Teaching Experience Enhancement Ideas for PhD Students

First Steps

  • Teach COMS 1030
  • Attend G.I.F.T.S. Panels at NCA
  • Attend G.I.F.T.S. Panels at Regional Conferences
  • Consult with advanced TAs about teaching strategies and techniques

Second Steps

  • Submit & Present G.I.F.T.S. Paper at a Regional Conference
  • Volunteer to Review G.I.F.T.S. Paper at Next Year’s Regional Conference

Third Steps

  • Request to teach COMS classes for which you took Pro-Sem
  • Offer to serve as a TA in COMS 1100 or COMS 2020
  • Submit & Present G.I.F.T.S. Paper at NCA
  • Volunteer to Review G.I.F.T.S. Papers at Next Year’s NCA

Fourth Steps and Beyond

  • Request to teach COMS 1100 or 2020
  • Request to teach COMS class in the Area of Your Dissertation
  • Respond to G.I.F.T.S. at a Regional Conference or at NCA

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Carson S. Kay
2019 Outstanding Doctoral Student. School of Communication Studies, Ohio University.


Elizabeth M. Jenkins
2019 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Associate. School of Communication Studies, Ohio University.


Courtney Hook
2019 Outstanding Researcher. School of Communication Studies, Ohio University.

 

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