ERIC Number: EJ1142355
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Beyond Proficiency: An Asset-Based Approach to International Teaching Assistant Training
Swan, Lisa M.; Kramer, Sabrina; Gopal, Anita; Shi, Lijuan; Roth, Stephen M.
Journal of Faculty Development, v31 n2 p21-27 May 2017
This study assesses an asset-based approach to international teaching assistant (ITA) training at a public research institution. The program is a peer mentorship-based learning community that facilitates ITAs' cultural awareness and pedagogic development. Survey results indicate the program positively impacted participants' teaching skills, confidence, and view of their international background.
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, Foreign Workers, Training Methods, Teaching Skills, Self Efficacy, Teacher Background, Capacity Building, Fellowships, Mentors, Barriers, Peer Teaching, Online Surveys, Feedback (Response), Participant Satisfaction
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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