The TLA supports faculty and students by guiding development of pedagogy, curriculum, and assessment necessary to promote GE outcomes and MLOs.


Here is what's new...

1. Spring 2015 Textbooks Orders Due

Ordering Books: Faculty Enlight (also see attached handout)

Course Packs: For those of your interested in creating course packs, you may do this through Faculty Enlight as well by choosing Discover>Create Coursepacks, or by contacting Justin Navarro at Xanedu -

Affordable Learning Solutions: To keep learning affordable for students, explore the CSU's Affordable Learning Solutions.

2. TLA Faculty Brown Bag - RTP Workshop

When: Wednesday, December 3, 2014,

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Library, Room 2172 (behind ASAP)

For more info: Brown Bag Series webpage


​What: The Counseling Center will hold drop in consultation hours to assist Faculty to identify and respond to concerning behaviors that students may exhibit.

When: Wednesday, December 4, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (see attached flyer for additional information) 
​Where: ​Health and Human Services Building (80), Personal Growth and Counseling Center, Room 90

4. CSU Teaching Symposium Proposals Due

The 18th CSU Symposium on University Teaching will be held at Cal State Los Angeles on March 13 and 14, 2015. This year's theme is "Grit: Exploring Perseverance, Mindset, and Character in the Classroom."
The symposium provides an opportunity for CSUMB to showcase instructional innovations developed by our faculty and for faculty to learn about innovations happening on other CSU campuses and network with exceptional teachers across the CSU.
Depending on the number of faculty attending, TLA will provide partial to full funding for faculty to present at this event. This opportunity is available to lecturers and tenure line faculty.
To be eligible for funding, by Friday, Dec. 5th you must:

Submit a proposal to the Cal State LA Center for Effective Teaching
E-mail a proposal to

I am happy to meet with anybody to answer questions or brainstorm ideas.

Dan Shapiro
Interim Director