An analysis of the function and training strategies of teaching assistants at technological and vocational colleges in Taiwan

Chin Wen Liao, Li Chu Tien, Sho Yen Lin

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Abstract

The study is to investigate the role, the duties and efficacy of teaching assistants based on instructors' opinions from eighteen technological and vocational colleges in central Taiwan and further made suggestions for training strategies to improve efficacy. This research adopts Interview and questionnaires, 450 questionnaires distributed and 307 returned. The result shows that teachers think TAs should focus on experimental operation. Moreover, there is no difference between teachers' viewpoints from public and private schools. As for evaluation criteria, TAs should understand related regulations. In terms of training strategy, those with excellent professional grades are prioritized to be teaching assistants.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Computer Science, Environment, Ecoinformatics, and Education - International Conference, CSEE 2011, Proceedings
Pages320-328
Number of pages9
EditionPART 5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Sep 8
EventInternational Conference on Advances in Computer Science, Environment, Ecoinformatics, and Education, CSEE 2011 - Wuhan, China
Duration: 2011 Aug 212011 Aug 22

Publication series

NameCommunications in Computer and Information Science
NumberPART 5
Volume218 CCIS
ISSN (Print)1865-0929

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Advances in Computer Science, Environment, Ecoinformatics, and Education, CSEE 2011
CountryChina
CityWuhan
Period11-08-2111-08-22

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Mathematics(all)

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