• 1. Introduction to University Discourse

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered A.) Lecture, four hours. Requisite: proficiency demonstrated on Analytical Writing Placement Examination. Introduction to college-level critical reading and academic writing. Engagement in substantial and regular writing and revision assignments through practicing and building on reading, writing, and rhetorical skills. Emphasis on revision, developing syntactic variety and academic vocabulary, and editing for grammar and style. Completion of course with grade of C or better is requisite to course 2. Letter grading.

  • 1A. Intermediate Composition for Multilingual Students

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered English as a Second Language 33B.) Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: proficiency demonstrated on Analytical Writing Placement Examination (first-year students) or English as a Second Language Placement Examination (transfer students). Development of academic writing skills with focus on reading comprehension, vocabulary development, and fundamental composition techniques, with additional work on grammar and editing. Letter grading.

  • 1B. High-Intermediate Composition for Multilingual Students

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered English as a Second Language 33C.) Lecture, five hours. Requisite: proficiency demonstrated on Analytical Writing Placement Examination (first-year students) or English as a Second Language Placement Examination (transfer students) (enforced) or course 1A (C or better). Development of academic writing skills with focus on synthesizing sources, strategies of argumentation, academic reading, and vocabulary, with additional work on grammar and editing. Letter grading.

  • 1C. Advanced Composition for Multilingual Transfer Students

    Units: 5

    (Formerly numbered English as a Second Language 35.) Lecture, four hours. Requisite: proficiency demonstrated on English as a Second Language Placement Examination (enforced) or course 1B (C or better). Development of academic writing skills with focus on writing process, grammatical structures key to clear and effective style, and practice with major forms of academic writing, with additional work on critical analysis of readings. Completion of course with grade of C or better satisfies English as a Second Language requirement. Letter grading.

  • 2. Approaches to University Writing

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: proficiency demonstrated on Analytical Writing Placement Examination (enforced) or course A (C or better). Second course in university-level discourse, with analysis and critique of university-level texts. Emphasis on revision for argumentative coherence and effective style. Completion of course with grade of C or better satisfies Entry-Level Writing requirement. Letter grading.

  • 2I. Approaches to University Writing for Multilingual Students

    Units: 5

    Lecture, six hours. Requisite: demonstrated proficiency on Analytical Writing Placement Examination (enforced) or course 1B (C or better). Second course in university-level discourse, with analysis and critique of university-level texts. Emphasis on strategies for developing coherent and well-argued pieces of academic writing and for achieving effective and clear style in academic prose. Completion of course with grade of C or better satisfies Entry-Level Writing and English as a Second Language requirements. Letter grading.

  • 3. English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement or course 2 or 2I (C or better). Rhetorical techniques and skillful argument. Analysis of varieties of academic prose and writing of minimum of 20 pages of revised text. Completion of course with grade of C or better satisfies Writing I requirement. Letter grading.

  • 3D. English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement or course 2 or 2I (C or better). Rhetorical techniques and skillful argument, with focus on diversity and inclusiveness. Analysis of varieties of academic texts and writing of minimum of 20 pages of revised prose. Completion of course with grade of C or better satisfies Writing I requirement. Letter grading.

  • 3DS. English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language (Service Learning)

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; fieldwork, two hours. Enforced requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement or course 2 or 2I (C or better). Investigation of difference and diversity through writing and rhetoric. Critical examination of structures and institutions that promote asymmetrical power relations as well as responses of diverse groups to these inequalities. Original argumentation that engages with difference and responds to complexities of diverse societies. Service learning adds to understanding of diversity by offering firsthand interactions with diverse communities students are learning about. Completion of 20 hours of on-site service learning and development of critical thinking skills about diversity through classroom discussion focused on readings and service-learning experiences, as well as through reflective and analytical writing and research. Completion of course with grade of C or better satisfies Writing I requirement. Letter grading.

  • 3E. English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language For Engineers

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement or course 2 or 2I (C or better). Rhetorical techniques and skillful expository writing. Analysis of varieties of academic prose, including technical writing, and integration of multimodal elements. Minimum of 20 pages of revised text. Completion of course with grade of C or better satisfies Writing I requirement. Letter grading.

  • 3SL. English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language (Service Learning)

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; fieldwork, two hours. Enforced requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement or course 2 or 2I (C or better). Rhetorical techniques and skillful argument. Analysis of varieties of academic prose and writing of minimum of 20 pages of revised text. Service learning component includes meaningful work with off-campus agency selected by instructor. Completion of course with grade of C or better satisfies Writing I requirement. Letter grading.

