ERIC Number: EJ621650
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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1+1=3: Unanticipated Benefits of a Co-Facilitation Model for Training Teaching Assistants.
Hollar, Kathryn; Carlson, Virleen; Spencer, Patricia
Journal of Graduate Teaching Assistant Development, v7 n3 p173-81 Fall 2000
Cornell University's College of Engineering TA Development Program trains experienced engineering graduate students, called TA Fellows, to deliver instruction in teaching to new teaching assistants (TAs). Two TA Fellows act as co-facilitators at all times, in all workshops. The instruction is grounded in engineering case study and delivered using active learning techniques. The program has provided unexpected benefits. (EV)
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Graduate Students, Instructional Improvement, Peer Teaching, Program Descriptions, 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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