Kresge College: College 1 Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)
Company: University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: January 19, 2023
Kresge College at the University of California, Santa Cruz
(UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of lecturers to
teach sections of College 1, the first course of UCSC's Academic
Literacy Curriculum. College 1 is a required core course designed
to help students develop academic and civic proficiency in reading
and critical thinking. Students will develop understanding of
"academic ethos" and habits of mind and practice that are tied to a
sense of belonging and academic success. This course prepares
students for success in other UCSC courses. There is no placement
exam for College 1; enrollment in this course is not tracked by
proficiency in reading, writing, or critical thinking.
Instructors meet with a seminar of about thirty students two or
three times per week and present material from an established
syllabus; assign and evaluate student work; meet with students in
small groups; prepare grades, which may include narrative
evaluations of student performance; hold weekly office hours; and
carry out other typical instructional duties.
Students in Kresge College 1 Academic Literacy and Ethos: Power and
Representation examine contemporary nonfiction and creative work in
varied media that reflect social and institutional practices
related to power and representation. Readings focus on individuals'
and communities' struggles to represent and constitute themselves
in the United States.
Applicants with any of the following qualifications are strongly
encouraged to apply:
- Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) .
- Demonstrated record of working effectively with students from a
wide range of social, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
- Familiarity with current theory and research in academic
literacy and discourse pedagogy, or related topics.
- Research or teaching experience in visual or aural culture, the
arts, literature, performance studies, or media studies.
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