Collegewide Graduate Assistant Colloquium on Teaching and Learning
Wednesday, August 22 & Thursday, August 23, 2018
Registration has ended, but we do accept walk-in students!
If you have any problems with registration, please contact us at (315) 470-6817
The Graduate Assistant Colloquium on Teaching and Learning describes the culture and expectations of ESF; outlines instructional survival skills and specific teaching-related skills necessary to function effectively as a GA; highlights some of the people and units who provide leadership and support to GA efforts; and introduces professional skills and resources that will endure beyond the ESF graduate assistant experience.
- Graduate Assistants, Research Assistants, and Fellowship Recipients
- Readings & Resources
- Graduate Assistant Colloquium Teaching Fellows
- Campus Logistics
- SUNY-ESF Campus Map
- Syracuse University Map
- Directions to Campus
- Parking is challenging during busy move-in days at the start of the semester. We recommend walking, biking, or taking the bus. If driving is your only option, the P-22 lot will be available. Please inform ESF Open Academy Staff (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you will require parking. Remember to obtain your ESF permanent parking permit prior to the first day of the Colloquium (see appointment paperwork).
- Presenter/Facilitator Information
Previous participants have had this to say about the Colloquium:
- "Overall, an excellent orientation. I feel welcomed and respected, and that makes me more enthusiastic as a GA."
- "The Colloquium was a great experience! It provided me with needed confidence, a place to air my concerns, and names of people to turn to for help. Thanks for all the effort!"
- "Enthusiasm was contagious. I truly enjoyed and learned during the two days. As a returning student, the program brought back the ESF sense of community."
- "Almost every possible aspect & topic was covered. It was packed with info. I feel motivated to succeed in a job which I feel is very important. Food was Great!!!
- "I'm still nervous about being a GA, but not as bad as when I first started the session. It helped me realize that the GA is respected by the students as long as the GA is organized, prepared, honest and objective."