Borzak, L. (1981) Field Study: A sourcebook for experiential learning

Gorsuch, G. (2012) Working Theories for Teaching Assistant Development

Lewis, K.G. (1993) The TA Experience: Preparing for multiple roles

Marincovich, M. Prostko, J., and Stout, F. (1998) The Professional Development of Graduate Teaching Assistants

Mazur, E. (1996) Peer Instruction: A User's Manual.

Prieto, L.R. and Meyers, S.A. (2001) The Teaching Assistant Training Handbook

Vygotsky, L.S. (1978) Mind in Society: The development of higher psychological processes.



Lachman, N. Christensen, K.N., and Pawlina, W. (2013) Anatomy Teaching Assistants: Facilitating teaching skills for medical students through apprenticeship and mentoring. Medical Teacher, 35(1): e919-25. 

Rieber, L.J. (2004) Using Professional Teaching Assistants to Support Large Group Business Communication ClassesJournal of Education for Business, 79(3): 176-78.

Sargent, L.D., Allen, B.C., Frahm, J.A. and Morris, G. (2009) Enhancing the Experience of Student Teams in Large Classes: Training Teaching Assistants to be coachesJournal of Management Education, 33(5): 526-52.


Resources from Centers for Teaching and Learning:

Head TF Resources - Derek Bok Center for Teaching & Learning, Harvard College

Mentoring Graduate TAs; Resources for Graduate TAs – Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning, Brown University

Working with TAs – Center for Teaching Excellence, Cornell University 

How Do I Work Effectively with TAs? – Narratives Supporting Excellent Teaching, University of Washington

Supervisors of Teaching AssistantsTeaching Assistant ResourcesInternational Teaching Assistants Resources – Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University

Mentoring Resources - Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning, Stanford University 

Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) Training Resources - Center for Research on Teaching & Learning, University of Michigan