CTLE held a series of Teaching Assistant Training Workshops recently that promoted core skills and knowledge to graduate students who are involved in teaching-related duties and who may go on to work at academic institutions in teaching category.
The workshop series included a total of 7 sessions: 1). Your First Day as TA: How to Prepare for the Role 2). Classroom Presence: Do’s and Don’ts of Teacher Student Interaction 3). Leading/Facilitating Discussion and Tutorials On-line and Face to Face 4). Tools that Support Learning 5). Creating and Using Grading Rubrics 6). Effective Lecturing: Developing a Mini-Lecture
This training workshop series has attracted nearly 300 post-graduate students, and over two-thirds of them have completed 6 out of 7 sessions and related assignment, received a certificate of completion.