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Teaching Assistant (TA) Guide: Additional Resources

Resources and guidance for teaching assistants (TAs) on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus.

Additional Resources: Guides

Guides: Selected Titles Used in the Creation of This Guide

"The TA's Guide to Effective Teaching at UC Davis." UC Davis Center for Educational Effectiveness, 2017. (82 page PDF)

A Guide to Effective Practices for Teaching Assistants.” University of British Columbia, Okanagan: Centre for Teaching and Learning, 2008. (32 page PDF)

Guidebook for Teaching Assistants.” The University of Connecticut: Institute for Teaching and Learning, 2011. (61 page PDF)

“Yikes! I’m the TA!” The Beginning TA’s Guide to Instruction at UC Davis: 2013-2014. University of California, Davis: Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, 2013-14.

Center for Educational Innovation.” "Teaching Resources." University of Minnesota: Center for Educational Innovation, 2015. 

"A Brief Survival Guide for New Graduate Teaching Assistants at UNC Charlotte." UNC Charlotte: The Center for Teaching and Learning, 2001.

Additional Resources: Books

Books: Selected Titles Used in the Creation of This Guide 

Curzan, Anne. First Day to Final Grade : a Graduate Student’s Guide to Teaching. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2000. 

Institutional Responsibilities and Responses in the Employment and Education of Teaching Assistants : Readings from a National Conference. Columbus, Ohio : Center for Teaching Excellence, Ohio State University, 1987. 

Nyquist, Jody D. Working Effectively with Graduate Assistants. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, c1996. 

Preparing Graduate Students to Teach : a Guide to Programs That Improve Undergraduate Education and Develop Tomorrow’s Faculty. Washington, D.C. : American Association for Higher Education, c1993. 

Rotenberg, Robert Louis. The Art & Craft of College Teaching : a Guide for New Professors & Graduate Students. 2nd ed. Walnut Creek, CA. : Left Coast Press, c2010. 


Additional Resources: Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL)

Lists of Resources Compiled by the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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