|Title||Professional Development for International Teaching Assistants and International Graduate Students|
|Other||UBC Continuing Studies|
The Professional Development for International Teaching Assistants and International Graduate Students Program is offered each term, with a total of eight sections with 10-15 graduate students per section. The program is specifically designed for international graduate students to:
Of the 5600 international students enrolled at UBC in 2006-2007, 1944 are international graduate students. New to Canada and UBC, they instantly step into the roles of student, colleague, teaching assistant, researcher and sojourner. Their ability to adjust to the Canadian social and academic world, and to develop effective teaching and communication skills, has a profound impact on hundreds of UBC students and researchers.
The project is developed with close input and consultation Gary Poole at the Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth (TAG), and complements the TAG Instructional Skills Workshops and the SHINE initiative.
|Year 1: Project Year||Year 1|
|Year 1: Funding Year||2007/2008|
|Year 1: Project Type||Small TLEF|
|Year 1: Principal Investigator||Mackie Chase|
|Year 1: Funded Amount||63,000|
|Year 1: Team Members|
Mackie Chase, Centre for Intercultural Communication, UBC Continuing Studies