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TA Orientation

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tresidder Union

Each quarter, we host a TA Orientation to help prepare graduate students to teach at Stanford. This event is highly recommended for all new TAs and is also open to returning TAs, postdocs, and other members of the campus community.

Winter Orientation Schedule 

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

1:00–2:00 PM: Opening Session (Oak West)

  • Welcome to Teaching at Stanford
  • An Effective First Day: Laying a Foundation for You and Your Students

2:10–3:00 PM: Concurrent Session 1

  • Holding Office Hours and Review Sessions in Sciences and Engineering
  • Leading Discussions in Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Leading Discussions in Sciences and Engineering
  • Grading Problem Sets, Labs, and Exams

3:10–4:00 PM: Session 2

  • Major Policies & Practices Every TA Should Know: Presentation and Q&A Session
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Center for Teaching and Learning
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