  • 5W. Literature, Culture, and Critical Inquiry

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 3. Use of analysis of literary works within cultural context to engage students in critical thinking and writing about issues important to academic inquiry and responsible citizenship. Minimum of 15 to 20 pages of revised text required in addition to regular informal writing exercises. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

  • 6W. Language, Culture, and Discourse

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 3. Study of structure and use of English and how it reflects social structure and cultural values. Readings in linguistic analysis, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, and pragmatics provide foundation as students analyze authentic language as it is used in private and public contexts. Minimum of 15 to 20 pages of revised writing required. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

  • 19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • 50. Writing Workshop

    Units: 2

    Lecture, five hours. Designed for any students who have not yet enrolled in their first full term at UCLA. Introduction to demands of university writing and often unstated conventions that govern it. Writing techniques developed to address specific writing tasks such as timed examination, application essay, effective e-mail, and college paper. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 51. Writing Workshop

    Units: 2

    Lecture, two hours. Limited to students admitted to one UC campus who have not completed their first year of college coursework. Introduction to demands of university writing and often unstated conventions that govern it. Addresses not only specific writing tasks such as timed examinations, effective e-mails, and college papers, but also broad communication concerns such as classroom participation and oral presentations. P/NP grading.

  • 89. Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 89HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 99. Student Research Program

    Units: 1 to 2

    Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

  • 100W. Interdisciplinary Academic Writing

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 3 or 3H or English as a Second Language 36. Designed for sophomores/juniors/seniors. Course in academic writing suitable for both lower and upper division students that helps them develop academic papers with range of complexity and length. Focus on conventions of academic prose and genres across disciplines. Written assignments include common forms of academic writing such as argument, research paper, and/or critical essay. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

  • 110. Writing Adjunct

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisites: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement, course 3 or 3H. Students must be concurrently enrolled in course offered in conjunction with course 110 (consult "Schedule of Classes" for courses so designated). Writing assignments use materials from adjunct course and reflect and develop analytic writing skills needed in that course. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 120A. Language Study for Teachers: Elementary School

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing and English Composition requirements. Survey of topics in English linguistics of special interest to elementary school teachers. Subjects include approaches to English grammar; language acquisition and development; language attitudes; regional and social dialects of American English; bilingual schooling; contribution of English language study to teaching of reading, writing, spelling, and literature. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 120B. Language Study for Teachers of English: Secondary School

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing and English Composition requirements. Review of terminology of English grammar and survey of development of modern grammars. Introduction to basic concepts in bilingual and multilingual education, sociolinguistics, dialectology, and stylistics, especially as applied to analysis and evaluation of writing assigned in secondary school. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 123. Information Literacy and Research Skills

    Units: 1

    Lecture, one hour. Preparation: satisfaction of Writing I requirement. Designed to help students become information literate, so they know how to identify, locate, critically evaluate, and use print and electronic information effectively and ethically. Closely interwoven with Writing Programs courses that have information/research-related assignments. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 129A. Academic Writing in Disciplines: Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Advanced study of writing conventions in specific disciplinary areas, with focus on analysis and development of writing expertise in common discursive forms, stylistic patterns, and research practices in given discipline. May be taken independently for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 129B. Academic Writing in Disciplines: Social Sciences

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for juniors/seniors. Advanced study of writing conventions in specific disciplinary areas, with focus on analysis and development of writing expertise in common discursive forms, stylistic patterns, and research practices in given discipline. May be taken independently for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 129C. Academic Writing in Disciplines: Physical and Life Sciences

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Advanced study of writing conventions in specific disciplinary areas, with focus on analysis and development of writing expertise in common discursive forms, stylistic patterns, and research practices in given discipline. May be taken independently for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 129D. Academic Writing in Disciplines: Fine Arts

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Advanced study of writing conventions in specific disciplinary areas, with focus on analysis and development of writing expertise in common discursive forms, stylistic patterns, and research practices in given discipline. May be taken independently for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 130A. Composition for Teachers: Elementary School

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing and English Composition requirements. Preparation for future elementary school teachers of English composition in writing and criticism of kinds of prose discourse usually taught in primary schools. Letter grading.

