"Learning is not attained by chance; it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence." – Abigail Adams

Grad CHAT stands for Graduate Student Conversations Happening about Teaching. The Grad CHAT series creates an interactive and informal learning space for graduate students to share their expertise and learn more from peers and experts. Each 60-minute session will start with a 15-minute pesentation followed by open discussion. The sessions will be led by an experienced graduate student instructor and will also feature experts. Graduate teaching assistants and all graduate students interested in teaching and learning are welcome to join the Grad CHAT series.



The February session, Assignments and Grading in Canvas will focus on various topics related to grading in Canvas, such as using Speedgrader for efficient grading and feedback and resolving students' grading concerns. The session will be led by Ms. S. Valli Sanghami, doctoral candidate from the ECE department and CIRTL Graduate Assistant and will feature an expert, Kim Murday who is a Principal Digital Learning Consultant. This session will be offered via Zoom on Feb 10, 4 - 5 p.m.                                                                                                                                   

    Register for Feb Grad CHAT today!


The March Grad CHAT session, Engaging, Inclusive, and Equitable Teaching Strategies will feature case study discussions that address active learning and inclusive teaching strategies in the classroom. The session will be led by Ms. S. Valli Sanghami and will feature Jessica Alexander, Instructional Consultant as our expert. This Zoom session will take place on March 10, 4 - 5 p.m.

Register for March Grad CHAT today!


The final Grad CHAT session for this semester, Academic Integrity, will feature a panel of faculty members and graduate students who will share their experiences with promoting academic integrity. Registration for this session will open soon.