ELI 584: GSI Seminar and Practicum

Permission of Instructor Required

This course supports international GSIs in their first GSI teaching assignment. The focus is on providing new GSIs with practical tools to help them become independent, reflective teachers. Participants learn to assess and increase their instructional effectiveness through the use of:

  • Instant Class Assessments
  • Early Feedback Surveys
  • Self-reflective writing
  • Problem-solving via peer discussions

The instructor serves as a consultant for participants’ individual discourse needs and provides language support through individual observations and meetings. 

Note: Successful completion of ELI 584 counts toward qualification for the University of Michigan GSI Teaching Certificate. Find out more here.

(1 credit)