Graduate School Community (GSC)

GSC 601. College Teaching Enhancement Program. (1; maximum 2)

Orients graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to basic, practical issues related to college teaching, scholarship and service, and how these faculty roles are affected by institutional context. To be taken with membership in either the CTE Graduate Student Teaching Enhancement Program or the CTE PostDoc Teaching Enhancement Program.

GSC 602. College Teaching. (1)

Orients graduate students to theory and research in college pedagogy as well as teaching skills. Open to students in the Certificate in College Teaching program.
Prerequisite: admission to Certificate Program in College Teaching.

GSC 603. Academic Cultures. (1)

The purpose of the course is to orient graduate students to basic, practical issues related to college teaching, scholarship and service, and how these faculty roles are affected by institutional context. Open to students in the Certificate in College Teaching program.

GSC 640. Internship in College Teaching. (3; maximum 6)

The purpose of the course is to provide supervised discipline-specific experience in college teaching. In consultation with the Certificate in College Teaching Committee and an On-site Mentor, students must develop a Learning Agreement that includes a detailed list of discipline specific learning outcomes, a clear plan for assessing the achievement of learning outcomes, and a self-evaluative product to demonstrate reflection on the mentored teaching experience. The plan must include a detailed description of a) what the student will be doing for the experience, b) what the student will be doing to academically enhance the experience by working with the mentor/instructor, and c) how the student will be evaluated by the mentor/instructor. Only students who have been admitted to the Certificate may enroll for this course.

GSC 677. Independent Studies. (0-5)

GSC 700. Thesis and Dissertation Completion for Graduate Students. (0)

Allows students to enroll for one semester with zero credits to complete and defend their theses or dissertation. Primarily for International Students on F1 visas. Permission of Department and Graduate School Required.