Montana State University

The Graduate School

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172580
Bozeman, MT 59717-2580

Tel: (406) 994-4145
Toll Free: 1-800-255-7962
Fax: (406) 994-4733
Location: 108 Montana Hall


Dr. Karlene A. Hoo, Dean

The Graduate School

GTA Orientation Guides

Graduate Teaching Assistant Training was held January 6, 2014. Please find handouts and information below.

Students who are newly appointed as a GTA and whose department does not offer training are required to attend.

Any questions about the videos or links, contact:

Speaker, Topic and Video Handouts

Matt Caires, Dean of Students. “Understanding and working with Millennial’s”

Catherine Johnson , M.A., Adjunct Instructor Northern Plains Transition to Teaching, Doctoral Student Adult and Higher Education.
“Effective teaching strategies for face to face and online learning”

Anders Larsson. “Do’s and don’ts” of being a GTA
Diane LetendreOffice of Instutional Equity. Title IX/Discrimination Policy and REQUIRED training for GTA/GRA students. Same video presentation in general orientation.

Safe Zone training: Video here

  • Mariah Hill, Psy.D. | Diversity Coordinator, Counseling & Psychological Services
Teaching with D2L: Video here Teaching Styles: Video here

Classroom Assessment:
Not on the agenda, but important information.