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Preparing for the 1st Week of Class - Teaching Talks

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
10:00am – 11:15am

Storrs Campus
ROWE 420

Participate in a series of informal teaching talks during January and the spring semester You are invited to participate in a series of informal teaching talks throughout 2017. These are opportunities for participants to comfortably share teaching concerns and discuss techniques and strategies with colleagues, experts, and CETL staff. All sessions will take place in Rowe 319. All UConn instructors —graduate students, TAs, and APIRs, as well as adjunct, tenure-track and tenured faculty—are encouraged to attend.

At this session, participants will discuss issues like

• Fighting first-day anxiety: Being prepared

• Introducing yourself and interacting with students

• Encouraging a caring and compassionate classroom

• Presenting an overview of the course and syllabus

• Communicating your enthusiasm for the course

Please email Stacey Valliere at or (860-486-2686) to register, and contact Suzanne LaFleur if you have questions or would like more information.


Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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