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The 2013 Orientation Schedule

for 2013 Incoming Faculty and Teaching Assistants

The Center for Teaching Excellence offers programs to welcome and orient all who are new to the teaching community at Duquesne, as well as colleagues who are making the transition to a new role (e.g., moving from adjunct or TA to full-time faculty).

All new faculty will receive a copy of the current Faculty Resource Guide.

Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty Orientation: Tuesday, August 13, 4:00 - 8:00 pm, Power Center Ballroom

Full-Time Faculty

Full-time Faculty Orientation: Monday August 19, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Power Center Ballroom

The purpose of the full-time faculty orientation is to prepare faculty to thrive in teaching, serving and conducting research in the context of the Duquesne University Mission.

Liberal Arts Graduate Teaching Assistants*

Liberal Arts TA Orientation: Wednesday, August 21 and Thursday, August 22,  8:30 am - 1:30 pm, Fisher Hall, room 324/5

The orientation for Liberal Arts Graduate Teaching Assistants focuses on effective college teaching in the Duquesne University context.

For more information about the above events, call CTE at 412.396.5177 or email cte@duq.edu

CTE co-sponsored orientation events

The International Teaching Assistant Orientation (for TAs from all departments who come from outside USA)* is co-sponsored by the English as a Second Language Program and CTE.

Monday, August 19, 5:00 - 8:00 pm, 207 College Hall

The International Teaching Assistant Orientation includes a discussion of the culture of college teaching in the USA and guidance on preparing for the “TEACH” test videotaping that is required of all nonnative speakers of English.

For additional information, contact Susan Todhunter at 412.396.5092 or todhunters@duq.edu.

Bayer School of Environmental Science Graduate Teaching Assistants*

Monday, August 19– Friday, August 23

For information, contact Heather Costello at 412.396.6339 or costelloh@duq.edu.

Mylan School of Pharmacy Graduate Teaching Assistants*

Monday, August 19- Friday, August 23

For information, contact Jackie Farrer at 412.396.1172 or farrer@duq.edu.


*Attendance at the graduate teaching assistant orientations is required by the Provost for incoming TAs.