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Graduate Assistant (formerly Ad Hoc TA) - 2 openings

Posted date: 12 Jul 2017

Type: Non-Work Study Only
Location: TBD
Description: Course: ID 125 - Tales from the Farside, Course time: Lecture Tuesday & Thursday 9-10:00 am; Discussion Tuesday 6-6:50 pm and 7:20 - 8:10 pm; Wednesday 6-6:50 pm. The CA will work with the professor on creating, leading and grading hands-on exercises, discussions, and in-class projects. In this position the CA will: attend class twice a week, meet with the professor once a week to plan for weekly discussion sections, keep track of attendance, maintain the Moodle site, facilitate a weekly discussion section, assist with mid-term and final exam grading; administer group work research project; hold weekly office hours and other small tasks as needed.
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Requirements:
This class is the main gateway to the ID major, and as such requires students to engage with the course topics in a hands-on, intensive way. The CA will have theoretical background knowledge about international development, teaching experience to engage students in discussion and facilitate learning and some practical experience in the development or non-profit sector.
Contact: Anita Fabos
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Course Assistant (formerly Ad Hoc TA) - 1 opening

Posted date: 12 Jul 2017

Type: Non-Work Study Only
Location: TBD
Description: Course: IDCE388/ID296 - Advanced vector GIS; Course Time: Monday and Thursday 1:25-2:40 pm. Discussion section time: Friday 9-10:15 am. Expections: Attend classes each week; conduct lab sessions (Friday 9-10:15 am); complete class demos, homework assisgnments, and class readings prior to each class; help students during hands-on demos in class; hold office hours each week; be flexible and sometimes meet with students outside your office hours, if they have another class during your office hours; grade homework assignments; post comments and grades to Moodle within one week after due date; help instructor with grading final projects at the end of the semester; take attendance each class and lab (present; absent; late; excused); upload course materials to Moodle and data sets to class share; respond to e-mail from professor and students within 24 hours.
Qualifications/
Requirements:
Ideal applicants should meet the following criteria: Have taken this class at Clark University and received an A or A-; Enjoy trouble-shooting problems with GIS software; Have excellent oral presentation and writing skills, have excellent time management and organizational skills; able to respond to e-mails in a timely manner.
Contact: Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger
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Sociology

Course Assistant (formerly Ad Hoc TA) - 1 opening

Posted date: 17 Jul 2017

Type: Non-Work Study Only
Location: Jefferson Academic Center
Description: Course: Introduction to Sociology (SOC 010, sections 1&2) The course assistant will grade the class assignments (quizzes, short papers, exams). Course assistant must attend class sessions weekly, and read class materials to be able to grade efficiently. Also, the course assistant should take notes of class lectures and discussions since the Introduction to Sociology sections will have many first year, first semester students. Course time: Monday & Thursday 1:25-2:40 pm and Monday & Thursday 2:50-4:05 pm.
Qualifications/
Requirements:
Background in Sociology is a plus, but not necessary. Knowledge of the social sciences and willing to attend class sessions and read course material is indispensable.
Contact: Firuzeh Shokooh Valle
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