The GTAP Online Orientation is required for all newly-appointed GAs. They must complete and pass all activities in the Orientation by the Orientation’s deadline (typically the week before the first week of classes). The objectives of the orientation include:
Understanding the broad responsibilities of a university instructor
Exposing GAs new to GW to research-based higher education teaching and learning principles
Identifying university resources that Graduate Assistants can consult for questions about their responsibilities, interacting with students, and educational technology
Informing GAs on the university's service expectations; informing GAs on the payment process and the available resources
Informing GAs on their legal requirements regarding Title IX and Disability Services.