This orientation is mandatory for CISS scholars and optional for Teaching Assistants for fall 2018. Teaching Assistants who choose to participate must be present for the full day. If you have questions, or need additional clarification, please feel free to contact Ms. Bethany Lawton by email at bethany.lawton@rutgers.edu or by phone at 856-225-6971.

Schedule

Monday, August 27th  
9:00 – 10:00 Welcome & Introductions All
10:00 – 12:00 Syllabus template and syllabus peer review All?
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch (Writers House) – Guest speakers on balancing graduate work and TA duties All
1:00 – 3:00 Syllabus peer review continued All
Tuesday, August 28th  
9:00-11:00 Assessing student writing: grading, responding to writing, conferencing.  All
11:30 – 12:15 Guest Speaker: Marc Sherman, Norton All
12:15 – 1:00 Lunch (Writers House) – Guest Speaker: Travis DuBose: Writing and Design Lab (WDL) All
1:00 – 1:30 Guest Speaker: Dr. Timothy Martin, Dean Honors College All
1:30 – 3:00 First Year Common Book – discussion and assignments English TAs Only
Wednesday, August 29th  
9:00 – 12:00 Professional Development Forum (classroom management, office politics, etc.) All
12:00 – 1:00  Lunch (Faculty Lounge) – Guest Speakers:  Robert Russo and Maria Serra, Health Services All
1:30 – 3:00  Sakai Training (ATG 101) – Emily Corse and Christie DeCarolis All
Thursday, August 30th  
9:00 – 12:00 Teaching Demo Lightening Rounds All
12:00 – 1:15 Brown Bag Lunch (Faculty Lounge) – Guest Speakers: Thomas J. DiValerio, Mary Flaherty, Julie Roncinske – Academic Integrity All
1:00 – 1:45 Guest Speaker: Ajeenah Nuriddin-Little – Disability Services All
2:00 – 2:45 Library Orientation (Electronic Classroom) – Zara Wilkinson All
Friday, August 31st  
9:00 – 10:30 Teaching Demo Lightening Rounds (cont.) All
10:30 – 12:00 Breakout sessions for ENGL 101, 101L and 102, and CISS Scholars  ?
12:00 – 1:00  Lunch (Faculty Lounge)  All
1:00 – 2:00 Discussions with graduate directors and English department chair  English TAs Only

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