Quick Start Program

The Spring 2023 Learning Assistant Quick Start Program will take place during the first two weeks of classes, January 9-20.  

The Learning Assistant program is entirely online and asynchronous (delivered via D2L).  The topics covered in the program include:  

Day 1: Learning Assistant Overview, Humanizing learning

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 Dr. Kate Bunton (bunton@arizona.edu)

**This is a no cost, non-credit, online, asynchronous 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 Dr. Kate Bunton,  bunton@arizona.edu.  Please include student name(s) and email address(es) in your enrollment email.