University Teaching

Degree: Cert Programs

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In order to further develop doctoral and other terminal degree students for their teaching responsibilities as Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) as well as to prepare them for future academic positions, the Graduate School offers a Certificate in University Teaching in cooperation with academic departments and administrative units that support teaching and learning.

School/College

Graduate School
320 E. Clayton St.
Athens, GA 30602-4401
Phone: 706/425-3111

Academic Department

Graduate School
320 E. Clayton St.
Athens, GA 30602-4401
Phone: 706/425-3111

Contacts

Graduate Coordinator

Judy Milton

706/425-2953

In order to further develop doctoral and other terminal degree students for their teaching responsibilities as Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) as well as to prepare them for future academic positions, the Graduate School offers a Certificate in University Teaching in cooperation with academic departments and administrative units that support teaching and learning.

Interested GTAs submit a formal application along with a letter of support from a faculty member who is either in their respective department, is a Teaching Academy member, or is a faculty member teaching one of the core courses. Upon completion, students submit a plan of study to be approved by the Graduate School program director.

Minimum requirements:

  • Four Sections of Teaching at UGA
  • Nine Hours of Course Work
    • teaching strategies
    • student learning and assessment of the learning environment
    • technology to support teaching and learning
    • professional development for the academy

Students will have the opportunity to take related courses in their respective academic departments as well as those offered in other departments.

  • Teaching Project
  • Scholarship of Teaching
  • Teaching Portfolio
    • A teaching philosophy statement
    • Description of courses taught
    • Sample teaching materials
    • Sample of student work
    • Innovative teaching projects and roles
    • List of professional activities related to teaching
    • List of special training or teaching related experiences
    • Evaluation of teaching

Degree

Code

Course Descriptions

CERT

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