GEM Category: Teaching

Teaching Fully Online

Teaching Fully Online is an online, instructor-led course that takes 5 weeks to complete. The course covers strategies for successful online teaching and introduces instructional design models. Faculty will receive a portfolio and certificate upon completion. Teaching Fully Online is one of the TCU training requirements for faculty to teach fully online. Who can register… Read more »

Graduate Student Pedagogy Certification

What is the Graduate Student Pedagogy Certification? The Graduate Student Pedagogy Certification is an online, ten-week graduate student professional development course that prepares Teaching Assistants, Graduate Assistants, and PhD Candidates for teaching at TCU and beyond. Who can enroll in the Graduate Student Pedagogy Certification? Any graduate student or post-doc at TCU can enroll in… Read more »

Graduate Certificate in New Media Composing and Teaching

Purpose To help TCU graduate students document their use of new media for teaching, scholarship and service. No specific workshops or courses are required. Students may work on the certificate throughout their graduate program. Requirements Professional development in new media composing (approximately 10 hours). Students may attend workshops sponsored by the New Media Writing Studio… Read more »

TA/GA Orientation

What is TA/GA Orientation? TA/GA Orientation welcomes new graduate teaching assistants and graduate assistants to the TCU community of scholars. During orientation, graduate students learn about the services and resources related to their new role in the TCU teaching community. Immediately applicable advice about succeeding as a TA/GA—balancing the roles of student and educator—will be… Read more »

TCU COVID-19 Updates and FAQs The Office of Graduate Studies is taking every effort to ensure administrative functions and operations continue during this fluid situation. While our office is open our committed staff are also available to meet with students remotely during normal business hours, 8am to 5pm CST. Please continue to monitor the TCU COVID-19 Updates and FAQs page ( and our TCU Campus Connected website ( for latest updates.

Stories highlighting some of the remarkable work that our graduate/professional students are doing COVID-19 Graduate Students Stepping Up!

Campus statement on planning for students to return to campus for in-person classes this fall