GPTI Application for Summer Teaching: Due Nov. 22, 2013

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GPTI Application for Summer Teaching: Due Nov. 22, 2013
Limited teaching appointments are available for Graduate Part-Time Instructors, depending on enrollments
and funding. The Graduate Studies Committee will evaluate applications toward the end of each fall for
appointments in the following summer, and it will also confirm with your teaching supervisors whether you
have continued to do good work in the spring. Successful completion of ENGL 5392 is required to teach
2000-level lit courses. The committee will use the following criteria:
• Evidence of excellent teaching and teaching experience. More experienced teachers are more
likely to succeed in teaching in the short, intensive summer terms. As a general rule, we do not
allow people to teach a course in summer that they have not taught in a long semester. Students
finishing ENGL 5392 in Spr 2014 are therefore not likely to have a 2000-level course approved.
• Progress toward the degree. Students making good progress will be more likely to succeed in
teaching in the summer without affecting their academic work.
• Specific needs to take dissertation research or language courses in the summer term. These
courses are often prohibitively expensive for students unless the students are GPTIs and thus
receive in-state tuition.
MA students are eligible for summer teaching appointments, but because teaching excellence and
experience are criteria, priority will usually be given to PhD students. Please provide the following
information by typing in the boxes and email the form as an attachment to [email protected] .
Inaccurate or misleading information on this form may result in the application being denied.
Student Name:
Please check “Yes” or “No” for these questions related to your academic status.
Have you maintained at least a 3.0 GPA in your graduate courses?
Yes
No
Do you have grades of “Incomplete” pending from a prior term?
Yes
No
Are you making timely progress toward your degree?
Yes
No
Please check “Yes” or “No” for these questions related to your summer plans for course work and
employment.
Do you plan to take academic course work during summer 2014?
Yes
No
Yes
No
If yes, please identify classes:
Are you an international student prohibited from working off campus?
In which Summer Session would you like to teach (one specific term, either term, or both)?
Summer I
Summer II
Either
Both
Which course(s) are you qualified to teach (if more than one, list in order of preference). Reminder:
we generally do not allow students to teach a course in summer that they have not taught in a long
semester. For 1301/2, indicate a preference to serve as a CI or DI.
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