Teaching Assistant Development

UF’s Teaching Assistants Handbook

UF’s Teaching Assistants Handbook describes expectations of and resources available to UF’s TAs. Download the Teaching at the University of Florida: A Handbook for Teaching Assistants for 2014-2015.

  1. Part One: The TA’s Role on Campus
  2. Part Two: The TA as Teacher
  3. Part Three: Teaching and Learning Resources

UF Handbook for Testing and Grading

This handbook focuses on how to construct and assess machine-scored multiple choice items, short answer items and essay questions. Also included are chapters on procedures for successfully administering tests, analyzing test questions, and assigning grades.

Download the UF Handbook for Testing and Grading.

Teaching More Effectively Workshop Series

Sponsored by the Graduate School & the Teaching Center

Free workshops for teaching assistants and other graduate students who want to improve their instructional skills are conducted each semester. There are two strands of workshops: “Improving Your Teaching” and “Using Technology to Enhance Learning.” Certificates of participation are given for attending each workshop strand (one for pedagogy and another for teaching with technology).

Click here to read the workshop descriptions and register online.

Orientation for Graduate Teaching Assistants

Orientation for Graduate Teaching Assistants is required of all new TAs. Click here to view the orientation program.

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 8:15am-4:00pm
    Carleton Auditorium

(Registration is encouraged but not required for orientation.)