Schreyer Institute to offer TA 101 workshop for new teaching assistants Jan. 9

January 04, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence will present a free workshop titled “TA 101: Survive and Thrive as a Teaching Assistant” from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 9, in 7A Sparks Building at University Park.

This workshop, facilitated by Wideline Seraphin and Moji Shahvali, is designed for new teaching assistants and will cover such common challenges as:

  • maintaining a balance of authority and approachability;
  • handling grade complaints;
  • communicating in the classroom; and
  • acting as a representative of the course instructor.

This workshop satisfies a requirement for the Instructional Foundations Series for new instructors.

To register for the workshop, visit

Last Updated February 27, 2018