  • 130B. Composition for Teachers: Secondary School

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing and English Composition requirements. Preparation for future secondary school teachers of English composition in writing and criticism of kinds of prose discourse usually taught in secondary schools. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 131A. Specialized Writing: Law and Politics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing and English Composition requirements. Designed for juniors/seniors. Advanced writing course designed to help students develop stylistic, formal, and argumentative sophistication in various rhetorical contexts, including different sections that emphasize rhetorical values of major professions and research areas. May be taken independently for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 131B. Specialized Writing: Business and Social Policy

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing and English Composition requirements. Designed for juniors/seniors. Advanced writing course designed to help students develop stylistic, formal, and argumentative sophistication in various rhetorical contexts, including different sections that emphasize rhetorical values of major professions and research areas. May be taken independently for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 131C. Specialized Writing: Medicine and Public Health

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing and English Composition requirements. Designed for juniors/seniors. Advanced writing course designed to help students develop stylistic, formal, and argumentative sophistication in various rhetorical contexts, including different sections that emphasize rhetorical values of major professions and research areas. May be taken independently for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 131D. Specialized Writing: Media and Communications

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing and English Composition requirements. Designed for juniors/seniors. Advanced writing course designed to help students develop stylistic, formal, and argumentative sophistication in various rhetorical contexts, including different sections that emphasize rhetorical values of major professions and research areas. May be taken independently for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 132A. Topics in Rhetoric and Writing: Gender and Writing

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing and English Composition requirements. Designed for juniors/seniors. Study of specific topics in relationship between rhetoric/writing and social or political history. May be taken independently for credit. P/NP or letter grading. English majors who wish to use course to satisfy departmental requisites must take it for letter grade.

  • 132B. Topics in Rhetoric and Writing: Autobiographical Writing

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing and English Composition requirements. Designed for juniors/seniors. Study of specific topics in relationship between rhetoric/writing and social or political history. May be taken independently for credit. P/NP or letter grading. English majors who wish to use course to satisfy departmental requisites must take it for letter grade.

  • 132C. Topics in Rhetoric and Writing: Cultural Studies

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing and English Composition requirements. Designed for juniors/seniors. Study of specific topics in relationship between rhetoric/writing and social or political history. May be taken independently for credit. P/NP or letter grading. English majors who wish to use course to satisfy departmental requisites must take it for letter grade.

  • 132D. Topics in Rhetoric and Writing: Variable Topics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing and English Composition requirements. Designed for juniors/seniors. Study of specific topics in relationship between rhetoric/writing and social or political history. May be taken independently for credit. P/NP or letter grading. English majors who wish to use course to satisfy departmental requisites must take it for letter grade.

  • 136A. Practical Writing and Editing

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: one course from 131 series. Requisites: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement, course 3. Sequence in practical writing and editing ability specifically designed to prepare students for careers. Analysis of prose and literary styles necessary to variety of writing in professional, nonacademic fields combined whenever possible with practical experience in variety of writing internships and training in wide range of editorial skills. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of course 136B).

  • 136B. Practical Writing and Editing

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: one course from 131 series. Requisites: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement, course 3. Sequence in practical writing and editing ability specifically designed to prepare students for careers. Analysis of prose and literary styles necessary to variety of writing in professional, nonacademic fields combined whenever possible with practical experience in variety of writing internships and training in wide range of editorial skills. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 136C. Practical Writing and Editing

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: one course from 131 series. Requisites: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement, course 3. Sequence in practical writing and editing ability specifically designed to prepare students for careers. Analysis of prose and literary styles necessary to variety of writing in professional, nonacademic fields combined whenever possible with practical experience in variety of writing internships and training in wide range of editorial skills. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M138. Topics in Creative Writing

    Units: 5

    (Same as English M138.) Seminar, three hours. Requisite: English Composition 3 or 3D or 3DS or 3SL. Introductory workshop in genre(s) of instructor choice, that may include mixed genres, playwriting, screenwriting, literary nonfiction, or others. Enrollment in more than one section per term not permitted. May be repeated for maximum of 10 units. May not be used to satisfy workshop requirements for English creative writing concentration. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M141. Current Methods of Language Teaching

    Units: 5

    (Same as Linguistics M141.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Enforced requisite: Linguistics 20. Survey of theory and practice in teaching second languages, including (1) past and present methods used to teach second languages, (2) current theory and practice underlying skills-based instruction and integrated approaches, and (3) factors that affect second language acquisition and learning. Development of knowledge base in and rational base for design, development, implementation, and evaluation of second language instruction programs. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 175. Apprenticeship in Composition Tutoring

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Enforced requisite: satisfaction of Writing II requirement. Composition Peer Learning Facilitators (PLFs) who work in Undergraduate Writing Center provided with ongoing mentoring in composition and peer learning methodologies. Overview of language, writing, and literacy needs of diverse college-age writers, including developing writers, multilingual writers, and nonnative English-speaking (NNS) writers. Provides opportunity to reflect critically on theoretical and practical frameworks for tutoring to which students have been introduced. PLFs receive guidance in their tutoring process via observations by course instructor and their peers. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. P/NP grading.

