Learning Community: UCLA Early Career Faculty in the Sciences

The CEILS team invites you to carve out a little time to gather in the community and get support from each other on all things related to teaching here at UCLA. This community is designed to support early career faculty across disciplines in the sciences who have joined UCLA within the past 5 years. Lunch provided!

  • April 11 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Equitable Grading Strategies for Assessment and Feedback
  • May 9 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm: AI in the Classroom – the Good, the Bad, and the Unknown…
  • June 6 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm: End of Year Reflections – Goal Setting for Next Year




Conversations on Equity and Justice in Teaching

CEILS invites you to join us for “Conversations on Equity and Justice in Teaching” this Spring Quarter. Our overall goal is to create a communal space for faculty, teaching-staff, postdocs, graduate students to discuss, learn, and consider teaching strategies to support themselves and their students in the classroom. These conversations are topic-based and you can drop in for one or come for all. Light refreshments will be provided!

  • Tuesday, April 9 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Our Brains, Emotions, and Learning: Eight Principles of Trauma-Informed Teaching by Mays Imad
  • Tuesday, April 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: How Trauma-Informed Care Principles Can Contribute to Academic Success for Students in Hispanic-Serving Institutions by Joy Patton and Lauren Cortez
  • Tuesday, April 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Toward a Theory of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy by Gloria Ladson-Billings

1100 Terasaki Life Sciences Building, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States

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ED Talks

Join us as we explore the latest high quality STEM Education Research studies and how to implement effective and inclusive teaching. We welcome guest speakers from UCLA and other academic institutions to share their research and lead small group discussions with our teaching and learning community. Faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and anyone interested in STEM education research are welcome to participate.

  • May 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Ana Romero- “Enacting Inclusive Science in STEMM Teaching and Training”
  • May 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Jess Gregg- “Generative AI in 2024: Exploring Emerging Practices in Teaching and Learning”
  • May 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: CIRTL Scholars- Lightning TAR (Teaching as Research)

Meetings take place 1100 Terasaki Life Sciences Building and Zoom option available.

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