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First Impressions and the First Day of Class - Teaching Talk

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
1:30pm – 2:45pm

Storrs Campus
ROWE 319

You are invited to participate in a series of informal teaching talks throughout 2017. These are opportunities for participants to comfortably share teaching concerns and discuss techniques and strategies with colleagues, experts, and CETL staff. All sessions will take place in Rowe 319.

All UConn instructors —graduate students, TAs, and APIRs, as well as adjunct, tenure-track and tenured faculty—are encouraged to attend.

Contact Suzanne LaFleur if you have questions or would like more information.

Wednesday, August 16 1:30 – 2:45 First Impressions and the First Day of Class We will discuss topics such as:

• Things to think about and do before you step into the classroom

• The first day of class

• Setting the stage for the semester

• Ice breakers

• Encouraging student participation & questions

Register at


Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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