2023 Summer Programming

MLA Summer Teaching Institute

From June 26-30, Brandeis University and Middlesex Community College are collaborating with the Modern Language Association to bring an MLA Summer Teaching Institute in Reading-Writing Pedagogy held here at Brandeis!

This program aims to provide innovative reading and writing pedagogy training, build community and mentorship opportunities, and enrich an understanding of students at access-oriented institutions, nurturing the strategies that build cross-disciplinary and cross-vocational reading and writing skills in diverse educational settings. 

Upon completing the program, participants will be eligible for the MLA Certificate in Reading-Writing Pedagogy at Access-Oriented Institutions.

Read more about the 2023 Institute locations, purposes and outcomes.

Learning Experience Design Summer Courses

Liz Santiago Rabb and GSAS are offering four micro-courses in Learning Experience Design with Dr. Liz Santiago! These virtual, asynchronous courses are designed specifically for GSAS PhD students, and are FREE. There are two sessions: Session 1 from June 12 - July 14, 2023, and Session 2 from July 17 - August 18. The courses available are:

  • Learning Design Thinking
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Assessment Strategies
  • Adult Learning Theories

Participants will gain exposure to the relevance and applicability of LXD skills both inside and outside of academia, a mix of theory, discussion, and relevant projects, and practical application based on individual contexts and needs. 

Learn more about the opportunity and sign up for courses.