Graduate Teaching Assistant Support
The Center for Faculty Excellence offers training and support to Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs).
In Fall 2019, a three-part training program was offered to address topics critical to the success of GTAs.
An overview of the session topics is below:
Section 1: Your Role in Undergraduate Student Success at PNW
- This session focused on understanding PNW students and how they learn. Key policies and laws impacting work with undergraduate students was reviewed.
Section 2 : Connecting to PNW Resources
- This session explained the role of key support units on campus and help GTAs identify resources and strategies to address various instructional and student-related scenarios.
Section 3: Engaging learners and Managing a Classroom
- This session introduced several active learning strategies GTAs can use to engage their learners and explain best practices for managing a classroom.
Questions about these topics or other teaching related questions can be directed to:
Emily Hixon, Director of the Center for Faculty Excellence