As a requirement of Human Resources and the College of Graduate Studies, employment as a Teaching or Research Assistant is contingent upon completion of a mandatory TA/RA Training Institute.
The Spring 2015 TA/RA Institute will consist of one 1/2 day session on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 (8:00am to 12:30pm) in Renfrew Hall room (TBD) and then supported throughout the semester on Bblearn. International Assistants
are also required to register for INTR 508/01
(CRN 67396) Teaching and Learning Strategies for International Teaching Assistants
(mandatory) course for credit.
- The Teaching and Research Institute is required of all new full and part time TAs and RAs located on the Moscow campus. This institute is designed to improve the quality of your teaching and/or research assistantship experience. Off campus students not able to attend the institute will be required to complete the BbLearn course.
- International Teaching Assistants must register for INTR 508/01 (CRN 67396) Teaching and Learning Strategies for International Teaching Assistants.
- Failure to complete the BbLearn modules by the end of the term will result in non-renewal of the assistantship for the following term. Exceptional or emergency circumstances that preclude completion of the course must be petitioned directly to the College of Graduate Studies.
Spring 2015 TA/RA Institute
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
WORKSHOP REQUIREMENTS: Workshop schedule will be outlined below as it becomes available.
| 815am to 8:30am
||Welcome and Purpose
Jie Chen, Dean College of Grad Studies
|8:30 to 9:00
||Human Resoures/Getting a Paycheck
Dan Noble, Senior Financial & Employment Services, Human Resources
|9:00 to 10:00
||Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Carmen Suarez, Chief Diversity Officer and AVP Student Affairs
|10:00 to 10:15
|10:15 to 11:15
|Responsible Conduct of Research
Terra DuBois, Research Compliance Manager, Office of Research & Econ Dev
|11:15 to 11:45am
||FERPA and Protecting Confidential Information
Cheri Cole, College of Graduate Studies