Summer 2021 Adjunct Faculty MAIT 401-02

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7077836 (Ref.No. 2240267)
Posted: May 3, 2021
Application Deadline: May 19, 2021

Job Description

Summer 2021 Adjunct Faculty MAIT 401-02

Location: Moraga, CA

Open Date: Apr 28, 2021

Deadline: May 19, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Per course adjunct faculty for the Master of Arts in Teaching program's course, MAIT 401-02.

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.


MAIT 401-02 - Introduction to Inquiry

Online: June 5, 2021 and June 12, 2021, Saturday, 10:00am - 5:00pm

This course prepares students for inquiry-based learning and completing the master’s program. Students reflect individually and collaboratively on areas of their professional preparation that they would like to improve and/or investigate more deeply. After choosing a subject area for further investigation, students generate a list of guiding questions on content and pedagogy in that area. Students learn how to extract and summarize essential information from research articles and primary content sources, and how to use the library and library databases to access this material. Students write a reflection on their existing teaching knowledge and their personal goals for the MAT.


• Applicant must reside in California
• Master's Degree in Education-related field
• 5 years of K-12 teaching experience
• Higher education teaching experience preferred
• Familiarity/experience with online modalities

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