Graduate Student Teaching Workshop

Thursday, January 03, 2019 - 8:00 AM to Friday, January 04, 2019 - 5:00 PM
Old Main Academic Center

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 - General Session - Old Main Academic Center, Turner A. Wingo Auditorium


8:00 - 8:30

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Ms. Margaret McMullen, GTA workshop Program Coordinator

Graduate School Staff

All Graduates

8:30 - 9:00

Introductions, Dr. Brien Henry,  Professor, Interim Associate Dean of the Graduate School


Dr. Peter Ryan, Associate Provost of Academic Affairs and Interim Dean of the Graduate School


5 min

25 min


Mr. Steve Parrott, Deputy CIO and Director, ITS User Services

MSU System and Technology Services and MyCourses Training

25 min

9:25 - 10:05

Dr. Deborah Lee, Professor and Associate Dean of Public Serivces,

Mississippi State University Libraries

Mitchell Memorial Library Services

30 min

10:05 - 10:15


10 min

10:15 - 10:45

Ms. Ra'Sheda Boddie-Forbes, Assistant Vice President for Multicultural Affairs

Campus Diversity

30 min

10:45 - 11:15

Mr. Tabor Mullen, Associate Dean of Students

Office of the Dean of Students

Student policy- Honor Code

30 min

11:15 - 11:45

Dr. Nancy Reichert, Professor, Biological Sciences

Professional Ethics as a Teaching Assistant

30 min

11:45 - 12:15

Dr. Brian Baldwin,  Professor, Plant and Soil Sciences

Adapting to Culture in the US and Mississippi State University

30 min
  Lunch card valid at the Chick Fil-a or Panda Express  

Thursday, January 3, 2018 - GTA Classroom Information Session - Old Main Academic Center, Turner A. Wingo Auditorium



12:55 -1:00


Dr. Brien Henry,  Interim Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Professor



5 min
1:00 - 1:30

Dr. Melissa Moore, Professor and Head, Marketing/Quant Analysis/ Bus Law

Understanding Students Expectations and Effective Teaching


30 min

1:30 - 2:00

Dr. T.J. Bradford, Instructor, Plant and Soil Sciences

Preparing the Course Syllabus

10 min
2:00 - 2:10 BREAK 30 min
2:10 - 2:40

Dr. Lesley Strawderman, Professor, International Paper Chair

Building Rapport with your Students

30 min
2:40 - 3:10

Dr. Richard Harkess, Professor, Plant and Soil Sciences

Evaluating Academic Performance

30 min
3:10 - 3:40

Dr. Jim Giesen,  Associate Professor, History

Classroom Communication

30 min
3:40 - 4:10

Prof. Michael Seymour, Acting Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning

"How To" Creating Successful Presentations. Instructions for Micro Teaching presentation for Friday

30 min
4:10 - 4:40

Ms. Karen Robinson, Staff Counselor

Student Counseling Services, How to refer students.

Student Counseling Services and Stress Management

30 min

Dr. Brien Henry, Interim Associate Dean of the Graduate School

Closing Remarks and Questions/Answers on Classroom Presentations


Friday, January 4, 2019 - GTA Micro-Teaching Classroom Simulations - Old Main Academic Center, Classrooms





Faculty Only


Dr. Brien Henry, Professor, Interim Associate Dean of the Graduate School

Ms. Margaret McMullen, Graduate Program Coordinator, Professional Development

Faculty Evaluators' briefing


9:00 AM

Faculty Only

Mirco- Teaching Classroom Simulations Presentations

Classrooms 2nd and 3rd floors

Continental breakfast at 8:30 am. Presentation at 9:00 am





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Results: Check with your Department for certification results Monday, January 7, 2019

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