Tag: teaching-assistant

173 What to do with a student coming to class in revealing clothing, to the degree that it disrupts the teaching environment? 2017-01-11T21:36:54.673

165 How to deal with a student who most likely has a mental condition, and keeps arguing with me in class? 2016-02-24T10:50:21.977

146 Prof's neurological health is declining rapidly. What can I (TA) do? 2015-02-18T02:28:32.273

88 "You are paid to answer my questions!" - how to handle silly questions? 2014-01-28T16:53:53.967

88 Strategies for teaching with facial aphasia (inability to recognize faces aka prosopagnosia, face-blindness) 2015-01-28T04:34:58.753

85 Should I tell students that it's my first time teaching the course? 2016-08-16T00:29:50.643

83 As a TA, how to react if I come across a Facebook group in which students insult me? 2015-10-13T15:37:49.833

77 Can't prepare lesson material. Should I cancel class? 2017-03-23T05:07:23.203

71 Should I reward points for an incorrect answer if it is the result of misinformation presented in a TA's office hours? 2014-03-22T05:18:06.330

71 My math students consider me a harsh grader. Is my teaching attitude wrong? 2016-10-05T20:16:50.633

69 Students staying hours past end of office hours 2015-10-28T06:29:30.597

64 How to handle possibly subtly flirtatious emails from students? 2014-12-13T14:31:27.643

64 What's a good way to prevent students from saying I lost their paper? 2017-05-01T16:46:21.957

63 TA talks to others about students, what to do? 2015-08-31T23:15:03.040

63 How to toughen up against hostile students as a TA? 2017-11-29T03:22:23.873

62 How to care less about teaching? 2017-07-16T07:28:30.320

59 How to handle a student who will not accept that he is wrong? 2017-02-13T02:49:20.773

56 Lecturer in a course I'm TA'ing refuses to give feedback on student assignment 2017-02-06T15:31:45.250

55 What to do with students coming to office hours asking to check their homework? 2015-09-22T01:15:13.883

54 What do I do as a depressed and incompetent TA? 2015-02-28T00:20:34.987

53 Can I learn the course material for the first time while I'm teaching it? 2017-03-23T22:49:12.803

51 Student wants to show everybody how much he knows 2015-11-13T14:38:14.200

49 How should a teaching-assistant deal with an angry student? 2014-10-29T12:04:31.960

46 What are some good ways to keep students coming to lectures? 2015-11-05T17:11:11.970

45 What should I do as a TA if the instructor is not teaching properly? 2017-03-13T20:10:37.880

43 Establishing authority in the classroom 2017-03-25T11:54:24.463

43 Should Professors and by extension their TA's, hold student athletes to the same standard? 2017-11-08T01:46:56.643

42 How to resolve grading dispute between TA and Lecturer? 2018-02-17T01:17:11.167

41 Is it ethical to give (paid) private tutorials for a student in a module I am TA'ing? 2015-11-15T12:34:12.980

38 What should I do if I don't know the answer to a question posed by a student? 2014-08-20T18:14:36.270

37 How do you enforce handwriting standards for homework assignments as a TA? 2016-10-27T21:46:41.623

35 How to prepare for being a TA (Teaching Assistant)? 2013-08-27T14:13:27.353

33 What are some ways to increase grading speed? 2012-09-16T02:35:20.937

32 As an instructor, how to show my appreciation for my TAs' hard work? 2015-02-06T09:11:55.650

32 Undergrad students grading other undergrads: ethical, professional, or even legal? 2015-12-06T15:45:47.933

32 As a TA, I had sex with someone who turned out to be one of my students, what do I do? 2017-02-18T20:16:58.787

31 Is it appropriate for a TA to say "My Students"? 2014-09-09T04:07:05.033

27 How to express dissension as a grad TA while maintaining professionalism 2014-10-16T03:35:26.630

27 Professor refuses letter of recommendation request 2017-12-30T04:01:33.450

26 How should I handle students who ask questions that are "beyond the scope of the course" as a TA 2015-03-06T04:30:06.563

26 Advice for first time TA in mathematics 2016-02-12T16:51:44.673

26 Is it appropriate to give a gift to a teaching assistant for helping outside of work time? 2017-01-19T23:24:08.793

25 How to deal with students asking very incremental questions? 2014-02-21T04:05:32.310

25 As a TA, how should I address the professor's difficult curriculum? 2015-03-10T17:12:03.063

24 Is my PhD programme a scam? Does my department only want to get PhD students as TAs for their recitation section? 2016-07-09T03:31:52.780

