Grad CHAT

Grad CHAT

"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 Cconversations Happending about Teaching. The Grad CHAT series is bi-monthly and strive to create 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 presentation 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.

Spring 2024 Grad CHAT Sessions

This Grad CHAT session will focus on various topics related to grading and accessibility in Canvas, such as using Speedgrader for efficient grading and feedback, resolving students' grading concerns, exploring in-built accessibility features, and creating accessible assignments, all with the goal of creating inclusive and equitable learning experiences for your students. This session is scheduled on February 22, 4 - 5 p.m via Zoom. The discussion will led by S. Valli Sanghami, CTL Graduate Assistant and will feature Lesli Amaya, CTL Instructional Technology Consultant, as our expert.

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This Grad CHAT session will feature discussions of topics related to incorporating AI tools such as ChatGPT into designing assignments, grading, communicating with students, exploring privacy concerns and potential biases, and the ethical considerations of AI usage in teaching and learning. This session is scheduled on March 21, 4 - 5 p.m via Zoom. The discussion will led by S. Valli Sanghami, CTL Graduate Assistant and will feature Maggie Gilchrist, CTL Instructional Technology Consultant, as our expert.

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