Category: News

The New Teaching and Learning Research Center Supports UCI Faculty

The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning is excited to announce the newest unit within the Division of Teaching and Learning (DTL). If you are a faculty member who applies for grants on higher education research (like NSF IUSE or HHMI) or would like to learn more about research in this area,[…]

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Celebration of Teaching Awards 2016

Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Education!  These awards will be presented at the 23rd Annual Celebration of Teaching, which will be held on Thurs., May 5, 2016 from 4:30-7:00 in the Student Center, Doheny Beach, Rooms A&B (reception and photo op follows).  To attend the ceremony, please R.S.V.P.[…]

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Explore teaching and educational technology in UCI’s active learning classroom

UCI’s new active learning classroom is SE 101. It seats 56 students in groups and contains technology for multiple displays and student presentations. Each Friday from 12:30 – 1:50pm during Spring 2016 we are offering simple workshops and resources for interested faculty and other instructors to explore the room and active teaching. Topics include: Building[…]

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Teaching Careers Night

Thursday, March 24 2016     5:45 – 8PM UCI University Club Graduate students and postdocs are invited to a panel presentation on different faculty positions within the UC’s, State Colleges, Private Undergraduate Institutions and Community Colleges. Those interested in attending should RSVP here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Teaching_Careers_RSVP. This presentation is sponsored by UCI’s GPS-BIOMED, an NIH program seeking to[…]

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Students in Global Sustainability present poster session

Dr. Jessica Pratt leads a year-long seminar for students seeking a global sustainability minor. At the end of each Winter Quarter, the students present posters on subjects such as ecotourism, recycling, organic food labeling, plastics in the ocean, and women in sustainable businesses. This year’s poster session was March 9th. The presenters and posters are judged[…]

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UCI Educational Technology Spotlight

Are you intrigued by the idea of moving some of your lecture content out of class? Is there a common confusion your students have – and you have often wished you could point them to a simple explanation? If you are considering creating instructional videos for your courses, check out this CEI resource for examples of[…]

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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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OEOD Presentation: Creating an Accessible Environment

The Office of the Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning is pleased to co-sponsor an upcoming presentation by Jan Serrantino-Cox, the Director of the UCI Disability Services Center. She will be speaking on the “Creating an Accessible Environment for Students, Staff and Faculty with Disabilities”. For more details see the flyer.

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The School of Humanities uses Lunar New Year to promote writing

The Academic English Program is coordinated by professor Robin Scarcella in the School of Humanities. This three-quarter writing series serves over 1,600 international and English Language Learner students at UCI, teaching them effective writing and communication skills. One of the methods the program uses to develop composition skills is to offer a writing competition each[…]

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