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GRDSCH 200 Preparing for Graduate Education (2)
Explores graduate education and its structure and organization. Students use interactive assignments, individual reflective work, and professional portfolio development to explore their preparation for graduate education, and develop strategies for pursing graduate school. Credit/no-credit only.
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GRDSCH 501 TA/RA Preparation (1)
A hybrid course (in-person at the TA/RA Conference in September and online during Autumn Quarter) to support graduate students in their work as TAs and RAs. Students will gain post-conference support, opportunities to connect with other students, and strategies and resources for their teaching and research roles. Credit/no-credit only.
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GRDSCH 515 Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Frameworks and Practices (2)
Designed for graduate students seeking to build knowledge and skills in effective teaching practices as a teaching assistant or independent instructor. Students will be introduced to fundamental pedagogical frameworks and practices applicable across the disciplines in: Course design, assessment, active learning strategies, teaching inclusively, and using technology effectively in teaching. Credit/no-credit only.
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GRDSCH 525 Interactive Theater as Pedagogy (3)
Builds skills in social change interactive theater to challenge institutional oppression, advance community dialogue, and promote inclusive educational environments. Emphasizes political education; storytelling; collaborative playwriting; rehearsal of plays and interventions; discussion; and self-reflection. Culminates in student-organized, public interactive theater performance and dialogue workshops. No previous acting experience required.
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GRDSCH 540 Hybrid Pedagogies: Using Technology in Teaching (2) C. CHANCELLOR, K. MALCOLM
Students explore pedagogies and practices using technologies for promoting student learning through active engagement; designing and assessing online assignments; and teaching inclusively. Through a blend of face-to-face and online class meetings, students will experience and reflect on models of hybrid teaching. Credit/no-credit only.
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GRDSCH 595 Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: From Campus to Career (2)
Focuses on the development of teaching materials for academic job searches. Centers on developing engaging and comprehensive written materials that dovetail with research materials. Includes online group work, peer review, and mock interviews. Recommended for advanced graduate students, year 3 or beyond Credit/no-credit only.
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GRDSCH 610 Teaching Mentorship (3, max. 6)
Individualized project, under the direction of a faculty member, focused on issues of teaching and learning at the college/university level and designed to enhance the student's ability to make innovative contributions in teaching. Prerequisite: permission of faculty member, graduate program coordinator, and the Associate Dean of the Graduate School. Credit/no-credit only.
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GRDSCH 615 Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant Preparation (1-6, max. 6)
Instruction and teaching, learning, research, and resources for teaching and research assistants. Credit/no-credit only.
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GRDSCH 620 Teaching Mentorship Seminar (2)
Credit/no-credit only.
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GRDSCH 630 Special Topics in College/University Teaching (2, max. 6)
Interdisciplinary discussion of topics related to college/university teaching, with an emphasis on innovative teaching and preparing for faculty careers. Designed to address topics across disciplines, as a complement to discipline-specific courses offered in departments. Credit/no-credit only.
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GRDSCH 640 Seminar on Topics of Diversity and Justice (1)
Interdisciplinary course which engages students as co-creators of a learning environment. Through guest presentations, facilitated discussions, small group work, and other dynamic learning, students gain critical understanding of privilege based on intersecting identities and its use. Also, students will gain skills to work across differences to address oppression. Credit/no-credit only.
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