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ERIC Number: EJ925240
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
Graduate Teaching-Assistant Development in College and University Instructional Physical Activity Programs
Russell, Jared A.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), v82 n4 p22-26, 32 Apr 2011
The goal of this article is to provide readers with a current model for instructor development and support within a college or university instructional physical activity program (C/UIPAP). First, a brief description of Auburn University's C/UIPAP is given to provide context. Second, the author outlines four key phases of instructor development: (1) recruitment and employment, (2) preteaching preparation, (3) preteaching orientation, and (4) inservice development and support. Third, the article concludes with some general recommendations regarding the development and support of graduate teaching assistants. (Contains 2 tables.)
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191. Tel: 800-213-7193; Fax: 703-476-9527; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A