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Mann PF Testimonial

“The PF Program was one of the best things I did in grad school.” That’s what the PF who trained…

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TA Professional Development Program

About the Program Started in 1989, TAPDP was one of the first discipline-specific, active learning-based programs in the UC system. Most of the training centers around a common set of goals. Since TA duties can vary across disciplines, however, the training you receive will be tailored to the duties and responsibilities expected by your department or[…]

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Programs and Services

The DTEI offers several ongoing opportunities for instructors, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows to enhance teaching and learning: Advanced Pedagogy Seminars for Future Faculty Topics include: research on how adults learn; paradigm shifts in higher education pedagogy; evidenced-based practices; designing instruction (lesson and course development); creating an inclusive learning environment; using instructional tools and resources; and integrating active and collaborative learning[…]

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Inside All Fun at #IAmFirst

“Let’s have a party. Let’s start strong. Let’s start by celebrating the first-gen identity!” said Professor Anita Casavantes Bradford. That is what #IAamFirst was all about — beginning the year by showing first-gen students that they were not alone. #IAmFirst day was an opportunity to show incoming freshman that a support system of fellow students,[…]

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$200 dollar Million Gift Raises the Bar For UCI

“The greatest wealth is health” and UCI has just been given a historic amount of health indeed with a $200 million dollar donation towards the brand-new Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences. Through this donation, Susan and Henry Samueli will enable pioneering reforms in the pursuit of integrative health care. The new college[…]

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Learning Assistants at UCI

Evidence Supporting Learning Assistants The Learning Assistant Program was first developed at the University of Colorado Boulder, and has been regularly studied there and elsewhere. This organized program of peer facilitation has been found to increase student learning in physics, particularly for women and minorities. Programs like these also increase the content knowledge of the[…]

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About OVPTL

The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (OVPTL) reports under the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor and branches over the Division for Undergraduate Education, Division for Teaching and Learning, and Summer Session. The focus of the OVPTL is to ensure the accessibility of essential academic support services to: Cater to every undergraduate[…]

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