Are you a Head or Lead TA, i.e., someone organizing the efforts of multiple TAs in a medium to large course on campus? Whether you are doing so informally or formally, we are here to help! Here is a brief toolkit of Head TA ideas for large course organization and communication to help you get started. We are happy to meet with individuals or small groups of Head TAs to help you plan your approach on any of the following topics, or other questions.
Best practices—being proactive, efficient, & effective
Organizing elements of the course
Leading groups of TAs
Managing TA meetings
Effective grading in large courses
Professional Development: How to manage up and down
Eliciting, interpreting, and utilizing mid-quarter survey feedback from students
Additional resources, including an annotated academic calendar with specifics for Head TAs
Please contact CTLO Interim Director, Susanne Hall, to arrange a time.