Working Effectively Together: TA-Instructor Working Relationships – Saving Everyone’s Time! (For TAs)

Event Date & Time

  • August 27, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be working closely in different roles with an experienced instructor to teach. When this relationship goes well, it can be rewarding, educational, and fun. When it does not, it can be frustrating and overwhelming. In this session we will explore the various needs and expectations (including the TA contract) that structure the TA-Instructor relationship, develop effective communication strategies, including feedback and building professional interpersonal skills, all with the aim of helping you to build a harmonious and rewarding professional relationship with the instructors you work with.


  • Judy Chan, PhD – Faculty Associate/Faculty Liaison, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, CTLT
  • Shaya Golparian, PhD – Educational Developer: TA Development Programs



Venue Website:

1961 E Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Please note this room is located through the CTLT offices of the 2nd floor in IKBLC.