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

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LogicMan 2 years ago

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

mom_of_three 2 years ago

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

Thomas Bryce 2 years ago

How about Lecturers? They are a separate group.

rockchalker52 2 years ago

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

A Hannibal Lecturer.

Dan Matthews 2 years 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....

verity 2 years 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.

bevy 2 years 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.

Liberty275 2 years 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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