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Faculty and TA/TF Support

The Connors Family Learning Center provides instructional support to all instructors in the BC community, including faculty and teaching assistants and teaching fellows.

For teaching assistants and teaching fellows

  • University-wide, one and one-half day "Fall Teaching Orientation"
  • Ongoing seminars on college teaching, higher learning, and academic life
  • Assistance in developing teaching portfolios
  • Class visits and teaching consultations, upon request

For all Boston College faculty

  • Information and materials on college teaching and learning
  • Class visits and teaching consultations, upon request
  • Ongoing seminars on teaching and university life

How the Connors Center Can Assist You
Examples of teaching support provided by The Connors Family Learning Center.

Frequently Asked Questions About Teaching At BC

A Connors Family Learning Center publication to assist new teachers and instructors in getting started at Boston College.

Student Writing Assigments
List of sites helpful for creating and responding to student writing assigments.

Practical Tips for Effective Discussions
Concrete steps and tactics that can make any discussion better.

10 Strategies for Facilitating Discussions
Strategies for facilitating discussion based on the observations of a Teaching Assistant, Teaching Fellow, and Assistant Professor at Boston College.

Ph. inishe D.A discussion and support group for people who cannot seem to finish their dissertation or thesis.