We are excited to announce that UCI Teach Week will be held next week, April 18-22, 2022. Presented by the UCI Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation, UCI Teach Week provides an opportunity for the entire Anteater community to participate in a campuswide celebration of teaching and learning. This year, UCI Teach Week will consist of a series of free events that will be hosted virtually, in-person, and in hybrid settings for maximum accessibility. Presentations, panels, and other activities will cover subjects such as creating flipped classrooms, facilitating engaging class discussions, adopting a collaborative approach to teaching, and much more.

We invite the entire UCI community to participate in this week-long event. Learn more about each upcoming UCI Teach Week event and register below. 

DTEI Office Hours @ the ALP Courtyard

    • Date: Monday, April 18, 2022 
    • Time: 11:00 am-2:00 pm
    • Location: In-person event, ALP Courtyard
    • Description: Many faculty worked with the DTEI instructional designers to design effective Canvas course spaces and adopt new technologies for remote teaching during the pandemic. DTEI invites all UCI faculty to meet with the instructional designers in person and share their remote teaching experiences while addressing specific teaching questions in this special “onsite” DTEI office hour gathering. Light lunch will be provided.
    • Register for DTEI Office Hours @ the ALP Courtyard

Creating a Flipped Classroom

    • Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022 
    • Time: 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    • Location: Virtual event, Zoom
    • Description: Learn more about using recorded lectures and assignments to create a flipped classroom and using class time for more hands-on activities.
    • Register for Creating a Flipped Classroom

Let’s Talk about Teaching

    • Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
    • Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
    • Location: Virtual event, Zoom
    • Description: Come and join this virtual round table discussion led by UCI faculty on various teaching-related topics, such as new grading ideas for teaching, student mental wellness support, and course design for online/hybrid teaching.
    • Register for Let’s Talk About Teaching

Creating Engaging Class Discussions

    • Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
    • Time: 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    • Location: In-person event, AIRB 1030
    • Description: Come learn more about writing engaging discussion questions and strategies to facilitate class discussions.
    • Register for Creating Engaging Class Discussions

Is the Classroom a Team? Coaching an Athletics Team, Running a Collective Arts Performance, and Teaching a Class

    • Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
    • Time: 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
    • Location: Hybrid event; In-person, 5th Floor Science Library, 570 iLab A and 571 iLab B & Livestream
    • Description: In this panel, Michael Dennin (Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning) will discuss the connection between coaching a team, directing an art performance, and teaching a class. Featuring a group of UCI athletic coaches and UCI School of the Arts faculty, panelists will share insights on working collaboratively and consider how “teaching as a team” can translate to the classroom.
    • Access the Livestream for Is the Classroom a Team?
    • Register for Is the Classroom a Team?

Faculty Spotlight for Digital Learning Excellence

    • Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022
    • Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
    • Location: Virtual event, Zoom
    • Description: DTEI instructional designers who work with many UCI faculty in strategizing ways to actively engage students with inclusive course design and digital learning tools will spotlight seven UCI faculty who foster digital learning excellence in teaching. Come and join us to learn what these faculty have done in their classes to enhance the student learning experience. 
    • Register for Faculty Spotlight for Digital Learning Excellence

Inclusive Practices for Assessing Student Writing

    • Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022
    • Time: 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    • Location: In-person event, AIRB 1030
    • Description: This workshop on writing assessment will explore ways to offer more efficient and focused feedback and will also discuss opportunities to incorporate more inclusive practices that support student writing development.
    • Register for Inclusive Practices for Assessing Student Writing

Celebration of Teaching Awards

    • Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022
    • Time: 4:30 pm-6:00 pm
    • Location: In-person event, Student Center Doheny A/B
    • Description: The UCI Celebration of Teaching is an annual event that honors exceptional UCI faculty, instructors, and TAs. Please join us as we recognize and extend our greatest appreciation for the 2022 Celebration of Teaching award winners and Dean’s honorees!
    • Register for the Celebration of Teaching Awards

How to Get a Teaching-Focused Job for Grads/Postdocs

    • Date: Friday, April 22, 2022
    • Time: 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    • Location: Virtual event, Zoom
    • Description: Get advice from UCI alumni who have successfully acquired (and sometimes hired for) teaching-focused positions. Panelists will share their pro tips for the current state of the teaching-focused job market.
    • Register for How to Get a Teaching-Focused Job for Grads/Postdocs

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