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  • EDUC 211  | 2022-2023
    This lab course is a hands-on introduction to the prototyping and fabrication of tangible, interactive technologies, with a special focus on learning and education. (No prior prototyping experience required.) It focuses on the design and prototyping of low-cost technologies that support learning in all contexts for a variety of diverse ...
  • CS 402L  | 2022-2023
    This lab course is a hands-on introduction to the prototyping and fabrication of tangible, interactive technologies, with a special focus on learning and education. (No prior prototyping experience required.) It focuses on the design and prototyping of low-cost technologies that support learning in all contexts for a variety of diverse ...
  • EDUC 236  | 2022-2023
    This course is a practicum in the design of technology-enabled curricula and hands-on learning environments. It focuses on the theories, concepts, and practices necessary to design effective, low-cost educational technologies that support learning in all contexts for a variety of diverse learners. We will explore theories and design frameworks from ...
  • CS 402  | 2022-2023
    This course is a practicum in the design of technology-enabled curricula and hands-on learning environments. It focuses on the theories, concepts, and practices necessary to design effective, low-cost educational technologies that support learning in all contexts for a variety of diverse learners. We will explore theories and design frameworks from ...
  • BIOHOPK 315H  | 2022-2023
    The course will cover multiple skills required to succeed in graduate school and beyond, including fund raising, publishing, selecting career options, job application and negotiation, and teaching, through lectures, group discussions, and practical excercises.
  • COMM 301  | 2022-2023 Autumn

    Instructors:

    • Bailenson, J.
    • Mado, M.
    Designed to prepare students for teaching and research in the Department of Communication. Students will be trained in developing curriculum and in pedagogical practices, and will also be exposed to the research programs of various faculty members in the department. Required of all Ph.D. students. Email instructor for permission to ...
  • EDUC 398  | 2022-2023 Winter

    Instructors:

    • Blair, K.
    In game play, core mechanics refers to the rules of interaction that drive the game forward. This class will consider whether there are core mechanics that can drive learning forward, and if so, how to build them into learning environments. The course mixes basic theory, research methods, and application of ...
  • EDUC 208B  | 2022-2023 Winter

    Instructors:

    • Pope, D.
    The theories and methods of curriculum development and improvement. Topics: curriculum ideologies, perspectives on design, strategies for diverse learners, and the politics of curriculum construction and implementation. Students develop curriculum plans for use in real settings. Service Learning Course (certified by Haas Center).
  • BIO 291  | 2022-2023 Winter, Autumn

    Instructors:

    • Malladi, S.
    Development and Teaching of Core Experimental LaboratoriesPreparation for teaching the core experimental lab courses (45 and 47). Emphasis is on practicing the lab, speaking, and writing skills. Taken simultaneously while teaching (for BIO 45) or during the previous quarter (for teaching BIO 47). May be repeated for credit. Meeting times ...
  • EDUC 377F  | 2022-2023 Winter

    Instructors:

    • Urstein, R.
    • Rascoff, M.
    • Flores, K.
    (Same as GSBGEN 345). This course will explore the contemporary higher education industry, focusing especially on the places where disruptions of all kinds present significant opportunities and challenges for investors, entrepreneurs, and the businesses that serve this huge global market, as well as for faculty, students, and higher education administrators ...
  • GSBGEN 345  | 2022-2023 Winter

    Instructors:

    • Urstein, R.
    • Rascoff, M.
    • Flores, K.
    The recent pandemic disrupted higher education significantly, surfacing novel needs, while at the same putting decades long trends into sharper focus. This course explores the contemporary higher education industry, focusing especially on the places where disruptions of all kinds present significant opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs, investors, and the businesses ...
  • EDUC 266  | 2022-2023
    An introduction to the growing intersection between education research and emerging research on functional brain development. Students will probe the contributions and limitations of emerging theoretical and empirical contribution of neuroscience approaches to specific academic skills such as reading and mathematics, as well as exposure to general processes crucial for ...
  • EDUC 391  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Bowen, K.
    A project based introduction to web-based learning design. In this course we will explore the evidence and theory behind principles of learning design and game design thinking. In addition to gaining a broad understanding of the emerging field of the science and engineering of learning, students will experiment with a ...
  • ENGR 391  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Bowen, K.
    A project based introduction to web-based learning design. In this course we will explore the evidence and theory behind principles of learning design and game design thinking. In addition to gaining a broad understanding of the emerging field of the science and engineering of learning, students will experiment with a ...
  • ARTHIST 405A  | 2022-2023 Autumn

    Instructors:

    • Meyer, R.
    This course is designed for graduate students in Art History and Film Studies preparing to work as teaching assistants in the Department of Art and Art History. The seminar will focus on a range of theoretical and practical concerns pertaining to the successful conceptualization, organization, and execution of class lectures ...
  • HISTORY 305  | 2022-2023 Winter

    Instructors:

    • Frank, Z.
    Required of first-year History Ph.D. students. Perspectives on pedagogy for historians: course design, lecturing, leading discussion, evaluation of student learning, use of technology in teaching lectures and seminars. Addressing today's classroom: sexual harassment issues, integrating diversity, designing syllabi to include students with disabilities.
  • MATH 355  | 2022-2023 Autumn

    Instructors:

    • Lucianovic, M.
    • Taylor, C.
    Required of and limited to second year Mathematics graduate students.
  • DLCL 220  | 2022-2023
    Humanities Education explores issues concerning teaching and learning in the humanities, including research on student learning, innovation in pedagogy, the role of new technologies in humanities instruction, and professional issues for humanities teachers at all educational levels.
  • EDUC 290  | 2022-2023
    This course focuses on the role of leaders in designing, supporting and sustaining excellent teaching. How do leaders create the organizational conditions to focus attention on the technical core of instruction, curriculum and assessment. Course goals: 1) explore a variety of educational leadership approaches, 2) investigate the theory of action ...
  • EDUC 333A  | 2022-2023 Autumn

    Instructors:

    • Lee, V.
    • Hasak, L.
    This course is an introduction to the foundational ideas and origins of the learning sciences as they relate to conceptualizing, analyzing, and improving learning through the complementary work of researching and designing new learning environments, technologies, tools, and experiences. Core perspectives represented include those that are cognitive, situative, sociocultural, developmental ...