All those selected for Asian American Studies Department Teaching Assistantships are strongly recommended to attend the Annual Campuswide Teaching Assistant (TA) Conference. This Conference offers interactive training workshops. Registration for Annual TA Conference will be available in the summer. More information about the Conference may be found at the following site: https://oid.ucla.edu/tatp/ta-training-services.
Teaching Assistants are required to register and enroll in a minimum of 12 units during appointment term(s), including the Asian American Studies Teaching Apprentice Practicum 375 (ASIA AM 375) corresponding with matched section(s) and instructor(s). ASIA AM 375 may be used toward the required 12 unit minimum.
First-time Teaching Assistants matched with the Writing II designated courses (ASIA AM 10W, 20W, 30W, 40W, and 50W) are required to take English Composition (ENGCOMP) 495E: Teaching Preparation Seminar: Writing in the Disciplines (2 units, S/U grading), a writing pedagogy instruction course, in either the quarter prior to the first term of teaching (highly recommended) or concurrently with their teaching assistantship quarter with Writing II designated course(s). In a subsequent quarter, TAs teaching Writing II designated course(s) are also required to take the mentoring course, ENGCOMP 495F: Supervised Teaching of Writing in the Disciplines (2 units, S/U grading). For more information, please contact the UCLA Writing Programs office: http://wp.ucla.edu/wp/about/contact/.