Apr 08

Applying Milgram’s Findings to Teaching and Learning

Milgram’s classical experiment into obedience led to some surprising revelations, putting the ethical and bias issues to one side.  Milgram developed the Agency Theory (1974) which indicates that people will obey and take responsibility for their own actions (agentic state).  For example, those students … Continue reading

Nov 26

Teaching Assistant – How Do You Compare: Roles, Duties and Responsibilities

A Review of The ATL Teaching Assistant Findings Job Title Most support staff (40%) are still employed under the label of Teaching Assistant or Learning Support Assistant with the array of other labels been used in relatively low frequency (20%).  The … Continue reading

Nov 26

So You Want To Be A Teaching Assistants

A Review of The ATL Teaching Assistant Findings Job Title Most support staff (40%) are employed under the label of Teaching Assistant (TA) or Learning Support Assistant (LSA) with the array of other labels been used in a relatively low … Continue reading