Announcements

Peer-Assisted Reflections on Student Learning or PAROSL

Published: January 5, 2022

Peer-Assisted Reflections on Student Learning or PAROSL is a UCLA program in which pairs of faculty observe each other’s classes, discuss student learning, and implement an innovative teaching technique. PAROSL supports faculty as they find ways to make their teaching more inclusive and student-centered. Two new studies published in the International Journal for Academic Development…

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Call for Undergraduate Panelists: EPIC’s “Ready, Set, Teach!” Event

Published: December 3, 2021

The Excellence in Pedagogy and Innovative Classrooms (EPIC) Program is searching for undergraduates to share their learning experience during the Fall 2021 quarter for its “Ready, Set, Teach!” student panel on Fri., Jan. 21, 2022. The audience will be graduate student instructors and faculty members who wish to learn about undergraduate students’ experiences. Participants will receive $100…

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Call for Applications: EPIC-Lang Pedagogical Grants Application AY 2022-2023

Published: November 23, 2021

The Excellence in Pedagogy and Innovative Classrooms (EPIC) Program is pleased to announce two new grant opportunities for faculty and graduate students under EPIC-Lang(uage), a new set of initiatives that expands EPIC’s goal to support and promote language instruction.  We invite proposals intended to support individual or team (three-person maximum) projects that enhance the theories…

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Call for Graduate Student Researchers

Published: June 21, 2021

The EPIC Program is now accepting graduate student researcher (GSR) applications for the Fall 2021 quarter with the possibility of an extension for the Winter and Spring 2022 quarters. There are two separate positions available: one for the EPIC Program and one for EPIC’s newest language initiative, EPIC-Lang. These positions offer opportunities for graduate student…

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Course Development Seminars in Teaching Excellence

Published: May 13, 2021

The Excellence in Pedagogy and Innovative Classrooms Program is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity to promote innovative and inclusive undergraduate teaching in the following interdisciplinary fields within the Humanities: Health & Medical, Environmental, Digital, and Urban Humanities. Building upon the foundational work of the Mellon-EPIC Fellows from the Collaborative Humanities Track Seminars in…

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UCLA Online Teaching and Learning: “From Remote to Online” Workshops

Published: March 29, 2021

The Online Teaching and Learning Initiative (OTLI) invites you to apply for one of OTLI’s “From Remote to Online” workshops to build a course that merges creative pedagogy with best practices for online instruction. These small, hands-on programs will provide instructors the opportunity to work with an experienced team of online course developers and video…

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Featured Program: Participate in Peer-Assisted Reflection on Student Learning (PAROSL) in Spring 2021

Published: March 11, 2021

Faculty are invited to participate in the Peer-Assisted Reflections on Student Learning (PAROSL) program, which is designed to help faculty boost their teaching dossier and hone their pedagogy. Faculty apply in pairs to support—not evaluate—each other through collaborative review of lessons and the implementation of an innovative teaching strategy. Engagement in PAROSL spans a quarter,…

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UCLA Learning Management System

Published: February 22, 2021

EPIC has been asked to share recruitment information about the several new IT and educational tech positions for the transition to the UCLA’s new Learning Management System (LMS). An outline of these roles with detailed descriptions, as well as frequently asked questions can be found here. Please see the notification below for more information. UCLA has…

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