Communicating in the Classroom: Tips for TAs


Strengthening interpersonal communication is an effective way to increase student comprehension and improve classroom management. This session will provide an introduction to public speaking and teaching techniques that will enhance classroom communication.

Learning Goals:

After successfully completing this workshop you will be able to:

  • describe basic theories of communication strategies.
  • apply and evaluate "talking tips" in a classroom setting.

What to Bring:




In the Library:

"A pocket guide to public speaking (2010) by D. O'Hair, H. Rubenstein, & R.A. Stewart"

Online Resources:


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