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Development for International Teaching Assistants (DITA) Academy

The Center for Teaching Excellence is pleased to announce a brand-new program specifically designed for ITAs - Development of International Teaching Assistants (DITA) Academy. This program provides practical strategies, access to experts as well as peer networks.  The goal of the program is help you become more comfortable teaching in the American classrooms, thriving in the American culture, making connections with other ITAs, and identifying  resources to assist you in your teaching responsibilities here at OU.

Who Should Attend DITA Academy?

DITA Academy is open to all ITAs, whether you are teaching for the first time, or you are a returning/experienced ITA. International graduate students and post-docs who do not teach this semester but will have teaching responsibilities in the near future are also welcome to attend.

Fall 2017 DITA Events

Date  TimeEventLocation

Thursday, Sept. 14

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

DITA Seminar:
Surviving and Thriving as an International Graduate Student
Wallace OSH 103
Thursday, Oct. 54:00 PM to 5:00 PMDITA Seminar:
Teaching and Working with American Faculty
Wallace OSH 103
Thursday, Oct. 194:00 PM to 6:00 PMDITA Workshop:
Classroom Management: The Difficult Cases
Wallace OSH 103
Tuesday, Nov. 24:00 PM to 6:00 PMDITA Workshop:
Interactions in a U.S. Classroom as an International Graduate Student
Wallace OSH 103
By appointment DITA Workshop: Classroom ObservationContact Zach Jurgensen for details and scheduling
Date  TimeEventLocation
Thursday, Jan. 264:00 PM to 5:00 PMDITA Seminar: Surviving and Thriving as an International Graduate Studentt  Register Here»Wallace OSH 103
Thursday, Feb. 164:00 PM to 6:00 PMDITA Workshop: Questions and Answer Register Here»Wallace OSH 103
Thursday, Mar. 25:00 PM to 6:00 PMDITA Seminar: English Assessment Process  Register Here» 
Wednesday, Mar. 85:00 PM to 6:00 PMDITA Seminar: Teaching and Working with American Faculty  Register Here»Wallace OSH 103
Thursday, Apr. 64:00 PM to 6:00 PMDITA Workshop: Classroom Management Register Here» Wallace OSH 103
By appointment DITA Workshop: Classroom ObservationContact Alison K Livesay for more details and to schedule.