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Resources for Students for AY 2021-2022

Written and compiled by DTEI Grad Fellows Ian Baran, Morgan Coburn, Helen Meskhidze, and Anat Schwartz Send questions, comments, corrections to dtei@uci.edu This document has links to a selection of resources, some created by the DTEI grad fellows and others created by UCI units and published sources. This page reflects the most up-to-date information as of September 10, 2021. Click through the individual links for more recent information. To share this […]

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Pandemic Pedagogy: Assessment Woes Part One

Assessment has never been an easy task, and the move to remote teaching has made it more frustrating for faculty and students alike. Faculty feel like cheating on exams has increased while students struggle with technological barriers and seemingly intrusive proctoring tools. Large class sizes makes grading difficult and giving detailed feedback nearly impossible. How can we navigate this? To be honest, I don’t enjoy talking about assessment. There are […]

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OVPTL Congratulates Dynamic Womxn of UCI Awardee Andrea Aebersold

On June 9th, the Womxn’s Hub at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) named the winners of their seventh annual Dynamic Womxn of UCI Awards. The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (OVPTL) is proud to announce that two of its valued team members, Andrea Aebersold and Megan Linos, were among this year’s award winners. Speaking on why he personally nominated Andrea for this year’s award, Vice […]

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Antiracist Pedagogy Reading List

Antiracist Pedagogy Reading List Compiled by Andrea Aebersold, Ph.D – University of California, Irvine *This is a working document with the goal of better understanding antiracist pedagogy in higher education. Sources will continue to be added. Email andrea.aebersold@uci.edu with additional sources. Please feel free to share this document. Akamine Phillips, Jennifer; Risdon, Nate; Lamsma, Matthew; Hambrick, Angelica; and Jun, Alexander (2019) “Barriers and Strategies by White Faculty Who Incorporate Anti-Racist […]

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Students Name Dr. Donald Dabdub Professor of the Year

As the Associate Dean of the Division of Undergraduate Education and a well-respected professor within the Samueli School of Engineering, Doctor Donald Dabdub is used to receiving recognition for his work as a professor. However, there are certain accolades that hold a special place in Dr. Dabdub’s heart, such as being named Professor of the Year by his students. Dr. Dabdub explains that every year during National Engineers Week (E-Week), […]

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Making Group Work Work: Designing Positive Group Work Experiences for Students

Deanna Myers, Department of Chemistry Group work. Just hearing the phrase brings up feelings of dread in many students. I remember feeling this way when I entered an upper-division chemistry course at my undergraduate institution. When the professors told us we would be assigned lab groups, with whom we would be doing projects and turning in group reports, I was filled with trepidation. But over the course of the quarter, […]

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Teaching and Mentoring URMs in STEM

Angeline Dukes, B.A., Department of Neurobiology & Behavior While navigating higher education can be challenging for everyone, it is especially daunting for those who do not see themselves represented in the textbooks and classrooms. Underrepresented minorities (URM) make up 33% of the United States population. However, they only obtain 22% of bachelor’s degrees and 9% of doctorates in science and engineering (NCSES 2019). Thus, there is a pressing need to […]

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Accommodating the Type 1 Diabetic Student

Morgan Coburn, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior *Please consult with your school’s unique medical support protocol for information on your institution guidelines for treating Type 1 Diabetes. What is Type 1 Diabetes? Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is an incurable autoimmune disease where the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas are attacked. The cells of your body use insulin as a meal ticket, allowing sugar to enter. Without insulin, sugar cannot enter […]

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Helping All Learners Realize Their Full Potential with Universal Design Learning

Devontae C. Baxter, Department of Physics and Astronomy Debunking “School isn’t for me” I think that it would be fair to say that our modern educational system is designed to primarily serve students that are capable of passively absorbing and retaining information shared by the instructor. This method never proved to effective for me, and as such I would actively search out additional resources outside of the classroom to compensate. […]

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Meet the 2021 Pedagogical Fellows

Pedagogical Fellows are a group of productive apprentice scholars who also have an interest in providing superlative instruction in their roles as Teaching Assistants. Fellows are selected through a competitive process based on teaching evaluations, letters of recommendation, and demonstrated interest in pedagogy. They commit to additional coursework and training in order to learn more about pedagogy in higher education, educational trends, and how to better prepare for the academic […]

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