TA Training

Teaching is a skill, which you develop as a TA

Each Duke Engineering doctoral (PhD) student is required to be a teaching assistant (TA) in two courses.

Teaching is a skill that you will grow and develop during your service as a TA.

To help our TAs succeed, Duke Engineering provides training and helpful materials.

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An Important Role

A successful teaching assistant:

  • Sets a high level of professional conduct in the classroom
  • Reinforces performance expectations
  • Identifies and assists students who are struggling
  • Maintains lab safety

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