Book Description: The Team Learning Assistant (TLA) is a web-based set of tools that promotes effective classroom teaming for faculty and students alike. TLA is organized into two toolboxes, one for students and one for faculty. The faculty toolbox contains teaching notes, helpful hints, and proven materials, designed for instructors who use teams in their courses. The professor determines how students will use the student tool box, and then are able to track student performance data generated by each class. Located at http://www.mhhe-tla.com , the Team Learning Assistant features such important advice on integrating teams into the syllabus and grading process, the importance of having a team contract and how to write one, details on peer and instructor evaluations, as well as meeting and conflict management. The TLA website is accompanied by a workbook that serves as a ready resource for students.