Quick Start Program

The Fall 2021 Learning Assistant Quick Start Program will take place during the week before courses start: August 16-20th (Monday-Friday). 

The Learning Assistant program is entirely online (delivered via D2L) and covers the following topics:

Day 1: Learning Assistant Overview

Day 2: Active Learning (part 1)

Day 3: Learning Assistant Roles & Responsibilities 

Day 4: Small changes, big impacts

Day 5: Active Learning (part 2) 

If you would like to sign up for the program or have any questions, please contact Sarah Grace, sgrace@email.arizona.edu

*This is a non-credit (no cost) asynchronous, online course offered entirely via D2L.*


The University of Arizona Learning Assistant Quick Start Program is a mini-course offered for Graduate Teaching Assistants and undergraduate learning assistants and preceptors who will act as Learning Assistants (LAs). The program is intended to supplement on-going sessions offered by the teaching and learning assistant's departments. The program is  expected to take 5-6 hours to complete. 

Instructors who wish to enroll Learning Assistants in the Quick Start Program should contact Sarah Grace,  sgrace@email.arizona.edu.  Please include student name(s) and email address(es) in your enrollment email.