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Teaching Assistants — Teaching Resources

As teaching assistants you occupy a special place in a university. You're experts on being students — you've been at it for 16 years or more. And you've experienced all kinds of teaching styles and professors. You have the opportunity to learn a range of pedagogies and methods as you begin to find your own teaching style.

10 Strategies for Encouraging Critical Thinking and Learning — Learning activities and assignments that can trigger deeper learning.

Getting Students to Interact with the Text — How do you get students to really understand what they are reading?

Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) — An introduction, with examples, of a versatile assessment tool.

Other Resources

PROMISE
http://www.umbc.edu/promise/

PROF-it
http://www.umbc.edu/promise/pages/PROF-it description.htm