ERIC Number: EJ615042
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Keeping Established Teaching Assistant Training Programs Vital: What Does It Take?
Thornburg, Nick A.; Wood, Fred E.; Davis, William E.
Journal of Graduate Teaching Assistant Development, v7 n1 p77-83 2000
Discusses ways to keep established teaching assistant (TA) training programs vital using a case study of the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Davis. Identifies seven key elements in the maturation and subsequent revitalization of the TA training program, including leadership, teaching attitude, financial resources, modest growth pace, institutionalization, willingness to change, and a history of success. (DB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Teaching Assistants, Training Methods
The Journal of Graduate Teaching Assistant Development; New Forums Press, Inc., P.O. Box 876, Stillwater, OK 74076.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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