While graduate departments and programs provide primary training, assessment and support for gradaute teaching assistants (TAs), The Graduate School collaborates closely with Duke Learning Innovation to offer additional workshops, consulting and other support for TA training across the university.
Upcoming TA Workshops
- Tuesday, February 9, 20211:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Learn how to create and manage a Sakai course site. Demonstration of commonly used Sakai teaching tools, site navigation, key features of the gradebook and TA grading permissions, and an introduction to Sakai templates.
- Thursday, February 18, 20211:00 pm to 2:30 pm
This panel of expert TA graduate students will discuss their past experiences of managing (in-person and virtual) classrooms/labs, office hours, grading, department-specific training, inclusivity, and active student engagement.
- Thursday, March 11, 20211:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Learn how to effectively use active learning techniques to engage learners in Zoom, in breakout rooms and a with variety of digital tools.
- Thursday, March 18, 20211:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Learn how to effectively use video in your role as an online TA or as an instructor.
Consulting & Departmental Workshops
Departments, programs, centers, student group and or others who would like to explore additional or more specialized training or workshops for teaching assistants are welcome to contact:
Hugh Crumley, PhD
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
The Graduate School
Sophia Stone, EdD
Duke Learning Innovation