Teaching Assistant Boot Camp

Teaching Assistant Boot Camp – This online course will get you started on the path to becoming an excellent Teaching Assistant. 

  • Approximately 8 hours, online, self-paced, free course.
  • Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading.
  • TA Candidates are encouraged to participate in the course in order to begin work as a TA.
  • Satisfactory course completion requires submission of all the course assignments via Canvas (5 discussions and 3 assignments).
  • Register a minimum of three days before your tenure as a TA begins.
  • *You may be required by your department to complete this training. Check with your department to verify.


  • Teaching Well
  • FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Policies)
  • University policies
  • Discrimination and sexual harassment
  • Dealing with challenging classroom issues
  • Diversity in the classroom
  • University resources
  • First day tips
  • Best practices
  • Tips from Experienced TAs

Register by emailing robin.bartoletti@unthsc.edu with your n ame, EUID and the course in which you will be a TA.


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