Event Title

Rewriting the Curriculum for Honors Teaching Assistants

Location

Taylor 305, Madison Union, JMU

Start Date

4-6-2019 2:20 PM

Description

This presentation describes the results of a project to redevelop the class for teaching assistants (TAs) in the JMU Honors College. TAs serve as teachers and mentors for the HON 100 "Honors Orientation Seminar" for first year students. In order to train and develop TAs, they enroll in a TA teaching seminar during the semester in which they are teaching the course. This project entailed revamping the teaching seminar in order to better prepare students to teach their own class, constructively discuss their experiences, and develop professionally as Honors students.

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Apr 6th, 2:20 PM

Rewriting the Curriculum for Honors Teaching Assistants

Taylor 305, Madison Union, JMU

This presentation describes the results of a project to redevelop the class for teaching assistants (TAs) in the JMU Honors College. TAs serve as teachers and mentors for the HON 100 "Honors Orientation Seminar" for first year students. In order to train and develop TAs, they enroll in a TA teaching seminar during the semester in which they are teaching the course. This project entailed revamping the teaching seminar in order to better prepare students to teach their own class, constructively discuss their experiences, and develop professionally as Honors students.