Dr. Alan Chu is recruiting two to three students to serve as teaching assistants for PSYCH 300 Research Methods in Psychology (in-person) and/or PSYCH 308 Physiological Psychology (in-person and online). This experience would be a good fit for students who are interested in teaching and/or applying for graduate school. The main responsibilities including the following:
- Preparing and organizing class activities and PSYCH 300 lab activities.
- Providing support, such as answering questions related to assignments and course concepts, to students via email and during office hours.
- Handling Canvas tasks, including uploading and downloading relevant information.
- Being involved in mini teaching tasks, including some presentations in class and grading.
Any student who has taken PSYCH 300 and/or PSYCH 308 can apply. Selected students will earn 2-3 credits and meet with Dr. Chu weekly in Spring 2020. Students who are interested in being a research assistant has the option of doing a combination of research and teaching assistantships for 3 credits. While Dr. Chu prefers that the teaching assistant assists either PSYCH 300 or 308, while students can indicate their interest in one or both courses. To apply, students should email an unofficial academic transcript and a statement (one page, double-spaced, APA format) describing teaching-related experience and interests, which course(s) they would like to assist, and expectations of the assistantship (e.g., what you want to learn and accomplish) to Dr. Chu (email@example.com). Feel free to email Dr. Chu if there are any questions.