TAP HomepageTAPTalk ArchiveDecember 2006

Attendance: Setting Policies that Work for You and Your Students
This semester, the Daily Targum printed an article entitled Online Notes Shrink Class Attendance. The article describes how online access to lecture material exacerbates the already endemic problem of students skipping class. The official policy at Rutgers...

The Master Faculty Observation Program
TAP has assembled a select group of outstanding faculty members who have volunteered to provide graduate students with the opportunity to observe their classes. The names, teaching schedules, and contact information of these veteran teachers are listed on our website. Earn a certificate by visiting three or more classes.

Certificate in Public Speaking
During the Spring 2007 semester the Teaching Assistant Project will offer a series of five workshops designed to develop your public speaking and presentation skills. Attend all five sessions and earn a certificate. The program will be limited to 10 students. For more information, please visit our website.

Talking about Teaching at Academic Interviews
As graduate students finish up their degree requirements, those who are planning on an academic career begin to gather materials and prepare in a variety of ways for their entrance on to the academic job market. Job candidates must write CVs and cover letters, solicit references...

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