ITA Workshops & Seminars

ITA Workshops & Seminars

ITA Seminars: Fall 2019

The schedule for each ITA seminar is based on the availability of the students who indicate they want to attend it in the above registration form. Fall 2019 schedules will be posted in the beginning of the third week of Fall Quarter.

If you are interested in attending ITA seminars, click the registration button above. In the registration form, you will select which seminar(s) you want to attend and provide your availability. 

seminar registration timeline

Building Communication Skills for TAs

In this seminar, students will learn about and practice communication topics relevant to TAs: question handling, TA-student interactions, office hours, discussions, and more. Emphasis will be placed on the language used to effectively handle these situations and promote student understanding. This seminar is strongly recommended for new TAs.

Duration: 6 weeks

Fall 2019 dates: TBD

Mastering American English Pronunciation

In this seminar, participants will learn about and practice applying the rules and conventions of American English pronunciation. Topics include individual consonant and vowel sounds, syllable stress, thought groups, reductions, intonation, and more. 

Duration: 6 weeks

Fall 2019 dates: TBD

Mastering Your Presentation Skills

In this seminar, students will work on organization, audience awareness, presentation delivery, and more to help them deliver effective presentations as TAs and beyond. Participants will apply what they've learned and present at an event at the end of the seminar.

Duration: 5 weeks

Fall 2019 dates: TBD

Vocabulary Building

In this seminar, participants will learn about and put into practice strategies for vocabulary development. Time will be spent reviewing and learning words through interactive games and activities. All participants must commit to keeping and reviewing a vocabulary log during the quarter.

Duration: 5 weeks

Fall 2019 dates: TBD