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Grad Slam is a campus-wide competition that showcases and awards the best 3-minute research presentations by graduate students. The competition not only helps foster the important career development skill of articulating graduate research in an understandable and engaging way to those inside and outside the academic community, but it also highlights the excellence, importance and relevance of UCLA graduate students and their research.Find out more »
Dept of Chem and Biochem Instructional Division Seminar – Dr. Melanie Cooper “Evidence-Based Approaches to Curriculum Reform and Assessment”
Professor Melanie Cooper, from the Department of Chemistry and Michigan State University will present a seminar titled, "Evidence-Based Approaches to Curriculum Reform and Assessment."Find out more »
CEILS Visiting Scientific Teaching Scholar: Dr. Justin Shaffer Assistant Teaching Professor Department of Developmental and Cell Biology University of California, Irvine "Teaching with high structure: what, why, and why not?" In recent years, active learning has been shown to provide significant gains in student performance in college STEM courses and is now a ubiquitously and highly recommended way of teaching. However, finding the time in class and the means to implement active learning may be a challenge. High structure course…Find out more »
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The Summer Institute (SI) is a prestigious teaching development program that aims to improve college education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and to enhance the academic success of all students by helping current and future faculty develop and adopt inclusive and effective teaching practices. We invite faculty and instructors to participate in UCLA’s inaugural SI, which will draw on the expertise of both presenters and participants. Relevant education research, active learning, assessment, and inclusive teaching are woven into the program. The SI creates a forum to share ideas and develop innovative instructional materials to be implemented in your classroom.Find out more »