“TAing your first class as a graduate student can feel nerve-racking and overwhelming. It’s hard to know what to expect. The Teaching Assistant's Guide is a terrific step by step guidebook to help set you up for success. I wish I had this resource when I was starting out!”

—Shannon Odell, Neuroscientist and Science Communicator

No one is born knowing how to teach...

If you are preparing to teach your first college class, you probably have questions and concerns. What if students don't respect me? What if I make a mistake? How do I prepare to teach a topic I'm not very familiar with? Every new TA asks themselves these questions–you aren't alone! The Teaching Assistant's Guide answers these questions and more:

Read Chapter 2: Your First Class