Newsletter

The EPIC newsletter shares stories on innovative teaching in the Humanities at UCLA and delivers teaching tips to your inbox.

If you have a suggestion for a topic that you would like to see covered by the EPIC Newsletter, please let us know by writing to epic@humnet.ucla.edu. We also welcome guest contributions from the UCLA community on topics relevant to teaching and learning in the Humanities or that feature campus events and/or UCLA instructors.

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Newsletter Archive

June 2020

Self care with UCLA; TA perspectives on remote teaching; remote language instruction; and resources for anti-racist pedagogy.

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April 2020

Resources for remote learning and teaching; inclusive strategies for online learning; and more.

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February 2020

An interview with Kie Zuraw and Adam Royer on skills grading; assessment strategies; Mary Flanagan and critical play; Ready, Set, Teach! photo gallery; and more.

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January 2020

On first-generation college students; supporting first-gen students at UCLA; accessible higher education; and innovative note taking methods.

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November 2019

On community-engaged learning; interviews with Shalom Staub and Elizabeth Goodhue; EPIC’s Teaching Innovation Grant recipients; and more.

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October 2019

Ready, Set, Teach! and Humanities Welcome Day; linked-course learning communities and AAP’s Freshman/Transfer Summer Program; assigning team projects; and more.

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June 2019

UCLA’s 1st Gen Conference, “Everyday Superheroes”; an undergraduate perspective on the 1st gen conference; EPIC’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Recipients; and rethinking learning outcomes.

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May 2019

An interview with Whitney Arnold; highlights from Ready, Set, Teach!; EPIC TILT and UDL online pedagogical workshops; and more.

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March 2019

An interview with Kathy Komar; Universal Design for Learning (UDL); and resources on graduate mentorship and support.

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February 2019

Inclusive Gatherings, an EPIC Teaching Innovations Grant Project; Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT); and more.

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January 2019

On the winter quarter Ready, Set, Teach!; faculty spotlight on Helen Deutsch; increasing inclusiveness with technology; staff spotlight on Travis Lee; physical accessiblity in the classroom; and more.

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December 2018

Undergraduate perspectives on the humanities; intersectional pedagogy; learning environments; an interview with Chris Mott; and more.

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November 2018

Our inaugural issue. Lessons Learned at Ready, Set, Teach!; This Month in Innovation, Github; TAC Spotlight, An Interview with Joseph Tumolo; Teaching and Learning Resources Round Up; and more.

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