What questions does your instructional role as a graduate teaching assistant raise? What questions do you have about teaching as a part of your plans to be future college faculty?
The series opens with a day-long work session, “Advancing Teaching and Learning,” that is being held Saturday, January 30, from 9 am to 3:30 pm in the University Union, Havasupai A/B, with lunch and resource materials provided. If you have not yet registered, you can do so online at nau.edu/facdev or by calling 3-9972.
Prominent university professor Stephen Brookfield writes that “teaching is frequently a gloriously messy pursuit.” The Graduate Student Series addresses both aspects of Brookfield’s characterization through focused collegial dialogue on a set of topics. Watch for the list of spring semester offerings.
Don't miss words of wisdom from NAU Distinguished Teaching Fellow Laura Gray-Rosendale in this issue: read "Fostering an Ethic of Care: Caring for Your Students, Caring for Yourselves."
Also check our newsletter archives for other excellent advice on university teaching!
The Graduate College and the Faculty Development Program are once again sponsoring two awards to honor exceptional achievement by graduate teaching assistants.