International Graduate Teaching Assistants
Request an Advising Appointment for Placement into ITA Support Courses AAE 451, 452, or 453
The ITA Program is currently scheduling advising appointments for international graduate teaching assistants interested in taking ITA support courses. The following courses will be offered for students with an MSU Speaking Test score of 40 or 45:
AAE 451-Oral Communication for ITAs
AAE 452-Language of the American Classroom for ITAs
Students who have an MSU Speaking Test score of 50 or higher or have already met the university oral proficiency requirement for TAs may elect to take the following seminar-style course designed to support ITAs in their first few semesters of MSU teaching:
AAE 453- Support for In-Service ITA Teaching
To enroll in ITA support courses, eligible students must first make a request through the online MSU Speaking Test System. Prospective students will then be contacted by the ITA Program coordinator with further information and instructions for setting up an advising meeting to determine which ITA support course best meets their skills and needs.