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TA Orientation

TA Orientation Stanford

VPTL will hold its Spring Quarter TA Orientation on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Tresidder Memorial Union (second floor).

The schedule for the April 3 TA Orientation is below.

The tenative dates for next year’s orientations are:

September 21, 2018 (8 am-12 pm)

January 11, 2019 (1-4 pm)

April 5, 2019 (1-4 pm)

Open to Stanford TA community and Staff.

Please register by March 29.

Register for TA Orientation

Spring Orientation Schedule

All locations are on the second floor of Tresidder Memorial Union.

12:30-1:00 PM: Check-in and Light Refreshments (Outside Oak West)

1:00-1:50 PM: Plenary Session (Oak West)

  • Welcome to Teaching at Stanford
  • Engaged Learning

2:00-2:50 PM: Concurrent Session 1

  • Digital Engagement Tools (Laurel Room)
  • Grading Problem Sets, Labs, and Exams (Oak West)
  • Leading Discussions in Humanities and Social Sciences (Oak East)
  • Leading Discussions in Sciences and Engineering (Cypress North)
  • Office Hours and Review Sessions in Sciences and Engineering (Cypress South)

3:00-4:00 Concurrent Session 2

  • Major Policies & Practices Every TA Should Know: Video and Q&A Session (Oak West)
  • SCPD Academic Courses: How to Support and Engage a Global Community of Online Students (Cypress North)

Missed TA Orientation?

Download these session handouts from the Autumn 2017 TA Orientation (Stanford Login required):

Stanford Policies

Resources for Students