ERIC Number: ED358804
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jul
Wyoming Institute on Foreign TA Training. Working Papers, Volume I.
Constantinides, Janet C., Ed.
This document presents 11 papers that consider the problems and opportunities relating to the design and implementation of training programs for foreign teaching assistants (FTAs): "Academic Sub-cultures within U.S. Higher Education: Implications for FTA Training of Differences in Teaching Styles and Methods" (Patricia Byrd); "Cross-cultural Awareness: Understanding Ourselves and Sensitivity to Others" (Lynne A. McNamara); "Background Issues in Testing and Evaluation of Foreign Teaching Assistants" (Janet C. Constantinides); "Gaining and Maintaining Campus-wide Support for an International Teaching Assistant Training Program" (Jane Averill, Dave Clark, Lynne McNamara); "Oral Interview for International Graduate Assistants" (Ralph Pat Barrett); "Video-taped Teaching Simulations: Issues in the Testing and Evaluation of Foreign Teaching Assistants" (Patricia Byrd); "Clarification of Terms in FTA Training,""Information Classification System," and "Foreign TA Training Programs: An Overview of Design Components and Comparison Chart of FTA Program Formats,""Training Foreign TA's - Pedagogical Teaching Skills: A Matrix System to Target FTA Training" (Claire K. Langham); "Five Phases in a Training Program" (Claire K. Langham); and "ITAs and the Road to Communicative Competence: Learning to Map a Department" (Debra-L Sequeira). References are provided for most papers. (GLR)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.; Wyoming Univ., Laramie.
Note: For Volume II (1988), see HE 026 540.