College of Arts and Sciences

Teaching Assistant Handbook

The purpose of this handbook is to provide graduate teaching assistants (TAs), with general guidelines about preparing for and beginning to teach classes in the Department of Sociology at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne. This handbook is intended to provide orientation for the new TA and a reference for ongoing TAs.

The following graduate teaching assistant job description is intended to outline the responsibilities expected of TAs in the Sociology Department, as well as to clarify the working relationship between TAs and their supervising instructors.