Teaching Assistant Handbook
Compiled by Prof. Gary E. Ford, September 1999
Revised by Prof. Richard R. Spencer, July, 2000
TA Contact Information
Dept of ECE Office: 2064 Kemper Hall
Phone: (530) 752-2455
Fax: (530) 752-8428
Responsible for instructional programs
Chair for Undergraduate Studies
Appointment, assignment, and supervision of TAs
Management Services Officer (MSO)
Management of student services, business office and technology support.
Student Affairs Officer
Responsible for oversight of the undergraduate program, student advising, teaching assistantship and reader assignments.
Graduate Program Coordinator
Assists MS and PhD graduate students with advising issues; resource for questions on program requirements; fellowship/scholarship information; graduate program recruitment; admissions; maintains graduate student records; assists with graduate committees and student groups.
Student Services Assistant
Handles miscellaneous administrative tasks such as issuance of copy cards, keys and conference room reservations, mail, federal express, shipping, lower-division undergraduate student advising, mail, mailboxes, instructional copying, textbook orders, and event planning.
As a TA, your immediate supervisor is the instructor responsible for the course to which you have been assigned. Should you encounter any problems in your assignments as a TA, you should first contact this instructor. If you are unable to resolve the problem in this way, you should contact the Vice Chair, preferably by email.