Using Office Hours Effectively
As the end of the semester approaches, TAs frequently find themselves balancing many competing demands. As students prepare for finals, TAs are often flooded…
Introduction to College Teaching
This seminar will explore a wide range of issues related to higher education
and college teaching. It will meet during the first twelve weeks of the semester. Weekly topics include:
an overview of higher education in the United States; developing a teaching philosophy; multiple roles of
the faculty member; motivating students; testing and grading; active learning; technology in the
classroom; teaching large classes; and other contemporary classroom issues. To receive a special permission number please contact the TA Project by phone, 732-932-7747, or
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