Faculty Preparation Certificate (UNIV 400C)

UNIV 400 C is designed for those TAs who plan to be professors after they graduate. Instead of completing UNIV 400A/B for their TA training, they will enroll in UNIV 400 C through SIS. International TAs must have completed their UNIV 402 course sequence before taking UNIV 400C.

SIGNING UP FOR UNIV 400C

Students will sign up for UNIV 400 C when they attend the UNIV 400A/B/C Orientation. Enrollment for UNIV 400 C is limited to 30 students. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.

DATES AND TIMES

Besides coming to general TA-Training Orientation, students will meet with Judith Olson-Hammer on Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., September 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, and November 3 and 10 for a total of 10 sessions.

REQUIRED MATERIALS

The text for these sessions is How Learning Words: 7 Research-based Principles for Smart Teaching by Susan A. Ambrose, Michael W. Bridges, Michele DiPietro, Marsha C. Lovett, and Marie K. Norman. Students will be given the textbook, courtesy of ESS and Graduate Studies. Students will pick up their textbook from ESS.

ADDITIONAL NOTES
  • Those taking this track do not need to come to any of the seminars in the non-professorial track, but may still feel free to register for and attend any elective seminars in the standard track that are of interest.
  • Students in this track do not need to register for any seminars on MyTATraining.