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Students who serve as teaching assistants play a critical role in students' university experience. This reality is hightened in enry-level courses targeted to first year students. It is important that these teaching assistants play an active role in these transitionary students' university career to increase students' self-sufficiency. The mentorship model is a framework in which teaching assistants for a course targeted to first-year students create community by meeting with students, tracking their progress, and introducing them to nuances about higher education that they might have otherwise been unfamiliar with. The outcomes addressed in this research comes from a diverse student population in an MSI, AANAPISI, HSI institution.
mentorship; teaching assistants; inclusion; first-year students
Education | Higher Education | Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Zuniga, Gabriela, "Virtual Learning: The Mentorship Model" (2023). UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo. 192.
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