Summer 2024 Adjunct Faculty MAIT 603 -02

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7247964 (Ref.No. 5278877)
Posted: May 24, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Remote
Open Date: May 22, 2024

Description:Per course adjunct faculty for the Master's in Teaching Program, MAIT 603-02.

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 603-02 - Pedagogical Knowledge (3 Units)

Mondays/Wednesdays 5:00 PM- 8:45 PM

In this course, students engage in a deep examination of how pupils learn and how to teach specific K -12 subjects. The course includes readings in contemporary and classic learning theory as well as library research into subject-specific learning and teaching. During the course, students focus on investigating their guiding questions related specifically to pedagogy, through reading, observation of teaching, and interviewing experienced teachers. They also apply educational research and learning theory to the analysis of classroom teaching. Students begin the process of designing their Capstone Project, and add to their e-portfolio a full academic Literature Review within their chosen subject area.

Qualifications determined by hiring committee.

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