24 Is it possible for a PhD student to survive in the USA only on TA/RA money? 2017-01-28T19:58:30.233

24 What is the best way to motivate teaching assistants? 2018-03-08T21:17:24.700

22 How should I deal with my groupmate's unprofessional behavior as a TA? 2014-10-14T12:42:31.657

19 Can you teach at a community college with a master's degree? 2014-02-13T23:37:47.733

19 What English expression resembles the German "Tutor"? 2016-01-24T09:50:05.560

19 How critical is TA experience in grad school if I want to pursue a career in academia? 2017-01-30T23:29:37.523

18 How will this departmental restructuring plan affect students and faculty? 2012-04-22T06:07:14.130

17 What should TAs do if students disrespect them? 2017-09-24T01:24:25.017

17 How to efficiently use time while preparing for a class? 2017-10-05T12:42:27.323

16 How to effectively supervise grad student calculus teaching assistants (TAs)? 2012-10-11T21:30:03.543

16 What are positive and negative outcomes of requiring Ph.D. students to take a pedagogy course? 2015-01-28T21:09:31.143

16 Professor told me to organize a lecture course 2016-10-08T08:37:42.023

15 How should a teaching assistant explain his absence to the course instructor? 2015-09-25T03:05:51.437

15 Teaching a student (as a TA) when there is flirting, etc. and mutual interest 2015-10-10T01:20:33.283

15 Is it well-received to thank the assignment author at the end of a course? 2016-07-07T20:28:33.557

15 Must a tutorial TA resolve any questions from the students? 2017-10-08T06:17:54.773

14 Suggestions for working effectively with international students from a non-western culture 2014-12-16T05:41:00.080

14 What should I do as a teaching assistant when I find cheating behavior from actual grading? 2015-03-01T05:04:42.890

14 Feedback for a student showing improvement 2015-03-03T21:53:20.790

14 Someone reported cheating during a quiz, but I didn't catch it myself 2016-03-03T23:36:06.037

13 Teaching Assistantships and research 2012-02-15T00:47:55.850

13 As a teaching assistant, how important are student evaluations? 2012-03-22T16:57:31.460

13 How to improve myself as a recitation (discussion,lab,tutorial) teacher? 2014-08-20T15:27:40.297

13 What are some good ways to lead a discussion session for a TA in a graduate-level STEM class? 2015-10-09T03:11:32.150

13 Time management as a TA in mathematics 2015-11-12T16:13:26.677

13 How to handle communication about the class outside of the official channels, when I am a TA for a class that a friend is taking? 2017-01-12T03:15:27.303

12 Should I talk to my advisor regarding undergrad advising workload? 2012-12-30T19:15:14.873

12 Is there a stigma of assigning the title TA to an undergraduate? 2013-05-21T19:04:40.970

12 Is teaching a graduate course with 30 students an unreasonable expectation for a PhD student with a TA contract? 2014-08-23T02:24:46.623

12 Should a marker TA handle students' marking issues by email? 2017-04-02T23:52:35.113

11 In a tenure-track position application; Is it appropriate to ask for recommendation letter from a professor for whom I only served as a TA? 2014-08-10T18:41:23.440

11 How should a teaching-assistant calm his anxious student down in an exam? 2014-11-05T14:41:01.253

11 What are the benefits of working as a teaching assistant? 2014-11-26T00:57:26.220

11 What is the difference between a teaching assistant and an instructor? 2015-05-17T19:52:53.027

11 Should a TA be doing software development for the professor? 2015-09-21T23:10:27.163

10 Student asks TA if his result (figure) is correct 2014-01-31T20:56:44.720

10 How to find the right balance between a challenging and an enjoyable mathematics exercise session? 2015-08-23T20:07:55.017

10 How does closing down a department affect a PhD student? 2016-03-08T10:58:41.793

10 As a tutor, should I encourage exploration at the risk of incorrect information? 2017-05-10T05:38:59.693

10 How do grad schools train grad students to be teaching assistants? 2018-02-19T23:35:58.257

9 Department not giving me TAships after a dispute with professor, what should I do? 2015-02-22T22:05:59.660

9 Should I agree to teach a class for my supervisor even though I don't get any acknowledgement for it? 2016-02-17T07:04:17.363

9 Is it bad if I am not a teaching assistant during my PhD? 2018-01-25T18:01:04.100

8 Is it alright to skip problem solving sessions during coursework? 2012-10-08T15:28:31.073

8 Is it acceptable that a teacher assistant encourage students to read his authored materials too? 2014-07-09T16:02:15.357

7 Is it popular to request TA presence in the classroom for all lectures & is it right? 2014-09-20T09:08:23.563

7 Asking Professor for teaching assistantship 2016-05-17T16:11:48.177

7 Forwarding a student’s question about exam modalities to a professor as a TA? 2018-01-13T10:43:30.153

6 As a TA, what should I do about an error in the professor's lecture that I repeated in the lecture notes? 2015-02-13T05:26:21.277

6 Why does the director of graduate studies want me to keep my TAship, even though I obtained a scholarship of my government? 2016-03-04T21:34:14.563

6 Can professors hire assistants from their own salary? 2016-03-26T15:07:26.537

6 How to make tutorials more interesting 2017-06-09T09:41:32.347

6 Should I ask my students to contribute in preparation of the manuscripts? 2017-11-29T21:12:49.457

5 How to grade students' lab worksheets to prepare them for a final lab exam? 2014-09-13T14:48:05.000