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

Spring 2015 TA/RA Institute Schedule

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 1:00pm) in Renfrew Hall Room 125 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.
  • Questions? Please contact Sue Branting at 208-885-2647208-885-2647 or sueb@uidaho.edu.

Spring 2015 TA/RA Institute

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Renfrew Hall Room 125

WORKSHOP REQUIREMENTS: Preregistration for this event is not required.

8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Welcome and Purpose
    Jie Chen, Dean College of Graduate Studies
8:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Human Resoures/Getting a Paycheck
    Dan Noble, Senior Financial & Employment Services, Human Resources
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Carmen Suarez, Chief Diversity Officer and AVP  Student Affairs
10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Responsible Conduct of Research
Terra DuBois, Research Compliance Manager, Office of Research & Economic Development
11:15 AM to 11:45 AM
    Cheri Cole, College of Graduate Studies
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Question, Persuade, Refer
    Sharon Fritz, Coordinator of Consultation, Outreach and Substance Use Services