a graduate student in a college or university who is the recipient of a teaching fellowship. Abbreviation: TA
- Also called teaching fellow.
- teaching assistantship, noun
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How to use teaching assistant in a sentence
Nor does it acknowledge how the power of student teaching evaluations over instructors’ job prospects can make teaching assistants hesitant to report sexually inappropriate behavior.
In this situation, the teaching assistant has power over the students but not vice versa.
Yet teaching assistants rarely labeled behavior by students “sexual harassment,” no matter how galling it was.
Yet we found that these teaching assistants remain largely silent.
British Dictionary definitions for teaching assistant
another name for classroom assistant
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