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Former CA Testimonials
"I enjoyed getting to know the first year students and watching them become...at home at BW"
"I've definitely gained leadership skills..."
"I became more confident..."
"I learned a lot about myself and higher education"
"....can't wait to do it again"
"...best thing I've ever done"
The College 101 Course Assistant (CA)
What is a Course Assistant?
The College 101 course assistant (CA) position is an unique opportunity available to upper-class students at Baldwin Wallace University. The CA is a peer facilitator who assists a professor in teaching the College 101 course. This is a paid position and provides great experience for both the CA and the students enrolled in the class.
Through this opportunity, CA's provide a "peer perspective" of student life and reality at BW. Aside from being a role model, peer counselor, and assistant to the instructor, CA's strengthen their interpersonal communication skills, enhance their leadership roles, and gain great training for future careers in teaching and higher education. Regardless of your major, the Course Assistant experience looks impressive on a RESUME!
To be eligible to apply you must:
1. Have an cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.
2. Have class status of sophomore, junior or senior by Fall 2013.
3. Be in good standing with the College and no judicial record.
Previous enrollment in COL 101 preferred but not required.
Terms of Employment:
- The position is based on a fall semester contract. Compensation is a stipend total of $400 paid in monthly installments throughout the fall term.
- Active participation in all course assistant training sessions as outlined in a contract. Training will begin in April with a required training meeting for professor and CA planned the week before the start of the fall term.
- Serving as a peer mentor.
- Initiating contact with your course instructor during spring semester and summer prior to teaching.
- Assist in preparing the course with your assigned instructor.
- Attend all classes and meetings arranged by your course instructor.
- In-class responsibilities may include: organizing class social activities, developing and showcasing your personal Action Plan/E-Portfolio to students in the class, reviewing assignments, assisting students who have difficulty adjusting to college, and presenting relevant topics to the class.