A teaching assistant works with faculty in planning, delivering, and evaluating instruction. Stipends for teaching assistants vary in amounts among colleges. Please visit with the department chair or faculty member for the exact amount. A teaching assistant may be recommended for a partial tuition waiver each semester. A 15-19 hour per week work load is expected. A student must take at least nine credits to be eligible for an assistantship. The assistantship is counted as financial aid.
Typically a graduate student who teaches or assists a head of department in other ways. TAs may be the only instructors with whom students have contact hours in courses that are all-laboratory, but course material is usually chosen by the supervising faculty. In other disciplines, two-way student-instructor interaction is more highly valued, and many introductory-level courses are taught only in small class groups. TAs assigned to teach such courses in the humanities or the social fields often have more creative responsibility than TAs in technical fields.
A graduate student paid by the college to teach undergraduate classes. A TA may teach introductory classes, grade papers or lead discussion sessions and may also be called an Associate Instructor.
a full-time graduate student enrolled in a degree program who teaches or guides students under the direction of a faculty member
a full-time registered graduate student, chosen for excellent scholarship and teaching promise, serving an apprenticeship under the active tutelage and supervision of a regular faculty member
an adult who is not a teacher who assists in class
a registered graduate student in full-time residence, chosen for excellent scholarship and for promise as a teacher, and serving an apprenticeship under the active direction and supervision of a regular faculty member
This is a graduate student who teaches undergraduates, and/or holds smaller discussion sections for a professor's large lectures.
often known as a TA and usually a graduate student who helps a university professor teach courses, grade papers and exams, or lead seminars.
A graduate student who handles classroom instruction duties for the professor.
A teaching assistant (T.A.) is a student who assists a professor by supervising labs, leading discussion sections, grading, and/or providing direct instruction. Usually teaching assistants are graduate students.
usually a graduate student who is employed by the college to work in a certain department or for a certain faculty member. Duties generally include undergraduate teaching, grading and/or research.
graduate student hired to perform teaching duties
A graduate student who also acts as instructor for an undergraduate course in his or her field. This may or may not be in return for some form of financial aid from the college or the university.
A teaching assistant (TA) is a junior scholar employed on a temporary contract by a college or university in teaching-related responsibilities. TA responsibilities vary greatly and may include tutoring; holding office hours; grading homework or exams; assisting a professor with a large lecture class by teaching students in recitation, laboratory, or discussion sessions; and even teaching their own classes. In some universities (such as the University of Michigan), they are known as graduate student instructors (GSIs).
A teaching assistant or educational assistant (often abbreviated to TA or EA) in British schools is a person who supports a teacher in the classroom. Duties can differ dramatically from school to school, though the underlying tasks often remain the same.