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On What percentage of your classes are taught by graduate teaching assistants?

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LogicMan 1 year, 1 month ago

Knowing what they are studying, and their year in that would be helpful.

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mom_of_three 1 year, 1 month ago

Exactly. because some discussions are taught by gta's, while the classes are taught by professors.

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Thomas Bryce 1 year, 1 month ago

How about Lecturers? They are a separate group.

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rockchalker52 1 year, 1 month ago

Do you know what they call a world history professor teaching about the elephants crossing the Alps ?

A Hannibal Lecturer.

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techmanmacho 1 year, 1 month ago

"Do you know what they call a world history professor teaching about the elephants crossing the Alps ?

A Hannibal Lecturer."

Booooooooooooooo. Was that really necessary? lol....

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verity 1 year, 1 month ago

The assumption seems to be that GTAs are not good teachers. This of course is only an anecdote of one situation, but one of the very best college teachers I ever had was a GTA.

I am NOT advocationg turning all teaching over to GTAs, just pointing out that they are not by definition inferior.

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bevy 1 year, 1 month ago

Been out of college for more than a decade, but I can say with certainty - NONE. Because I went to Washburn, where classes, discussions, labs, etc. were all taught by professors.

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Liberty275 1 year ago

I taught as a GTA but did all my undergrad work at a four year school with no grad students.

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