Role of Graduate Assistants in the I.E. Program
While the pressures and willingness for graduate assistants to spend extensive amounts of time coaching undergraduate competitors are considerable, this essay argues that other elements of directing are essential for the student's professional development Among those are reduced student contact hours in actual coaching, and a greater opportunities for personnel and administrative responsibilities. Experience while still under supervision in these areas can be an important contributor to the student's professionalism and success in directing her or his own forensic program.
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Balthrop, V. William
"Short-Term Loss, Long-Term Gain: Professional Development of Graduate Assistants,"
Proceedings of the National Developmental Conference on Individual Events: Vol. 1:
1, Article 49.
Available at: https://cornerstone.lib.mnsu.edu/ndcieproceedings/vol1/iss1/49