The TA Development Program (TADP) offers campus-wide training, resources, and consultation services for UCSB’s Teaching Assistants (TAs). We have workshops and certificate programs for new, mid-career, and experienced TAs that develop graduate students’ teaching competencies and prepare them for future careers as faculty.
We run Pillars of TAship workshops every quarter as well as specialty workshops, which change every quarter and are designed with the mid-career TA in mind. Below are descriptions of specialty workshops that are offered frequently.
- Crafting your Teaching Philosophy Statement
- Preparing your CCUT Portfolio
- Analyzing and Interpreting your ESCI Scores
- Cool Tools for Communication and Collaboration
- Boosting In-class Participation
We also frequently partner with the Graduate Division, GauchoSpace, and CITRAL to provide comprehensive support. For technical training in GauchoSpace, GradeScope, i>Clicker, Nectir and other campus-supported technologies, please see the educational technology help pages or email the help desk.
Please register to attend workshops in advance to guarantee your spot.
This Quarter's TA Workshops TA Certificate Programs TA Orientation