Fall 2020 Adjunct Faculty LDSH 101-01

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7067018 (Ref.No. 1931650)
Posted: June 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Jun 16, 2020
Deadline: Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Per course adjunct for the Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Studies' program's course, LDSH 101-01.

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

LDSH 101-01 - Experience, Learning, and Knowledge


October 24 through December 19, 2020

In-person meetings:

Saturday, Oct 24, 2020, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Saturday, November 7, 2020, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday, December 19, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

An exploration of the experiential learning cycle, from reflection on experience to construction and application of knowledge, accomplished through writing experiential learning essays. Students will apply this analytical and self-reflective process to analyze their own experiential learning, to surface their tacit learning, and to take multiple perspectives about their knowledge. At the end of the course, students have the option to collect their essays and supporting documentation in an Experiential Learning Portfolio and submit it for Prior Learning Assessment. (Partially fulfills ENG4 Core Curriculum requirement)

Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in Adult Learning, Adult Development, Higher Education, Psychology or a closely related discipline and

  • demonstrated teaching effectiveness and a strong commitment to teaching mid-career adult undergraduate learners in student-centered, collaborative learning;

· a minimum of 2 years of full time or part-time teaching at the collegiate level in hybrid or online learning environments;

· experience with experiential and transformative learning theories and constructive theories of adult development; and

· demonstrated values aligned with Saint Mary’s College’s Lasallian, Catholic, and Liberal Arts traditions in philosophy and action.

A minimum of 2 years’ experience with Prior Learning Assessment is desired.

To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/76615

We envision a community that goes beyond tolerance of differences to one guided by social justice, cultural competence and engaged citizenship. We know we can reach greater heights of excellence by learning from diverse people.


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