Taking Stock: Surveying the Relationship of the Writing Center and TA Training

Ianetta, Melissa; McCamley, Michael; Quick, Catherine
September 2007
WPA: Writing Program Administration - Journal of the Council of ;Fall/Winter2007, Vol. 31 Issue 1/2, p104
Academic Journal
In this article, the authors explore the relationship of writing centers and teaching assistant (TA) training. The authors survey Writing Program Administration (WPA) in writing programs and writing centers in order to describe the extant roles of writing centers in TA development programs. They also determine whether prior claims based in individual perceptions would be supported by the experiences of other WPAs. They also want to examine what negative elements might be attributed to writing center involvement in TA preparation.


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