for 2012 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 Orientation: Thursday, August 16, 4:00 - 8:00 pm, Power Center Ballroom
Full-time Faculty Orientation: Tuesday, August 14, 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.
Additional luncheons throughout the year include: meeting President Dougherty, promotion and tenure with Provost Pearson and experienced faculty, teaching and learning, the core curriculum, and service-learning.
Liberal Arts Graduate Teaching Assistants*
Orientation for Psychology TAs: Friday, May 18, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm, Rockwell 505/6
Liberal Arts TA Orientation: Wednesday, August 22 and Thursday, August 23, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 20, 5:00 - 8:00 pm, 613 Duquesne Union
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 email@example.com.
Bayer School of Environmental Science Graduate Teaching Assistants*
Monday, August 20– Friday, August 24
For information, contact Heather Costello at 412.396.6339 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mylan School of Pharmacy Graduate Teaching Assistants*
Monday, August 20- Friday, August 24
For information, contact Jackie Farrer at 412.396.1172 or email@example.com.
*Attendance at the graduate teaching assistant orientations is required by the Provost for incoming TAs.