  • 180. Advanced Research Writing

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; laboratory, four hours. Advanced workshop designed for juniors and seniors engaged in large-scale research projects in humanities or social sciences. Students hone research, critical reading, and writing skills through class sessions, digital research notebook, and writing workshops. Students practice giving, receiving, and incorporating feedback through peer review, and develop research projects in consultation with colleagues, instructor, and faculty and libraries. Culminates with completion of literature review, academic article, or thesis chapter. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189. Advanced Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to undergraduate lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to upper division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • M192. Undergraduate Practicum in English: Journals

    Units: 2

    (Same as English M192 and Environment M192.) Seminar, two hours. Training and supervised practicum for undergraduate student editors of campus journals supervised by faculty members in English, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, and/or Writing Programs. May be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 195. Community or Corporate Internships in English Composition

    Units: 4

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Requisites: course 3 or 3H, satisfaction of Writing II requirement. Limited to juniors/seniors. Internship in supervised setting in community agency or business. Students meet on regular basis with instructor and provide periodic reports of their experience. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract with supervising faculty member required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 199. Directed Research or Senior Project in English Composition

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Requisite: course 3 or 3H. Limited to juniors/seniors. Supervised individual research or investigation under guidance of faculty mentor. Culminating paper or project required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 300. Teaching English

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Required of candidates for single subject credential in English. Study of theories of rhetoric, composition, reading, and literature as they apply to secondary school or college English curriculum. S/U or letter grading.

  • 401. Current Issues in University Writing Pedagogy

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered 494.) Seminar, three hours. Limited to graduate students. Exploration of literature and theories of postsecondary writing pedagogy that may include focus on changing institutional role of writing instruction, multimodal composition, and linguistic/educational diversity. Letter grading.

  • 402. Writing Pedagogy across Disciplines: Genre and Discourse

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to graduate students. Survey of literature on academic writing across curriculum. Examination of writing conventions, genres, and styles in graduate student academic disciplines, with focus on evolving academic discourse in emerging and hybrid areas of inquiry. Development of best practices for adapting writing pedagogy to changes in disciplinary academic discourse, with discussion of challenges for multilingual learners. Letter grading.

  • 403. Language Pedagogy: Form, Meaning, and Function

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Designed for graduate students. Survey of theories and applications of language structures and conventions, with insights from discourse analysis and functional grammar. Designed to develop instructor ability to explain structures and to articulate language-based issues of meaning. Integrates research and successful applications of knowledge for improved language-related instruction and feedback in composition studies. Letter grading.

  • 404. Diversity and Student-Centered Pedagogy

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to graduate students. Survey of literature on heterogeneous classrooms, with focus on diversity of race, socioeconomic status, geographic background, linguistic skills, and academic preparedness. Development of best practices for accommodating diverse student populations and building active inclusive curriculum and classroom environments at university level. S/U or letter grading.

  • 495A. Teaching Preparation Seminar: Second Language Learners

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered 495G.) Seminar, three hours. Limited to graduate students. Required of all English as a second language (ESL) teaching assistants and open to students seeking Graduate Certificate in Writing Pedagogy. Focus on pedagogical issues specifically related to academic reading and composition skills for second language learners, including course design, assessment of student writing, conferencing, and specialized problems that may occur in teaching ESL courses. S/U grading.

  • 495B. Supervised Teaching of Second Language Learners

    Units: 4

    Seminar, two hours. Enforced requisite: course 495A. Required of all English as a second language (ESL) teaching assistants each term they are assigned to teach ESL courses. Focus on composition pedagogy, writing course design, assessment of student writing, and specialized problems that may occur in teaching ESL courses. S/U grading.

  • 495C. Teaching Preparation Seminar: First-Year Composition

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered 495B.) Seminar, three hours. Limited to graduate students. Required of all teaching assistants prior to teaching English Composition 3 courses and open to students seeking Graduate Certificate in Writing Pedagogy. Focus on composition pedagogy, writing course design, assessment of student writing, and specialized problems that may occur in teaching English Composition 3. S/U grading.

