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.
For TAs and prospective TAs. Students learn concepts, techniques, and methods for teaching international studies. They become self-conscious about themselves as teachers.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
This is a discussion class.
Class assignments and grading
One small paper, teaching one section of a real course for one day, and leading the class's discussion of the video taken of that session.
Attendance, participation, paper.