Topic: teaching assistants

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Rethinking TA sections

March 16, 2018 0 comments

As is natural for a second-semester senior, I have begun to reflect on my academic endeavors and evaluate which experiences I’ve found valuable at Brown — and which ones I’ve found not so valuable. Out of all of my experiences, I’ve found mandatory TA-led discussion sections the most in need of improvement.

Growing CS department struggles to pay all TAs

News, University News

Growing CS department struggles to pay all TAs

January 24, 2018 0 comments

As computer science becomes increasingly popular, paying all of its undergraduate teaching assistants has become a challenge for the department.

Letter: Undergrad teaching program needs reform

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Undergrad teaching program needs reform

December 1, 2017 0 comments

An article regarding the pay system for neuroscience TAs made an impression on many within and outside of NEUR 0010.

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Neuroscience TAs face unclear expectations with hourly based pay

November 27, 2017 0 comments

Undergraduate TAs in the neuroscience department are not allowed to work more than 84 hours during the semester, which averages to six hours per week.