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.
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