PBS - Physical Biological Sciences

PBS 101 Cal Teach: Pedagogy for Learning Assistants

Supports and prepares learning assistants (LAs) for success in active classrooms. Helps LAs integrate learning theory and effective practices to facilitate thinking and learning when students work in small groups on conceptual problems. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of the course or equivalent in which the student will serve as an LA. Concurrent participation as an LA for a University STEM course is required. Enrollment is by application via the online form and a follow-up interview for selected applicants

Credits

2

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PBS 102A Cal Teach: Advanced Pedagogy for Learning Assistants

Advanced learning assistants (LAs) continue to explore learning theory and practical strategies for engaging students in thinking and learning. Prerequisite(s): PBS 101. Enrollment is by application and by permission of instructor and is restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Credits

1

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PBS 102B Cal Teach: Advanced Pedagogy for Learning Assistants

Advanced learning assistants (LAs) explore learning theory and practical strategies for engaging students in thinking and learning. Returning LAs in this course take on an advanced project involving one or more of the following: mentoring of new LAs, data collecting, research into teaching/learning, and/or the development of learning activities. Prerequisite(s): PBS 101. Enrollment is by permission following application and is restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PBS 182 ACE Program Service Learning

Students participate in training and development to co-facilitate collaborative learning in ACE active learning sessions and final exam review sessions. Students are role models for students pursuing science- and math-intensive majors. Prerequisite(s): Prior participation in ACE; good academic standing; no non-passing grades in prior quarter. Enrollment is restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

General Education Code

PR-S

Quarter offered

Fall

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