Mentor/Teaching Assistant Courses

Mentoring and/or serving as a Teaching Assistant can be enriching learning experiences while also providing valuable support for the community can classroom.

Mentor/TA courses are focused on the training and instruction of teaching assistants and peer mentors. Concurrently taken while the student is in a teaching and/or mentor experience and includes problem solving, techniques, reflection, etc.

To learn more about the courses listed below visit the URI Course Catalog or through e-campus.

Mentor/ Teaching Assistant Coded Courses

SubjectCatalogCourse TitleGen Ed
BIO498Teaching Practicum in Biological Sciences
BUS601Practicum in Business Teaching
COM291Communication Teaching Practicum
COM503Graduate Practicum Teaching Communication Seminar
CSV302Community Service at URI
ENG695Practicum: Teaching College English
NFS495Applied Nutrition Practicum
NRS498Teaching Practicum in Natural Resources Science
PSY488Undergraduate Teaching Experience
PSY696Practicum: Teaching Psychology
PSY697Research Mentoring and consultation Practicum
SOC (APG)377Undergraduate Teaching Experience in Anthro/Soc
WRT353Issues and Methods in Writing Consultancy
WRT383Field Experience in Writing Consultancy
Coded courses as of 8/2023 by CCEE

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URI Experiential Education Network Contacts

Who should I contact if I have questions specific to my major or college? Students – please reach out to your faculty member or college/major program coordinator. Faculty/Staff and Employers – please see the list of contact below. Not sure where to start? Feel free to reach out to Sarah Miller.

College of Arts & ScienceBrianne NeptinExperiential Education Coordinator
College of BusinessLynne FinneganExperiential Education Coordinator

College of EngineeringLauren CreamerCoordinator, Career Services & Employer Relations

College of Health SciencesKristin Fratoni Souza
Courtney Mackey Wilbur
Experiential Education Liaison
Kinesiology Internships & Experiential Education Coordinator
College of NursingAmy Creed
Donna Donilon
Experiential Education Coordinator
Clinical Programs Coordinator
College of PharmacyBrett Feret
Erin Edmonds
Clinical Professor, Director of Experiential Education
BSPS Experiential Education Coordinator
College of the Environment and Life SciencesSarah PuckettUndergraduate Research and Experiential Learning Coordinator

International Center - URI GlobalThomas Hospod

Michelle Carrara
Assistant Director, Internationalization Initiatives, Administration & Agreements
Assistant Director, URI Programs Abroad, Faculty-Led Programs, & On-Campus Capacity Building
Office of Civic Engagement & ActionAlicia Vignali-HenryCommunity Engagement Coordinator
Office of Teacher Education, School of EducationBetsy PalazzettiCoordinator, Field Placements
UCAS Center for Career & Experiential EducationSarah MillerAssistant Director, Experiential Education
URI Cooperative ExtensionKaylyn Keene
Sejal Lanterman
Energy Fellows Program Coordinator
RI Agriculture and Food Systems Fellows Program Coordinator

URI Graduate SchoolCara MitnickAssociate Director of Professional and Community Development