  • 495D. Supervised Teaching of First-Year Composition

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered 495C.) Seminar, two hours. Enforced requisite: course 495C. Required of all teaching assistants who are assigned to English Composition 3 courses. Focus on composition pedagogy, writing course design, assessment of student writing, and specialized problems that may occur in teaching English Composition 3. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 495E. Teaching Preparation Seminar: Writing in Disciplines

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered 495A.) Seminar, two hours. Limited to graduate students. Required of all teaching assistants for Writing II courses not exempt by appropriate departmental or program training and open to students seeking Graduate Certificate in Writing Pedagogy. Training focused on composition pedagogy, assessment of student writing, guidance of revision process, and specialized writing problems that may occur in disciplinary contexts. Practical concerns of creating assignments, marking and grading essays, and conducting peer reviews and conferences. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 495F. Supervised Teaching of Writing in Disciplines

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered 495D.) Seminar, two hours. Enforced requisite: course 495E. Required of all teaching assistants for Writing II courses not exempt by appropriate departmental or program training. Mentoring conferences and teaching observations, with focus on student-centered pedagogy, assessment of student writing, guidance of revision process, and specialized writing problems that may occur in disciplinary contexts. Practical concerns of creating assignments, marking and grading essays, and conducting peer reviews and conferences. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • M495I. Teaching Preparation Seminar: Writing for Engineers

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered M495E.) (Same as Engineering M495I.) Seminar, two hours. Limited to graduate students. Required of all teaching assistants for Engineering writing courses not exempt by appropriate departmental or program training. Training and mentoring, with focus on composition pedagogy, assessment of student writing, guidance of revision process, and specialized writing problems that may occur in engineering writing contexts. Practical concerns of preparing students to write course assignments, marking and grading essays, and conducting peer reviews and conferences. S/U grading.

  • M495J. Supervised Teaching of Writing for Engineers

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered M495F.) (Same as Engineering M495J.) Seminar, one hour. Enforced requisite: course M495I. Required of all teaching assistants in their initial term of teaching Engineering writing courses. Mentoring in group and individual meetings. Continued focus on composition pedagogy, assessment of student writing, guidance of revision process, and specialized writing problems that may occur in engineering writing contexts. Practical concerns of preparing students to write course assignments, marking and grading essays, and conducting peer reviews and conferences. S/U grading.

  • M495K. Teaching Preparation Seminar: Teaching and Writing Pedagogies for Electrical Engineers

    Units: 2

    (Same as Electrical Engineering M495). Seminar, two hours. Limited to graduate electrical engineering students. Required of all departmental teaching assistants (TAs). May be taken concurrently while holding a TA appointment. Seminar on pedagogy and logistics of being a TA with emphasis on student-centered teaching, clear communication, and multimodal teaching and learning. S/U grading.

  • M495K. Teaching Preparation Seminar: Teaching and Writing Pedagogies for Electrical Engineers (Effective Winter 2018 )

    Units: 2

    (Same as Electrical and Computer Engineering M495). Seminar, two hours. Limited to graduate electrical engineering students. Required of all departmental teaching assistants (TAs). May be taken concurrently while holding a TA appointment. Seminar on pedagogy and logistics of being a TA with emphasis on student-centered teaching, clear communication, and multimodal teaching and learning. S/U grading.

  • 495M. Teaching Preparation Seminar: Clusters

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Limited to graduate students. Required of all Clusters teaching assistants in their first quarter with Clusters. Training focused on student-centered pedagogy, reflective teaching, composition pedagogy, assessment of student writing, guidance of revision process, and specialized teaching issues that may occur in Clusters context. Practical concerns of lesson planning, discussion leading, responding to and grading essays, and conducting peer reviews and conferences. S/U grading.

  • 495N. Teaching Preparation: Writing-Intensive Seminar Development

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Limited to graduate students. Required of all Clusters teaching assistants in quarter prior to their first Clusters seminar and open to students seeking Graduate Certificate in Writing Pedagogy. Training focused on developing writing-intensive seminar with emphasis on identifying course objectives, choosing appropriate readings, sequencing and scaffolding curriculum, drafting integrated assignments, and foregrounding writing in discipline-specific context. Production of syllabus for seminar that satisfies Writing II requirement. S/U grading.

  • 495O. Supervised Teaching of Clusters Seminar

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Requisite: course 495N. Required of all Clusters teaching assistants teaching their first Clusters seminar. Mentoring conferences and teaching observations, with focus on student-centered pedagogy, assessment of student writing, guidance of revision process, and specialized writing problems that may occur in disciplinary and Clusters contexts. Practical concerns of creating assignments, responding to and grading essays, and conducting peer reviews and conferences. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 499. Academic Professionalization Colloquium

    Units: 2

    Colloquium/workshop, three hours every other week. Limited to graduate students. Rotating speakers on topics such as designing digital teaching portfolio, drafting academic/teaching curriculum vitae (CV), writing application letters for academic jobs, and pursuing alternative academic careers. Speaker sessions and panels to be followed by workshops. Revision of application letter, CV, teaching portfolio, or other relevant document to be determined in consultation with colloquium organizer. S/U grading.