• 495CE. Supervised Preparation for Community-Engaged Teaching

    Units: 4

    Seminar, two hours. Suitable for graduate students in any discipline. Introduction to best practices for experiential learning and academic civic engagement, with emphasis on critical service learning pedagogy and strategies for collaborating effectively with diverse communities of Los Angeles. Facilitated by Center for Community Learning. S/U grading.

  • 496A. Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate Teaching

    Units: 2

    Seminar, 90 minutes. Designed for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Exploration and practice of fundamental principles of learning, backward design, assessment, active learning, and inclusive teaching. Lesson plan design with feedback. Meets associate level of CIRTL certification requirement. May be repeated once for credit. S/U grading.

  • 496B. Teaching as Research

    Units: 2

    Seminar, 90 minutes. Requisite: course 496A or equivalent. Students become reflective practitioner by applying systematic and reflective use of research methods to develop teaching practices in order to advance learning experiences and outcomes of students and teachers. Students produce proposal for TAR project. May be repeated once for credit. S/U grading.

  • 496C. Implementing and Communicating Teaching as Research Project

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, three to six hours; research group meeting, two to four hours. Requisite: course 496B. Implementation, data analysis, and communication of results of TAR project with feedback and approval of faculty-adviser mentor and peer support in learning community. Meets practitioner level of CIRTL certification requirement. S/U grading.