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The Pro­gram

This series of online courses is intended for indi­vid­u­als inter­ested in enhanc­ing careers and/or pur­su­ing teach­ing in com­mu­nity col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties. This pro­gram intro­duces prospec­tive and cur­rent fac­ulty to the roles and respon­si­bil­i­ties of teach­ing in higher edu­ca­tion and specif­i­cally addresses teach­ing, learn­ing and tech­nol­ogy issues in the col­lege class­room. The cap­stone course is an appren­tice teach­ing expe­ri­ence arranged by the can­di­date, dur­ing which the can­di­date is men­tored by a senior fac­ulty member.


The Courses

This is a three semes­ter, 12-unit cer­tifi­cate pro­gram.  Courses must be taken sequen­tially. The fees for the cer­tifi­cate pro­gram are $220 per unit. A 3-unit class will there­fore cost $660. All fees are sub­ject to revi­sion. Fees are due and payable upon reg­is­tra­tion for each course. No reg­is­tra­tions will be processed with­out valid pay­ment information.

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  FALL 2012:    Oct. 1-Nov. 9 (6 weeks)
EDUC X507: Foun­da­tions of Teach­ing in Higher Edu­ca­tion (3 units)


  SPRING 2013:      Jan. 14-March 8 (8 weeks):
EDUC X508: Stu­dent Cen­tered Design (3 units)


  SPRING 2013:     April 22-June 15 (8 weeks):
EDUC X509: Instruc­tional Plan­ning and Ped­a­gog­i­cal Prac­tice (3 units)


  FALL 2013:     TBA (8 weeks):
EDUC X510: Appren­tice Teach­ing (2 units — Practicum to be deter­mined with men­tor and course instructor)


  FALL 2013:     TBA (full semes­ter)
EDUC X511: Reflec­tive Prac­tice Sem­i­nar (1 unit)