[Physci_undergrad] FW: Undergraduate Student Initiated Education
gergel at physci.ucla.edu
Mon Oct 17 09:38:47 PDT 2005
After two years of development, students at UCLA will finally receive the
opportunity to initiate and facilitate their own courses. The Undergraduate
Student Initiated Education (USIE) is an innovative program designed to
provide students in the College the opportunity to develop and facilitate
their own course.
There will be two informational meetings about the USIE held on Tuesday,
October 18, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. in Kerckhoff 310.
The application and selection period will take place during the fall
quarter. The application deadline for this year's program is Thursday,
November 10, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. During the winter quarter, selected student
facilitators will work closely with their faculty advisors through a
two-unit independent study focused on the content-area of their proposed
course, and will participate in a two-unit pedagogy seminar with other
Through the independent study and the pedagogy seminar, student facilitators
will develop for review and approval a formal syllabus for their spring
seminars. Mentorship with the faculty sponsors will continue during the
spring quarter as the students facilitate their seminars.
More information about the USIE program, as well as the downloadable
application, can by found at the website: http://college.ucla.edu/usie
All questions and comments can be emailed to ucla.usie at gmail.com
<mailto:ucla.usie at gmail.com>
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