The Center for the Advancement of Teaching's TA Training Program assists TAs at UCLA to improve their teaching and advance their professional development. If you are like the majority of UCLA graduate students, you will undertake the role of a Teaching Assistant at some point during your graduate career. Becoming a successful TA is a skill that requires practice, preparation, and the collection of feedback and suggestions for improvement. The TA Training Program website is designed to answer your questions and direct you to helpful resources.
TRANSITIONING TO TEACHING ONLINE DUE TO COVID-19
The staff at CAT have worked quickly to pull together essential resources for TAs to aid in the transition to teaching online. As such, this is not a complete guide, but a living breathing document that will be updated regularly as new resources come online, and as new questions and needs arise. If you have suggestions for additions or specific questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
drop-in OFFICE HOURS FOR TAs
Michelle Gaston, Ph.D., Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning Initiatives and TA Training Program Coordinator at CAT
Beth Goodhue, Ph.D., Associate Director for Faculty Engagement
Please join us in one of our open sessions for a brief overview of key considerations while TAing online, some tips for using Zoom more effectively, and plenty of time for Q&A.
- Monday, March 30, from 11:00 am-12:00 pm | https://ucla.zoom.us/j/442590948| Call-in: 1 253 215 8782 | Meeting ID: 442 590 948
- Tuesday, March 31, from 9:00-10:00 am | https://ucla.zoom.us/j/169920536 | Call-in: 1 253 215 8782 | Meeting ID: 169 920 536
- Thursday, April 2, from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm | https://ucla.zoom.us/j/239968186 | Call-in: 1 253 215 8782 | Meeting ID: 239 968 186
WORKSHOPS for TEACHING REMOTELY
Additional information about workshops on teaching remotely can be found on our workshops page. These will be updated as new sessions are added. Please check back frequently.
TA Training Program INFORMATION
For general questions regarding quarterly
Office: 190 Powell Library
Michelle Gaston, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Teaching and Learning Initiatives
Office: 70 Powell Library
70 Powell Library Building