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Implementing Flipped Classrooms into Law School Pedagogy

Conor Gómez, School of Law Welcome to Law School. All your hard work wooing professors to write encouraging letters of recommendation and studying for a standardized test that supposedly predicts performance in the first year of law school is finally over. Now the really hard work begins. For those of you like me (who did not participate in Greek life during undergrad), law school’s hazing tactics to weed students out […]

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Redefining the Purpose of Education in the Information Age

Prince Paa-Kwesi Heto, Department of Political Science How is the technological revolution changing the world of education and the art of teaching? The easy access to information due to the Internet and changing hiring practices are transforming education in fundamental ways, which makes student-centered pedagogies a must, not a choice. This revolution is a welcomed one. It is offering educators the chance to redefine the purpose of education and to […]

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Commentary: What Instructors Can Do to Improve Retention of Racial Minorities in Higher Education

Mustafa I. Hussain, MS, Department of Informatics Science has had a problem for a long time. The problem resurfaced recently, when news broke that Nobel Prize-winning biologist James Watson believes that race determines intelligence (Yancy-Bragg, 2019). Many of us instructors may find silence on such issues comfortable—but our silence is not helpful (Robertson & Chaney, 2017). Schinske et al. (2016) found that instructors can shift students’ stereotypes of scientists—“what scientists […]

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How UCI’s Digital Learning Institute Supported Instructors and Students as they Pivoted to Remote Learning

When UCI shut down a few days before the finals in Winter 2020 due to the spread of COVID-19, faculty had only days to transition final exams to an online format and a week during spring break to prepare for remote teaching. Many of them, like History professor Sarah Farmer, did not have prior training in online learning. “It was extremely stressful since I had no experience teaching with Canvas, […]

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Congratulations to the 2021 Celebration of Teaching award winners and honorees! The UCI Celebration of Teaching recognizes the faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants who have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching at UC Irvine. Nominated by peers, students, and staff, award winners exemplify exceptional teaching across six award categories. While the pandemic prevents us from recognizing these exceptional instructors at the annual Celebration of Teaching event, we invite you to join […]

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Copy of 2021

Congratulations to the 2021 Celebration of Teaching award winners and honorees! The UCI Celebration of Teaching recognizes the faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants who have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching at UC Irvine. Nominated by peers, students, and staff, award winners exemplify exceptional teaching across six award categories. While the pandemic prevents us from recognizing these exceptional instructors at the annual Celebration of Teaching event, we invite you to join […]

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Congratulations to the 2021 Celebration of Teaching award winners and honorees! The UCI Celebration of Teaching recognizes the faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants who have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching at UC Irvine. Nominated by peers, students, and staff, award winners exemplify exceptional teaching across six award categories. While the pandemic prevents us from recognizing these exceptional instructors at the annual Celebration of Teaching event, we invite you to join […]

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2020 Congratulations to the UCI Celebration of Teaching 2020 Award Winners! For over 28 years, the UCI Celebration of Teaching has recognized the faculty, instructors, and Teaching Assistants who have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching at UCI. Nominated by their peers, students, and staff, the UCI Celebration of Teaching award winners exemplify exceptional teaching across six award categories. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, UC Irvine was unable to recognize the […]

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Michael Dennin Named 2020 Innovator of the Year!

Congratulations to UC Irvine’s Michael Dennin for being named one of the 2020 Innovators of the Year  (IOTY) by the Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ)! This year marks Michael’s fourth nomination and first win at the awards.  In response to the OCBJ’s announcement of the award recipients on September 24, Michael expressed his deep appreciation and gratitude.  I’d like to thank the Orange County Business Journal for this award! I’m […]

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Vice Provost Michael Dennin Nominated for 2020 Innovator of the Year Awards!

Congratulations to Michael Dennin for being nominated for the sixth annual Innovator of the Year Awards! Hosted by the Orange County Business Journal, this awards program recognizes five innovators who are effecting real change in the Orange County community. This year marks Michael’s fourth nomination for this honor.  As Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, Dean of Undergraduate Education and Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, […]

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