Registration for the 39th Annual TA Conference is now OPEN! Click here to register. We'll see you on September 24th, 2012!
For nearly four decades, the UCLA Office of Instructional Development TA Training Program has put on a campuswide Teaching Assistant Conference in the Fall as a means to help both new and experienced teaching assistants improve their teaching skills. Conference participants receive this assistance through general sessions, a teaching panel, and hands-on workshops that examine a variety of different aspects of teaching at the undergraduate level.
learn strategies for the first day of class
overcome your fear of public speaking
ask experienced TAs and professors your questions about teaching
receive feedback on your teaching from experienced graduate students and fellow novice TAs in our microteaching workshops
hear how you can incorportate technology in your classroom
discuss how to lay the foundations for successful student writing, including giving constructive feedback and grading
learn strategies for teaching and grading problem-solving in math and the sciences
find out about leading dynamic discussions
Keep in mind...
Even if you are not going to be a TA this coming year, as a UCLA graduate student you are welcome to attend the conference in preparation for future teaching assignments.
You can register for any portion of the conference. Come for one workshop or come for the entire day - you decide!
All participants must check in on September 24th at Dickson Court South to receive conference packages. Check-in is open all day.
For a copy of the 2011 TA Conference brochure, click here. (2012 Brochure Coming Soon!)
The TA Conference is sponsored by the Office of Instructional Development
TA Training Program. The TA Training Program offers quarter-long training seminars designed to help Teaching Assistants Consultants improve their training seminars for first-time TAs.
Time and Location
The 2012 TA Conference is scheduled for Monday, September 24th, 2012. It will begin at 8:00am at Dickson Court South (Schoenberg Quad), north of Schoenberg Hall and west of Murphy Hall. See the 2011 schedule on our Schedule page for more information. (2012 Schedule Coming Soon!)
Please click here to view the campus map.
Please click here for a list of workshops and detailed descriptions of their content.
TA Training Program
Office of Instructional Development
190 Powell Library
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Office: (310) 206-2622
Fax: (310) 206-1455
Campus Mail Code: 156004