Summer 2024 Adjunct Faculty MAIT 601 01/02

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7236690 (Ref.No. 5182529)
Posted: April 16, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Remote
Open Date: Apr 10, 2024

Description:Per course adjunct faculty for the Master's in Teaching Program, MAIT 601 01/02.

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 601-01/02 - Introduction to Inquiry

Remote: June 1, 2024 and June 8, 2024, 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 MAIT.

  • Master's Degree in Education-related field
  • 5 years of K-12 teaching experience
  • Higher education teaching experience preferred

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