Exceptional or emergency circumstances that do not allow you to attend the TA Institute must be petitioned to the College of Graduate Studies.


Graduate Studies

College of Graduate Studies
Office: Morrill Hall Room 104
Mailing: 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3017
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3017
Phone: (208) 885-6243
Fax: (208) 885-6198

Teaching and Research Assistant Institute | Required For All Assistants

The Teaching and Research Assistant Institute provides professional development opportunities for all graduate assistants and is required for all new assistants (on the Moscow Campus only). Topics include UI academic policies and procedures, available resources, teaching methods and the responsibilities of conducting responsible research, which are highly beneficial to new and experienced TAs and RA's alike.

The spring 2014 TA/RA Institute will be Tuesday, January 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in TLC 031 and then continue through the semester via Blackboard. All new international TA’s are also required to register for INTR 508-01 and MUST attend the January 14th workshop.  We encourage all TA’s to read the Teaching Assistant Handbook (see link below)  as it contains important information on teaching policies and tips as well as an abundance of campus resources available.
Required Of All NEW Part-Time & Full-Time TA's and RA's Located On The Moscow Campus
Handbook for Teaching Assistants
This handbook is designed to provide basic guidance for TAs.
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Teaching and Research Assistant Institute
The Teaching and Research Institute is required of all new full and part time TAs and RAs located on the Moscow campus. The Teaching and Research Assistant Institute is designed to improve the quality of your assistantship experience. The mandatory TA/RA Training Institute will consist one in-person session on Tuesday, January 14th from 8:00am/12:30pm in room TLC 031 and then supported through the semester, online through Bblearn.
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International Teaching Assistants
International TAs who will have primary instructional responsibilities for a class or lab are required to take a one-credit, pass/fail course, INTR 508: Strategies for International Teaching Assistants, during their first semester of teaching.
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