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ELI Conversation Partners and friends can chat at Conversation Hour on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month this spring.
Photo of discussion at Conversation Hour - spring 2016

Teaching Matters Workshops

Comprehensive general pedagogy workshops for faculty and graduate students.

Students Assessing Teaching and Learning (SATAL) Program

Assessment support for faculty and academic programs.

CETL

Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning
UCM's very first T.E.A.L. classroom is here!

English Language Institute (ELI)

Support and resources for English language learners and international students.
Undergraduates analyzing preposition use

Recent News Items

UC Merced Associate Professor, Humberto Garcia discusses the use of blogs and other educational technologies in his English courses.  https://...

Starting spring semester 2017, we must renew our efforts to ensure that all courses (entities for which students earn credit) have syllabi and that those syllabi include intended student learning outcomes (also called course learning outcomes) as well...

UCM's very first T.E.A.L. classroom is now open and ready to hold classes starting Spring 2017! For more information, please visit...

Faculty Focus

I discovered some good literature on the student entitlement topic while preparing for the Magna Online Seminar program I’m presenting later today. Among the content areas addressed in the literature are: what entitlement is, what attitudes and beliefs...
The scenarios here can be used to explore the salient issues, starting with a deeper understanding of what entitlement involves. Most of the definitions are clear, but pretty generic. The conversation gets interesting when it focuses on what entitlement...
“To love the past may easily be an expression of the nostalgic romanticism of old men and old societies, a symptom of loss of faith and interest in the present or future.” — E. H. Carr, What is History? When I walk into a college classroom...

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