Mar 04, 2021  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

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THEA 7000 - Workshop on Instruction in the University Classroom

Credit Hours: 0
Lecture Contact Hours: 0   Lab Contact Hours: 0
Prerequisite: All graduate students who will be a Teaching Fellow, or an Instructor of Record who will be the lead instructor for a course section under the supervision of a faculty member, are required to complete this training course.

Graduate TF/TA appointees will demonstrate understanding concerning appropriate behavior and communication in dealing with students; demonstrate familiarity with the University of Houston Academic Honesty Policy and its application to classroom instruction; discuss implementation and enforcement challenges pertaining to the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and educational privacy in general; discuss, identify, and propose solutions to ethical problems of instruction, including matters concerning grading, academic honesty, and behavior; engage and become familiar with the pedagogical literature in their discipline; gain knowledge of best practices for teaching and learning in their discipline, equipping them to lead their own class section, including classroom management, syllabi, assessments, rubrics, and the like.
Students must complete all components of the training seminar to receive credit for satisfactory completion. Course meetings occur prior to the start of the semester. Additional meetings will be arranged at first class meeting.

Note: Students must complete all components of the training seminar to receive credit for satisfactory completion.
Course meetings occur prior to the start of the semester.  
Additional meetings will be arranged at first class meeting.



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