GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
To support the professional development of graduate students, CITL offers certificate programs in key topics in higher education pedagogy. Participants commit to a series of workshops and, with the guidance of the program facilitator and their peers, implement new teaching strategies and refine class materials.
Graduate Certificate in Teaching for Equity
This 5-part workshop series addresses key issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education classrooms, and supports educators to develop teaching strategies shown to foster equitable learning outcomes. The program requires completion of three projects related to lesson plans and syllabus design, and is organized around a learning community that explores the following topics: identifying common barriers to learning; teaching to cultural strengths; implementing Universal Design for Learning; embracing identity and difference in the classroom; promoting active and collaborative learning; and scaffolding assignments to benefit student success.
Spring 2020 Program Information
About the Instructor: Christie McCullen received her Ph.D. from UC Santa Cruz in Sociology and Feminist Studies where she researched the affective dynamics of conversations about race in sociology, writing, and theater classrooms. She is currently a lecturer in the Sociology department and at Oakes College at UC Santa Cruz, and she has also taught writing and sociology courses at Cabrillo College and San José State University. Before coming to UC Santa Cruz, she led anti-racist workshops at UC Davis and taught for several multicultural education organizations in California and Costa Rica.
Program Dates: Five Fridays in Spring quarter, 11am-1pm. Lunch will be served.
Location: Humanities 2, room 359
How to Participate
Graduate students in any discipline are welcome to register. The certificate program is limited to 25 participants. Participants must commit to attending all 5 workshops.
Registration for this program will open on Monday, March 2 at 9:00am.
Graduate Certificate in Teaching with Technology
In this 5-part workshop series supported by the CITL and The Humanities Institute’s Expanding Humanities Impacts and Publics initiative, graduate students explore and experiment with a variety of resources for integrating digital methods into the classroom. Participants develop creative, technology-driven approaches to enhance student learning around a set of key competencies, including critical reading, data analysis, working with primary sources, annotating objects and collections, and translating knowledge and findings for a public audience. Each participant is expected to develop a digital assignment to be used in a future instructional setting. In this way, the program helps participants develop pedagogical practices that can inform their future career search.
The Teaching with Technology Graduate Certificate Program will not be offered in 2019-2020. Please re-visit this page for more information about upcoming offerings.