About the Learning Assistant Alliance
What is a Learning Assistant?
Learning Assistants are undergraduate students who, through the guidance of weekly preparation sessions and a pedagogy course, facilitate discussions among groups of students in a variety of classroom settings that encourage active engagement.
What is a Learning Assistant program?
A Learning Assistant Program supports Learning Assistants, faculty, and students by transforming courses so that they are more closely aligned with research-based instructional strategies.
What is the Learning Assistant Alliance?
The Learning Assistant Alliance is a collection of people from LA Programs who are sharing resources and information and experiences to further the objectives of transforming large-enrollment courses and recruiting future K-12 math, science and engineering teachers through the use of Learning Assistants.
LAA Software Solutions
The LAA has developed a suite of software and digital resources for classrooms and LA Programs, most of it available to members free of charge. LASSO is a learning assessment tool available to all faculty members. LA Campus is a web-based LA Program management package that is available on a subscription basis.