Resources for Graduate Students
Teaching Resources for TAs
Our teaching resources for TAs are now catalogued on an external Social Bookmarking site called delicious. These resource links have been selected and curated by experienced TAs in each discipline and by our TATP instructors. Each resource has a short description of its contents and is "tagged" with keywords. Please start exporing these resources by clicking on any of the tags below and then select any of the resources or other tags that interest you. Alternatively, you can start by viewing our tag cloud, or using the search function in the top right corner of our site on delicious. There are over 600 excellent teaching resources for you to discover!
For more information on Social Bookmarking and tagging, please see the 7 things you should know about... guide from Educause.
Discipline-specific TA Resources
Electrical & Computer Engineering
General Teaching Assistant Resources
Teaching Resources at Western
Please see the Teaching Tips section of the 360 Graduate Student Professional Development website for our general teaching resources and information on learning styles.
Important Information about teaching at Western:
- Academic Integrity & Plagiarism
- Electronic Posting of Student Personal Information
- Multi-faith Calendar
- Scholastic Discipline for Graduate and Undergraduate Students
- Sessional Dates
- Student Code of Conduct
- TA Handbook
- TSC Library
- Teaching Professor
- Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement
There are also many other resources for graduate students at the 360 website, including Strategies for Academic Success, Writing and Publication, Getting Mentored, Career Resources, and Campus Community.
- 360 Professional Development
- The goal of graduate education is to transform students into scholars
and professionals in their disciplines. The programs of the 360 degree
graduate student professional development initiative provide critical
communication, writing, and professional skills that enable new scholars
to disseminate their research, to teach effectively, and collaborate
successfully, and provide career preparation that facilitates their
successful transition to careers in academia, government, industry and