April 2011

Reviewing the Literature: Research on Teaching in Higher Education
As you may or may not know there are a number of journals (peer-reviewed and editorially curated) that publish research on teaching in higher education. These journals publish articles and...


TAP Workshops in April
Creative Teaching in the Humanities
Date: Thursday, April 14
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Room 410, Rutgers Student Center, CAC

Expanding the Learning Environment
Date: Wednesday, April 20
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Room 410, Rutgers Student Center, CAC

Teaching a Summer Course
Date: Thursday, April 21
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Room 410, Rutgers Student Center, CAC

Creative Teaching in the STEM Disciplines
Date: Tuesday, April 26
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Locations: Room 410, Rutgers Student Center, CAC


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End of Semester Time Management
The end of the semester puts pressure on TAs in many ways. In addition to your own research, your students feel pressure as finals approach, and thus they may demand more of your time and energy. However, the end of semester crunch can be...


Other workshops
Career Services
Computer Literacy Training

The Master Faculty Observation Program
TAP has assembled a select group of outstanding faculty members who have volunteered to provide graduate students with the opportunity to observe their classes. The names, teaching schedules, and contact information of these veteran teachers are listed on our website. Earn a certificate by visiting three or more classes.

RefWorks is a free web-based citation manager and research management tool available to the Rutgers community. RefWorks 2.0, the newest version, has a re-vamped user interface, and streamlined bibliography-management tools. RefWorks is easy to learn and use.