ERIC Number: EJ1095192
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Research and Teaching: Development of Undergraduate Teaching Assistants as Effective Instructors in STEM Courses
Philipp, Stephanie B.; Tretter, Thomas; Rich, Christine V.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v45 n3 Jan 2016
This study examined the development of peer mentoring skills and deepening of content knowledge by trained and supported undergraduate teaching assistants working with students in entry-level STEM courses across nine departments at a large research-intensive U.S. university.
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Instructional Effectiveness, Teacher Effectiveness, STEM Education, Peer Teaching, Mentors, Teaching Skills, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Introductory Courses, Research Universities, Intellectual Disciplines, Skill Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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