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Tips, Tricks and Treats Talk Series: Linguistic Variation and Language Design


EPIC-Lang presents "Linguistic Variation and Language Design," a talk by Professor Anoop Mahajan as part of the Tips, Tricks, and Treats talk series. Anoop Mahajan is a Professor of Linguistics at UCLA with specialization in theoretical syntax. In this talk, Professor Mahajan will look at a small set of linguistic variables across which natural languages...

Tips, Tricks and Treats Talk Series: Bilingualism and the Relationship between Speech Perception and Production


EPIC-Lang presents "Bilingualism and the Relationship between Speech Perception and Production", a talk by Professor Ji Young Kim as part of the Tips, Tricks, and Treats talk series. Ji Young Kim is Assistant Professor of Linguistics at UCLA with specialization in heritage language phonology. In this talk, Professor Kim will focus on the perception and...

EPIC-Lang Conference


The Excellence in Pedagogy and Innovative Classrooms (EPIC) Program, an initiative of the UCLA Division of Humanities, is pleased to host the “Building Sustainable Modern Language Programs: The Next Generation of Transformative Language Courses” conference focused on language pedagogy. Conference sessions will be held remotely from Friday, May 20 to Saturday, May 21, 2022. To...

Ready, Set, Teach! Fall 2022 Undergraduate Panel & Lunch

EPIC’s signature Ready, Set, Teach! event invites the community of Humanities instructors at UCLA to come together in person for practical discussions on topics in teaching and learning. This fall’s event will take place on September 21, 2022 from 11 am to 1 pm and includes an undergraduate panel on learning experiences from the 2021-22 academic...

Back-to-School Reception

Join fellow Humanities colleagues for EPIC's annual back-to-school reception on September 21, 2022, 4-5:30 pm in Royce 306 Balcony. Light food and beverages will be available. We look forward to kicking off the school year with you! Please use this Google Form to RSVP.

Interrupting Bias in Classroom Conversations

This workshop explores how various forms of bias impact class dynamics and discussions, and helps instructors develop knowledge and skills for interrupting microaggressions and bias and managing hot moments in the classroom. Participants practice recognizing intent versus impact, as well as a variety of concrete tools for troubleshooting friction in the classroom–and walk away with...

Can You Hear Me Now? EPIC Interactive Session on Inclusive Syllabus for Language Instruction

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  In this interactive session, EPIC-Lang will provide some specific tips, suggest some quick tricks and prepare some pedagogical treats for instructors of LOTE (Language Other Than English). Our focus will be on an EDI based language course syllabus. We hope to collaborate together to produce a usable syllabus template. Graduate students are welcome. Light...

Course Design with Accessibility in Mind: Creating Inclusive Bruin Learn Sites

Please join us for a workshop on building accessibility into your Bruin Learn course site in preparation for the Winter Quarter. This hands-on 90-minute session will introduce Bruin Learn's accessibility tools and strategies for incorporating media into course sites. Participants will have a chance to practice some of these features and create a concrete plan...

Creating Impactful Research & Writing Projects Using Library Tools

When: Monday November 14, 2:30-4pm Pacific Time Where: Zoom (Register Here) This event opens with a panel discussion featuring instructors and librarians sharing insights about using the UCLA Library's Writing Instruction & Research Education digital toolkit (WI+RE) to design effective projects for courses of all sizes, from large lectures to small seminars. Panelists will discuss strategies...

EPIC & OTL Workshop: Designing Your Bruin Learn Course Site


Ready to (re)design your course site for the winter 2023 quarter? Wish there was a tool that can help you better present course materials on Bruin Learn to students? In collaboration with UCLA Online Teaching and Learning (OTL), EPIC presents this workshop on Design Tools, also known as CiDi Labs DesignPlus., a collection of tools designed to...

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