Experienced graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) can be valuable resources capable of assisting basic course directors with training novice GTAs. Peer mentoring is suggested as one means for training GTAs in departments with two year M.A. programs; but is also useful in departments offering the doctoral degree. Peer mentoring is highlighted as the first of three GTA training stages. A specific program is described based on a the experiences of a department offering the Master of Arts as the terminal degree.



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.