ERIC Number: ED358805
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Wyoming/NAFSA Institute on Foreign TA Training. Working Papers. Volume II.
Constantinides, Janet C., Ed.
This document presents some 20 papers on projects conducted by Foreign Teaching Assistant (FTA) participants in the areas of academic/pedagogical issues, cross-cultural issues, and testing issues. Papers are as follows: "The Testing and Evaluation of Foreign Teaching Assistants: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?" (Ralph Pat Barrett); "Screening Tests for Training Programs for Foreign Teaching Assistants: An Examination of Rationale" (Sally Brett); "FTA Tests and University Testing Policies" (Phil Johncock); "A Plan for Testing, Training, and Supervision of Foreign Associate Instructors at Indiana University-Bloomington" (Virginia S. Martin); "The Development of a Questionnaire to Determine the Effectiveness of the Foreign Associate Instructor Examination at Indiana University" (Susan Greer); "Cross-Cultural Considerations in Designing a Foreign TA Training Program" (Lynne A. McNamara); "Pre-departure TA Orientation Workshop in Taiwan" (Chen, Fu-Yen); "FTA Cross-cultural Communication Syllabus" (Jacque S. Behrens); "Integrating Campus and Community Resources into the Social Support Component of an FTA Training Program" (Lawrence H. Bell); "Writing Across Cultures: Cross-cultural Interaction in the Writing Class" (Bruce Leeds); "Questions to Guide Thinking about Pedagogy and Language in FTA Training" (Patricia Byrd); "Some Typical Problems in the Training of Chinese Teaching Assistants: Three Case Studies" (Erik E. Christy); "Focusing on Specifics: Strategies for Improving FTA Lectures" (Cindy Myers); "Oral Communication Training: A Bridge to Teaching Effectiveness" (Lorraine P. Sarhage); "Training Undergraduates to Help in FTA Training" (Peggy Allen Heidish); "Proposal for a University-wide TA Orientation Program" (Daryl Kinney); "The Organization of American Undergraduate Students to Foreign TAs: A Videotape Preparation Survey" (Rosslyn Smith); "Video Use in FTA Training Programs: A Survey" (Peter Lee); "The Language and Purpose of Questions in Teaching" (David Stewart); "Pronunciation, Grammar, and What Else?" (Darlene Larson); "The Teaching of Physics at the University Level" (Mary Anne Wieferich); and "Preliminary Bibliography: Discourse Strategies in Teaching University Biology, Chemistry, and Engineering" (Rosslyn Smith). (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 I (1986), see HE 026 539.