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Becoming a Student Assistant: Teaching and Mentoring

University of Groningen via FutureLearn


Student assistants are valuable staff members at the University of Groningen. Currently, over 700 students take up teaching duties, support role functions, governing positions, and many other responsibilities.

But, how to prepare for a job as a student assistant? What is professional behaviour? How to deal with challenging situations in the classroom? How to support first year students? These and other questions will be covered in this course.

This course is designed for anyone with a passion for higher education. The course is specifically tailored to the needs of students and employees, who are involved in teaching, support and participation in governing bodies of higher education institutions.

Taught by

Robbert van Veen, Klaas van Veen and Ine Noben


4.5 rating, based on 6 Class Central reviews

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  • Anonymous
    Excellent course!! I have learned a lot from it!! Very rich content and very well structured and organized!!! 5 stars!!! I definitely recommend it!!!
  • Jelson Dos Prazeres Paulo Manuel

    Jelson Dos Prazeres Paulo Manuel completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be hard.

    I would love to do this course and to participate on it so that i can be a teacher because i want to share my aknowledge to a student
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    The course enlightened me on several ways of engaging a class and dealing with students and people in general professionally.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    This course offers great practical advice for student/teaching assistants. I appreciated how the theory was applied to real life situations from other student/teaching assistants. I really liked the tips on dealing with disruptions in the classroom.
  • Shu Hua Chou

    Shu Hua Chou completed this course.

    Excellent course, full of information. I have learned a great deal from the videos and articles. Thank you all very very much.
  • Eduardo Kreimerman

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