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The New TA Orientation is this Friday, September 23 from 1P.M. to 4P.M. in Packard 202. Please RSPV to [mailto:ta@ee.stanford.edu ta@ee.stanford.edu]
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The New TA Orientation is this Friday, September 21, 2012, from 1P.M. to 4P.M. in Packard 202. Please RSVP to [mailto:ta@ee.stanford.edu ta@ee.stanford.edu]
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Each quarter the Department of Electrical Engineering Student Services hosts a lunch workshop series for all EE Teaching Assistants. The workshop series provides an oppotunity for EE Teaching Assistants to come together and discuss their experiences and concerns as TAs, while additionally exploring topics that are central to their development and training as teaching assistants.
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Each quarter the Department of Electrical Engineering Student Services hosts a lunch workshop series for all EE Teaching Assistants. The workshop series provides an opportunity for EE Teaching Assistants to come together and discuss their experiences and concerns as TAs, while additionally exploring topics that are central to their development and training as teaching assistants.
Lunch is provided at each of our workshops. If you believe you may need accommodations during the workshop series, please contact us at [mailto:ta@ee.stanford.edu ta@ee.stanford.edu] so that we may plan a way to meet your needs. We hope that you will join us.
Lunch is provided at each of our workshops. If you believe you may need accommodations during the workshop series, please contact us at [mailto:ta@ee.stanford.edu ta@ee.stanford.edu] so that we may plan a way to meet your needs. We hope that you will join us.
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=== <u>'''Spring Quarter Workshop Schedule'''</u> ===
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'''<span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);">Weekly Class Preparation (Roundtable)</span>'''<br>Tuesday, October 4<br>12P.M. to 1P.M. <br>Packard 204<br>How do you make the most of the time that you have and how do you prepare for your TA duties (i.e. review sessions, office hours, lab sections, meetings with the instructor). Come discuss strategies that will help you better prepare for your weekly duties as a TA.
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'''<span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);">Preparing Problem Sets &amp; Labs (Roundtable)</span>'''<br>Wednesday, April 11<br>12P.M. to 1P.M. <br><br>
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'''<span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);">Addressing Academic Dishonesty with Dr. Morris Graves</span>'''<br>Wednesday, October 26<br>12P.M. to 1P.M. <br>Packard 204<br>Important information for what you need to know now about addressing academic dishonesty in the classroom and judicial affairs related issues. <br>'''<span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);"></span>'''
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'''<span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);">Running a Discussion/Review Session</span>'''<br>Wednesday, May 2<br>12P.M. to 1P.M. <br>Packard 204<br><br>'''<span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);"></span>'''
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'''<span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);">Evaluations: Using Feedback to Your Benefit</span>'''<br>Tuesday, November 10<br>12P.M. to 1P.M. <br>Packard 204<br>Feedback from students is one of the most rewarding and frightening parts of teaching, but it’s also critical to professional growth. Find out how to make student feedback as useful and constructive as possible.
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'''<span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);">Developing a Teaching Portfolio</span>'''<br>Monday, May 14<br>12P.M. to 1P.M. <br>Packard 204<br><br>
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<span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);">'''One-On-One Student Interactions'''</span><br>Thursday, December 1<br>12P.M. to 1P.M. <br>Packard 204<br>Interacting with students one-on-one can be challenging. Learn more about how to work with students individually, especially those students who may be more challenging (i.e. an antagonistic student, a student who misuses office hours, etc.).<br><br>
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<span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);">'''From CA to Professor- What you need to know about academic interiewing.'''</span><br>Friday, March 2<br>12P.M. to 1P.M. <br>Packard 202<br><br>
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First-time CAs often encounter difficulty with various aspects of teaching, such as the administrative duties of running a class or labs, coordinating with fellow CAs and faculty, grading exams/lab reports, and delivering review sessions or lectures. They may also be less familiar with campus or departmental resources, such as CTL’s evaluations, how to use CCNet or other Stanford course services, and the lab and facilities resources of the Packard EE building. Finally, they may benefit from some formal pedagogical training, or from discussions of common problems with other CAs. Although new CAs are presently required to attend an EE department TA orientation and two pedagogical workshops per quarter, the CA Coaching program goes one step further and offers students the opportunity for one-on-one coaching. <br>
First-time CAs often encounter difficulty with various aspects of teaching, such as the administrative duties of running a class or labs, coordinating with fellow CAs and faculty, grading exams/lab reports, and delivering review sessions or lectures. They may also be less familiar with campus or departmental resources, such as CTL’s evaluations, how to use CCNet or other Stanford course services, and the lab and facilities resources of the Packard EE building. Finally, they may benefit from some formal pedagogical training, or from discussions of common problems with other CAs. Although new CAs are presently required to attend an EE department TA orientation and two pedagogical workshops per quarter, the CA Coaching program goes one step further and offers students the opportunity for one-on-one coaching. <br>
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Students who have been CAs for mezzanine graduate level classes and the EE 108A/B and EE 178A/B sequence classes are encouraged to apply. To apply or for more information, please contact&nbsp; [mailto:ta@ee.stanford.edu ta@ee.stanford.edu].
Students who have been CAs for mezzanine graduate level classes and the EE 108A/B and EE 178A/B sequence classes are encouraged to apply. To apply or for more information, please contact&nbsp; [mailto:ta@ee.stanford.edu ta@ee.stanford.edu].

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New TA Orientation

The New TA Orientation is this Friday, September 21, 2012, from 1P.M. to 4P.M. in Packard 202. Please RSVP to ta@ee.stanford.edu

TA Training & Development Workshops


Each quarter the Department of Electrical Engineering Student Services hosts a lunch workshop series for all EE Teaching Assistants. The workshop series provides an opportunity for EE Teaching Assistants to come together and discuss their experiences and concerns as TAs, while additionally exploring topics that are central to their development and training as teaching assistants.

Lunch is provided at each of our workshops. If you believe you may need accommodations during the workshop series, please contact us at ta@ee.stanford.edu so that we may plan a way to meet your needs. We hope that you will join us.

Spring Quarter Workshop Schedule

Preparing Problem Sets & Labs (Roundtable)
Wednesday, April 11
12P.M. to 1P.M.

Running a Discussion/Review Session
Wednesday, May 2
12P.M. to 1P.M.
Packard 204

Developing a Teaching Portfolio
Monday, May 14
12P.M. to 1P.M.
Packard 204

From CA to Professor- What you need to know about academic interiewing.
Friday, March 2
12P.M. to 1P.M.
Packard 202

CA Coaching

The CA Coaches support new CAs within specific courses, work with CAs to improve their teaching skills, provide a safe environment to advise CAs on teaching topics, and act as a resource for new EE CAs during their first quarter of teaching. The CA Coaching program provides structure for new less experienced CAs to receive support during their first quarter of teaching.


First-time CAs often encounter difficulty with various aspects of teaching, such as the administrative duties of running a class or labs, coordinating with fellow CAs and faculty, grading exams/lab reports, and delivering review sessions or lectures. They may also be less familiar with campus or departmental resources, such as CTL’s evaluations, how to use CCNet or other Stanford course services, and the lab and facilities resources of the Packard EE building. Finally, they may benefit from some formal pedagogical training, or from discussions of common problems with other CAs. Although new CAs are presently required to attend an EE department TA orientation and two pedagogical workshops per quarter, the CA Coaching program goes one step further and offers students the opportunity for one-on-one coaching.


Students who have been CAs for mezzanine graduate level classes and the EE 108A/B and EE 178A/B sequence classes are encouraged to apply. To apply or for more information, please contact  ta@ee.stanford.edu.


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