality undergraduate education requires quality instructors! A one-day seminar is scheduled for January 10, 2013 at the Gateway Center to provide new instructors at UNT with access to best practices in teaching and supportive resources. This seminar is sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Toulouse School (TGS), and the Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment and Redesign (CLEAR).

This seminar is mandatory for all new TAs and TFs. All new adjunct faculty, tenure track faculty, and lecturers are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Purpose of the seminar

The purpose of this one-day seminar is to provide an opportunity for participants to explore effective teaching practices and resources for assisting students. In addition to sharing ideas with one another, seminar participants will have the chance to meet UNT faculty from many departments who will describe and demonstrate effective teaching practices using examples from their own classrooms..

Human Resource Benefit Information for TAs/TFs/GSAs

Do you know if you are eligible for health benefits? Please click the following link to learn whether or not you qualify: HR Benefits for TA/TF/GSA. Human Resources Representative, Karyn Boothman, provides the criteria for eligibility, an overview of the different plans available, and insurance contact information! Additionally, this video may be viewed at any time on the Toulouse Graduate School’s web site at: H.R. Benefits for TA/TF/GSA.
Karyn Boothman will also present a session.

Registration

Advance registration is required. No walk-in registration will be allowed.  Please click here to register and view the agenda for the day.

Where:
Gateway Center

When:
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 7:30am - 5:00pm

How much:
Free

Sponsor:
CLEAR

Event open to:
UNT community

Website:
Teaching Excellence Seminar

Contacts:
Amber Bryant
amberb@unt.edu
(940) 369-8096