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TA Orientation

TA Orientation Stanford

VPTL will hold its Winter Quarter TA Orientation on Friday, January 12, 2018 at Tresidder.


The schedule for the January 12 TA Orientation is below; room locations will be posted as the date approaches.

VPTL will also offer a Spring Quarter TA Orientation on Friday, April 6 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Open to Stanford TA community and Staff. Registration required -- Registration link coming soon.


Winter Orientation Schedule

1:00-1:50 PM: Plenary Session


  • Welcome to Teaching at Stanford

  • Engaged Learning



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


  • Digital Engagement Tools

  • Grading Problem Sets, Labs, and Exams
  • 
Leading Discussions in Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 
Leading Discussions in Sciences and Engineering

  • Office Hours and Review Sessions in Sciences and Engineering



3:00-4:00 Concurrent Session 2

  • 
Major Policies & Practices Every TA Should Know: Video and Q&A Session

  • SCPD Academic Courses: How to Support and Engage a Global Community of Online Students

Missed TA Orientation?

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


Stanford Policies


Resources for Students