Preparing Graduate Students to Teach
A Guide to Programs that Improve Undergraduate Education and Develop Tomorrow’s Faculty

Paper: 978 1 56377 029 6 / $26.99
 
Published: January 1993  

Publisher: Stylus Publishing
184 pp., 8 1/2" x 11"
The product of a survey of 500+ institutions nationwide, in which they described their TA training programs. Profiles 72 centralized and discipline-based exemplary programs in detail, plus directory information on another 350+ programs. Cosponsored by the Council of Graduate Schools.

Table of Contents:
FOREWORD by Russell Edgerton and Jules LaPidus; PREFACE by Leo M. Lambert; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CHAPTER I: THE CRITICAL ROLE OF THE TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP by Peter D. Syverson and Stacey Lane Tice; CHAPTER II: CENTRALIZED TA PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES edited by Leo M. Lambert; CHAPTER III: DISCIPLINE-BASED TA PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES: Biological Sciences - edited by Clyde F. Herreid; Chemistry - edited by Richard Quest; English and Composition - edited by David A. Jolliffe; Foreign Languages - edited by Susan Rava; Mathematics - edited by Bettye Anne Case and John Philip Huneke; Psychology - edited by Victor Benassi; Social Sciences - edited by Phillip Saunders; Speech Communication - edited by Ann Q. Staton; CHAPTER IV: PREPARING THE PROFESSORIATE: NEXT STEPS AND WHAT WE NEED TO DO TO TAKE THEM by Pat Hutchings; CHAPTER V: DIRECTORIES OF PROGRAMS AND CONTACT PEOPLE compiled by Stacey Lane Tice; Centralized Directory; Discipline-Based Directory; APPENDICES: The National Survey of Teaching Assistant Training Programs and Practices About AAHE and The AAHE Teaching Initiative.



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