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Continuing and Innovative Education presents Informal Classes The University of Texas at Austin

Course Proposal

Thank you for your interest in Informal Classes.  We look forward to learning about your course ideas and possibly working with you. 

Informal Classes does not require its instructors to have teaching degrees or certification. Adults who have skills or knowledge they would like to share are invited to submit a course proposal. If you are interested in submitting a course proposal, you may complete the following online form. All proposals are subject to review by the Informal Classes staff. Submitting a proposal does not guarantee that it will be approved.

Your Information

Course Information

(Is there any special clothing students should wear?)

(What supplies will the students be expected to purchase? For example, will they purchase a 20-page resource book or art supplies from you, reimburse you for food costs, or bring their own?) Please include item, quantity, cost, source.

(Write a one-sentence biography that can be placed at the end of the course description explaining your qualifications to teach the class. You will also be asked to provide a photo and extended bio for our web site if your course is approved.)

Course Schedule and Size

(Example: 8 total hours in class, Mondays preferred, 4 meetings, 2 hours each meeting, from 6-8 PM. Minimum of 6 students, maximum of 30 students)

(Example: Class will meet Mondays; Class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays; Class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays; etc.)

Other course details

(Final course fee and instructor pay will be determined by Informal Classes staff.)

Suggested Instructor Pay:


(Class will be scheduled in a regular academic classroom, unless you request otherwise. Let us know if you require special equipment.)

(List material to be learned during each class period. Attach an additional sheet if necessary.)

(Explain the teaching techniques to be used: lecture, demonstration, practice under supervision, small group work, etc.)

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