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Introductory Psychology

Primary Responsibilities:

The Graduate Fellow’s primary responsibilities include directly assisting faculty teaching PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology. Fellow responsibilities vary slightly from instructor to instructor, and often consist of attending and assisting during class sessions, teaching one or more class sessions depending on the Fellow’s interests and knowledge, developing and running both in-class and outside of class review sessions, developing and reviewing exam questions, grading exams, and grading written assignments. The Fellow will also hold regular office/tutoring hours and meet with students regarding teaching strategies, concerns, and questions they may have.

Secondary Responsibilities: 

The graduate fellow will also enter grades for exams and assignments and notify instructors and students regarding the completion of research participant pool hours at the end of the semester.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Teaching and/or tutoring experience preferred
  • Knowledge and interest in psychology
  • Knowledge and interest in teaching
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to work effectively with students.

Fellowship Required Qualifications

Position Requirements:

The Fellow must be a full-time graduate student at Springfield College in good standing and in a field of study related to the Fellowship. The Fellow must have a background in psychology from her or his undergraduate education.