International Graduate Teaching Assistants Community of Practice

Are you an international graduate TA seeking to excel in your teaching role and connect with like-minded peers? Seize this chance to grow as an educator and join a supportive community of international GTAs in our exciting series of bi-weekly meetups designed just for you! *Free food will be provided at all sessions!*

Program Objectives

In this community of practice, participants will:

  • Engage in enriching discussions on teaching strategies and tools.
  • Collaborate with peers to address pressing teaching concerns.
  • Forge connections with faculty and administrators for valuable insights.
  • Gain inspiration from experienced members of URI.
  • Discover mentorship opportunities for the upcoming semester.

Meeting Information

Session #Date, Time, LocationTopic
1Feb 26, 2024
2-3 pm
Multicultural Student Services Center 203 Conference Room
Embracing the culture wealth from underrepresented groups
2Mar 4, 2024
2-3 pm
Multicultural Student Services Center 203 Conference Room
Embracing values
3Mar 25, 2024
2-3 pm
Multicultural Student Services Center 203 Conference Room
Effective communication in English as a second language
4Apr 8, 2024
2-3 pm
Multicultural Student Services Center 203 Conference Room
Creating space for Intl’ Grad TAs: Confidence and self esteem
5Apr 22, 2024
2-3 pm
Multicultural Student Services Center 203 Conference Room
Problem solving using Ishikawa

Registration

Register here for this community of practice. 

Questions

For questions about this community of practice, please contact Mariyam Abbas, Graduate Student Educational Developer for Faculty Development in ATL, at mariyamabbas@uri.edu.