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The Past, Present, and Future of UCLA’s TA Conference

Published: October 25, 2017

A conversation with 2017’s TA Conference Coordinator, Jennifer MacGregor On the first Monday of the Fall quarter every year, hundreds of UCLA graduate students arrive on campus to take part in the TA Conference. Organized through the TA Training Program, which is a part of the Office of Instructional Development (OID), the TA Conference provides…

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“Small Changes, Big Impact” Workshop

Published: October 25, 2017

On October 16, 2017, EPIC’s Program Director, Dr. Lisa B. Felipe, led a workshop titled, “Small Changes, Big Impact.” Using 2001’s revised Bloom’s Taxonomy and James Lang’s Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning, Dr. Felipe focused on how teachers can encourage two foundational learning actions, remember and understand, to strengthen the necessary…

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Call for Applications

Published: September 25, 2017

Seminars in Teaching Excellence Academic Year 2017-18: Winter and Spring 2018   EPIC Program is now recruiting for the Winter/Spring 2018 STEs: Language Expertise and Course Design and Assessment Techniques. For faculty application, please click here. For Mellon-EPIC Fellowship for graduate students, please click here. Application deadline is October 27, 2017. Overview and Commitment The Seminars in…

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Welcome to EPIC!

Published: September 12, 2017

Hello, stranger! We are happy to welcome you to the Excellence in Pedagogy and Innovative Classrooms (EPIC) Program website and, more importantly to this blog. EPIC, a partnership between the UCLA Division of Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, focuses on the art of teaching in the Humanities disciplines and their ever-changing landscape ion…

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