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Learning Assistant Program

General Catalog: Taken as a 186 in Geology (GEL). Contact for CRN.

Units: 1 plus one additional unit through collaborative department

Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor required.

Grading: letter grade

GE credit: none

When Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring


Class size: 1 section of about 30 students

Lecture/Discussion: 1 hour weekly

Internship: Approximately 3 hours per week. Introductory Math/Science courses at UC Davis.

Description: In addition to a one hour a week seminar focusing on specific teaching strategies, students will work alongside the class Teaching Assistant (TA) in introductory Biology, Calculus, Chemistry or Physics courses, helping to facilitate group discussions. A great course for those hoping to teach at the high school or college level and those wanting undergraduate experience in teaching.