Call for Microteaching Group Leaders in TA Orientation, August 17-18

The Graduate School is looking for faculty, teaching staff, and experienced teaching assistants with a record of effective classroom teaching to serve as Microteaching Group Leaders during the university-wide TA Orientation, August 17 and 18.

Interested applicants should complete the interest survey found online here:
What is Microteaching at UK?
An 8-10 minute mini-lesson with peers serving as students; the activity (e.g., lecture, discussion) is video-recorded for a private viewing and self-critique. See more on the Graduate School website.

A required training session is tentatively set for Monday, August 10, from 9:00 a.m. until noon (location TBD), with lunch provided.

Applicants will be notified of their selection by July 31st.  The selection committee will take into account depth and range of previous teaching experience, record of effective college teaching, previous microteaching group leader experience, and academic disciplines represented in the leader and participant pools.

Note that the Graduate School will provide a $100 stipend to each graduate student who serves as a Microteaching Group Leader.  For graduate students it also provides an academic service opportunity and a mark of distinction to be included in a CV.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Morris Grubbs in the UK Graduate School at


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