Engineering Instructional Aides Teaching Orientation

New engineering undergraduate instructional aides (IAs) are REQUIRED to attend a teaching orientation.

Orientation includes a half-day of interactive sessions on teaching, followed by a practice teaching session later that week.

For new IAs, your training will consist of 3-4 parts:
1. Online pre-orientation modules to be completed before September 10. To complete these on Canvas, click here.
2. In-person orientation on September 10 (please register below).
3. A practice teaching session on September 11 or 12 (which you select upon registering for orientation)
4. If you are a new IA from the EECS department, or a new GSI, ongoing professional development needs to be completed during the semester (see here for more information)

For questions about requirements, please contact Krista Quinn ( Any new IA who does not complete the training and on-going professional development requirement will not be allowed to serve as a College of Engineering GSI in future terms.

Registration is closed.

Fall 2019 Orientation Details
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
4:15 pm – 9:30 pm
Michigan League 
       Frequently asked questions
       Event Information

   All new engineering GSIs need to register for the orientation.

   To view the orientation agenda click here. 

   Click here to view the materials from the orientation.