Classics Graduate Student Orientation

August 16, 2021 - 8:00am to August 20, 2021 - 12:00pm

Monday, August 16

9:00am—Welcome for First Year Graduate Students – Student Union, Santa Rita Room

10:00am—Diagnostic Test: Latin (required for all First Year Students and anyone interested in serving as a GAT for LAT courses) – Student Union, Santa Rita Room

10:45am—Break

11:00am—Diagnostic Test: Greek (required for all First Year Students and anyone interested in serving as a GAT for GRK courses) – Student Union, Santa Rita Room

11:45am—Grad Student Meeting (All graduate students expected) – Student Union, Santa Rita Room

12:30pm—Lunch (provided to go) – Student Union, Santa Rita Room

1:30–2:30pm—Faculty and First Year Graduate Students – Introductions and Meeting via Zoom. (If you need the Zoom link, please contact Dr. Friesen at friesen@arizona.edu.)

3:00–4:30pm—Departmental GAT Orientation, Faculty Roundtable (All graduate student GATs expected) – Student Union, Santa Rita Room (final venue TBD)

 

Tuesday, August 17

            9:00am–4:30pm—COH GAT Orientation, required for all first year student GATs – Modern Languages Room 350, or contact Dr. Friesen at friesen@arizona.edu for Zoom link. (Breakfast [8:30am] and lunch will be provided.)

            9:30am–12:00pm—Returning Students: Faculty Progress Meetings via Zoom. (If you need the Zoom link, please contact Dr. Friesen at friesen@arizona.edu.)

            12:30–3:00pm—Returning Students: Individual Meetings with DGS – Learning Services Building, Room 220, or contact Dr. Friesen at friesen@arizona.edu for Zoom link.

 

Wednesday, August 18

8:00am–2:00pm—New Graduate Student Orientation, optional for first year students

            Register here: https://gpsc.arizona.edu/graduate-orientation

2:30–5:00pm—Phase 2 of GAT orientation – Education Room 349

     2:30–4:00pm—Micro-teaching and classroom tech—required for Latin GATs, optional for all GATs

     4:00–5:00pm—Introduction to Theories and Approaches to Latin Teaching—Latin GATs only

 

Thursday, August 19

             8:30am–10:50am—New Students: Individual Meetings with DGS – Learning Services Building, Room 220, or contact Dr. Friesen at friesen@arizona.edu for Zoom link.

11:00am–12:00pm—Modern Language Exam – Education Room 349

1:30–4:00pm—Phase 3 of GAT Orientation: Great Teaching 101 (Latin GATs Only) – Education Room 349

1:00–4:00pm—Classical Archaeology Diagnostic Exam – contact Dr. David Soren at soren@arizona.edu for Zoom link

 

Friday, August 20

            8:30am–9:30am—Phase 4 of Latin GAT Orientation: Practical Matters (Latin GATs Only) – Education Room 349