Teaching is considered an important part of graduate training, and each student in the program will normally serve several times as an instructor.
Applications for GSI appointments are distributed each spring, usually in March or April.
Appointments are announced before the end of the spring semester.
First-year graduate students do not normally serve as GSIs.
To qualify as a GSI
Students in Western art must have satisfied both language requirements.
Students in Asian art must have satisfied one language requirement and be making good progress in the second.
Students in Ancient art must satisfy their Modern language requirement and be making good progress with their ancient language requirement.
Before teaching begins, all students must clear from their record any incomplete grades more than a year old. Moreover, per Graduate Division policy, GSIs may not have more than two incompletes at the time teaching begins.
First Time GSI
All first-time GSIs are required to attend an orientation workshop sponsored by the University, as well as the pedagogy course offered in the department each year.
Mandatory training and pedagogy sessions are offered at the start of each semester for all GSIs.
First-time international GSIs must pass an exam to demonstrate English language proficiency.
GSI Teaching and Resource Center: The GSI Teaching & Resource Center is an academic unit of the Graduate Division that provides resources and services for graduate students as they develop their professional skills in teaching in higher education.