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Research and Teaching: Teaching Assistant and Faculty Perceptions of Ongoing, Personalized TA Professional Development: Initial Lessons and Plans for the Future

by: Judith S. Ridgway, Isaac Y. Ligocki, Jonathan D. Horn, Erica Szeyller, and Caroline A. Breitenberger

The authors investigated stakeholders’ perceptions of a novel GTA PD program implemented in The Ohio State University (OSU) Center for Life Sciences Education (CLSE), which coordinates biology courses at an R1 institution. GTAs involved in the program reported an increased sense of preparedness to teach, felt well-supported in their teaching, and critically reflected on their own teaching. This article describes program improvements based on feedback from this study.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 5/1/2017Stock # jcst17_046_05_73Volume 046Issue 05

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