Preparation - Syllabus Create/Request Rubrics Grading Scale Late Assignment Clause – Final date for accepting any work Missed Exams Helpful Guide for Effective Syllabi
Preparation - Coordination Coordination with other TAs – Consistent with grading and returning assignments Coordination with your TAs/instructor – On same page with deadlines, feedback, etc.
Responsibilities - Grading Following Rubrics Providing feedback – Fairness/Partial Credit Consistency Inputting/Submitting Grades – How To Guide How To Guide
Responsibilities - Proctoring General duties – Handing out/collecting exam materials, checking for inappropriate materials, checking IDs, etc. Dealing with cheating – Cell phones, hats, notes, wandering eyes, etc. Being professional – Dress and attitude
Time Management Return grades in a timely manner Remember why you are here – Time is precious! Maintain dialogue with your instructor/students When to set office hours – How to use that time
Teaching Policies @ FSU Related to Grading/Feedback Family Educational and Privacy Rights Act (FERPA) – Confidentiality of Student Records Handle records with care – shred when discarding Email is not protected! Americans with Disabilities Act – Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC) Alternative testing and extended test time – https://disabilitycenter.fsu.edu/services.html https://disabilitycenter.fsu.edu/services.html
Teaching Policies @ FSU Related to Grading/Feedback Final Exam Policy – Exam must be taken during scheduled time Permitted Excuses – Documented medical illnesses and religious holy days Evaluation of Teaching – Request Student Perception of Courses and Instructors (SPCI) formsStudent Perception of Courses and Instructors (SPCI) Instructions for Requesting
Closing Remarks Always wear your gym shoes Remember to stretch! Retention of final grades and exams Be objective, efficient, and professional Enjoy this learning opportunity!