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Teaching Position: CEP 470 Disability in a Diverse Society

Duties: Disability in a Diverse Society covers a range of topics related to the impact of disability. The course is designed to increase the student's awareness, sensitivity, and understanding of the individual, social, cultural, political and legal aspects of disability in our society. The graduate student instructor is responsible for all phases of course design and instruction. This includes developing the course syllabus, lesson plans, and assessment procedures.

Supervising Faculty: Dr. John Kosciulek


Desired Qualifications:

  1. Masters degree in rehabilitation counseling or related field
  2. Experience with college teaching desirable

Orientation and Training: Graduate student instructors will be sent the course textbook and supplementary materials by mid-May, and a teaching consultant will be available for consultation and assistance with early phases of course planning. Graduate students are required to attend orientation prior to the start of fall semester. The orientation covers a broad range of topics related to effective college teaching and curriculum design. Weekly or bi-weekly meetings for professional development are offered during the first semester of teaching.

Mentoring, Monitoring, and Evaluation: Graduate student instructors are matched with a student who has previously taught the course. The seasoned instructor is available for consultation and support throughout the year. Graduate student instructors are observed and evaluated at least once during their first semester of teaching. Written and verbal feedback is provided after each observation.