Index

Welcome from the Director
Welcome from NBCGSS President
Welcome from the VP Research and Graduate Programs
Part I: Roles, Rights and Responsibilities 
Introduction: The Roles, Rights and Responsibilities of being a TA
Graduate and TA Workload Agreement
Teaching Assistant Checklist
Part II: The Teaching Environment
Creating a Positive Teaching Environment
What is a “Learning Style”?
Implementing Universal Design of Instruction into Your Classroom
Classroom and Laboratory Safety
Part III: Tools for Teaching
Teaching Plans
Teaching Your First Class, Seminar or Lab
Running an Effective Laboratory Session
Conducting Office Hours
Quick Tips
Teaching Tips for International TAs
Your Last Class
Part IV: Instructional Strategies
Active Learning
Creating Dialogue in the Classroom
Effective Communication
Tips for Marking and Grading
Part V: Evaluating Your Teaching
Evaluating Your Teaching
Teaching Dossiers
Part VI: Critical Incidents in Teaching
Handling Student Grievances and Classroom Conflict
Students in Distress: A Guide for Faculty and Staff
Guidelines for Academic Dishonesty
Privacy and Teaching: Best Practices & Tips
Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy
Part VII: TA Resources
Resources for Teaching Assistants
CTLT Teaching Assistant Certificate Program
UNBC Wellness Centre
UNBC Contacts & Services
Bibliography of Teaching Awards
Geoffrey R. Weller Library
Academic Success Centre
Access Resource Centre