Outline of the TA System
The Teaching Assistant System, by providing opportunities for excellent graduate students to conduct education assistant work under educational consideration, aims to realize refined guidance for undergraduate and graduate school education, have them deepen their learning, and offer teaching training for their future careers as educators or researchers.
TA duties shall be assisting work concerning lectures, practical training and experimentation.
TA duties shall include the following:
(1) Assistance in exercise classes, (2) assistance in making plans for exercise classes, (3) assistance in making class handouts, (4) printing class handouts, (5) assistance in making short quizzes and exercise tasks, (6) assistance in rating of short quizzes, and (7) exam proctoring, etc.
3 Period of Entrustment and Time of Engagement in Duties
The period of entrustment for TAs shall be six months or less, and the initial time of engagement, in principle, shall be the first day of the first and second semesters.
Faculty members responsible for computer fundamental courses desiring to employ TAs shall select students whom they judge as qualifying as TAs, prepare "STUDENT ASSISTANT/TEACHING ASSISTANT INSTRUCTION PLAN" and submit it to the Director General of the Department for Student Affairs. Students to be engaged in TA work shall submit the "STUDENT ASSISTANT/TEACHING ASSISTANT CONFIRMATION FORM" to the Department for Student Affairs.
Both the "STUDENT ASSISTANT/TEACHING ASSISTANT INSTRUCTION PLAN" submitted by faculty and "STUDENT ASSISTANT/TEACHING ASSISTANT CONFIRMATION FORM" submitted by corresponding TAs shall be deliberated on by the Academic Affairs Committee. Then, these forms shall be sent to the University President for authorization. As evidence of authorization, the "Letter of Entrustment" shall be delivered to each TA.
5 Submission of the "TEACHING ASSISTANT IMPLEMENTATION REPORT FORM"
TAs, following the completion of duties each month, shall promptly complete the "Implementation Report Form," have it confirmed by corresponding faculty members, and submit it to the Department for Student Affairs by the fifth day of the following month.
TAs shall receive salaries, which will be paid to their designated bank accounts. TAs are requested to report their bank account numbers to the Student Affairs Division in advance.
7 Handling of clerical matters
Clerical matters concerning TAs shall be handled by the Academic Affairs Section of the Student Affairs Division.
8 Rules regarding the TA System
The "Outline on the Implementation of the University of Aizu Teaching Assistant System (*internal access only)" provides for rules regarding the TA System.