Carnegie Mellon University

ITA Language Certification Scoring Guide

Understanding the four possible scores: Pass, Restricted I, Restricted II, Not Qualified: [pdf]

Understanding the four proficiency levels: Strong, Adequate, Limited, Weak: [pdf]


Jobs Permitted:

  • All TA assignments
  • Can also serve as sole instructor

Requirement:

None

Jobs Permitted:

  • All TA assignments

Requirement:

  1. Attend a 3-hour seminar, Foundations of Fluency for ITAs, before beginning the TA job, or
  2. Have already completed at least 15 hours of ICC work in previous semesters.

Jobs Permitted:

  • One-on-one sessions: e.g., office hours or tutoring, instructor assistant for labs or studios (if supervised by an instructor present in the lab or studio, and not responsible for safety instructions or for giving presentations),
  • Grader: meeting with students to explain and discuss grades, answer questions, etc.

Requirement:

  1. Attend a 3-hour seminar, Foundations of Fluency for ITAs, before beginning the TA job, or
  2. Have already completed at least 15 hours of ICC work in previous semesters.

Jobs Permitted:

  • Assignments that do not require communication with students

Requirement:

Not applicable; not permitted to work with students.