Joel S Migdal
For current and prospective teaching assistants. Includes teaching writing, leading effective discussions, the art of evaluation, and teaching critical reading skills; videotaping of actual teaching sessions of participants in class. Credit/no-credit only.
This is a discussion class for TAs and prospective TAs. Students learn concepts, techniques, and methods for teaching international studies. They become self-conscious about themselves as teachers. This is a discussion class. One small paper, limited reading assignments, teaching one section one day of a real course and leading the class’s discussion of the video taken of that session
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