Category: Initiatives

Learning Assistants

Learning Assistants (LAs) are undergraduate students hired to serve as in-class tutors and group facilitators to help provide feedback and support for classroom learning activities. UCI has a new support infrastructure for instructors/departments interested in utilizing LAs. For more information see  http://dtl.uci.edu/learning-assistants/

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Shape UCI’s Classrooms

By Matt Williams, Division of Teaching and Learning. If you taught in Spring, please remember to share your thoughts about current and future classroom needs through the Spring 2016 SmartClassroom Survey issued by Classroom Technology Support. Previous surveys have resulted in several valuable upgrades, including more document cameras, more whiteboard space, and increased Wi-Fi coverage and capacity. Going[…]

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Open Classroom Week 2016

The Office of the Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce a new annual event: Open Classroom Week.  We often get to observe and learn from the research work of colleagues through publications, conference presentations, and departmental talks.  Open Classroom Week is an opportunity to similarly observe and learn from the teaching[…]

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UCI Educational Innovation Mini Grants

The Office of the Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce the new UCI Educational Innovation Mini Grant Program. UCI Educational Innovation Mini Grants (EIMG) provide funds (up to $4,000) for small-scale, pilot projects to explore innovative modes of instruction which have the potential to positively impact student success. The EIMG program[…]

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