ERIC Number: EJ621648
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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New Teaching Assistants Facilitate Active Learning in Chemistry Laboratories: Promoting Teaching Assistant Learning through Formative Assessment and Peer Review.
Robinson, Janet Bond
Journal of Graduate Teaching Assistant Development, v7 n3 p147-62 Fall 2000
Describes a half-semester course for incoming graduate teaching assistants that provided six weeks of discussion, six formative observations, and six peer reviews and culminated in a summative performance evaluation. The course was based on literature supporting the importance of social interaction in workplace learning. Provides results of student evaluations. (EV)
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Graduate Students, Instructional Improvement, Peer Evaluation, Program Descriptions, Science Instruction, Teacher Education, Teaching Assistants
New Forums Press, Inc., P.O. Box 876, Stillwater, OK 74076 ($25; outside U.S. add $12 postage).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: Special issue on "Innovations in the Training of SMET Teaching Assistants and Future Faculty."