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

International Teaching Assistants

Fall 2014 International Teaching Assistants

New International TAs who will have primary instruction responsibilities for a class or lab are required to attend the Teaching and Research Institute on Thursday, Aug. 21 and Friday, Aug. 22 and the International Assistant training session on Wednseday, August 20th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Renfrew 111

Please note all new International TAs will be required to register for a one-credit, pass/fail course called INTR 508: Teaching and Learning Strategies for International Teaching Assistants (crn 36559).
The course will be delivered through BbLearn and have three, evening sessions. See Class Schedules for details.

TA/RA Institute-International
Agenda for Wednesday, August 20, 2014

8:10am to 8:30am Welcome and Purpose of CoGS  
     Dr. Jie Chen,  Dean, College of Graduate Studies

8:30am to 8:45am INTR 508: Strategies for International Teaching Assistants
     Dr. Jerry McMurtry,  Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies

8:45am to 9:15am Effective Communication Strategies with American Students In and Out of the Classroom
     Katie Schiffelbein, International Programs Office

9:15am to 10:00am Tips for Being an Exemplary Teaching Assistant
    Dr.  Amin Ahmadzadeh, Animal and Veterinary Science

10:00am to 10:15am Break

10:15am to 10:45am Culture in the Classroom
   Dr. Jerry McMurtry, Associate Dean

10:45am to 11:45am Tips for Teaching and Communicating with American Students
     Graduate Student Panel

11:45pm to 12:15 pm Workshop Evaluation

Questions? Please contact
Sue Branting