Other Instructional Resources
Psychology Professor Lawrence Rosenblum Chosen as 2004-2006 Chair in Teaching Excellence
Professor Lawrence Rosenblum from the Department of Psychology has been chosen as the next College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Chair in Teaching Excellence following the first Chair, Professor Steven G. Axelrod (English), who served from 1999 to 2002.
Student Judicial Affairs (SJA)
Student Judicial Affairs is responsible for addressing alleged incidents of academic and non-academic violations of UCR Standards of Conduct that involve UCR students.
Office of Instructional Development: Faculty Teaching Resources
The Office of Instructional Development provides a list of resources and services to assist faculty in the effective use of current and emerging instructional methodologies, pedagogies, and technologies to enhance teaching and learning opportunities on our campus.
Books and Articles
Learning Space Design
'Learning Spaces ', Diana G. Oblinger, Editor
'Learning Spaces' focuses on how learner expectations influence such spaces, the principles and activities that facilitate learning, and the role of technology from the perspective of those who create learning environments: faculty, learning technologists, librarians, and administrators. Information technology has brought unique capabilities to learning spaces, whether stimulating greater interaction through the use of collaborative tools, videoconferencing with international experts, or opening virtual worlds for exploration."
'Radical Flexibility and Student Success: An Interview with Homero Lopez ', Diana G. Oblinger
"We strive to provide faculty and learners an opportunity to experiment with learning spaces that have been designed with a radical flexibility that encourages them to 'please move the furniture' and that untethers them to the maximum extent possible."
Personal Response Systems
‘Calling All Students…Come in Students…’, Michael L. Rodgers and David J. Starret
Drs. Rodgers and Starret discuss the increasing adoption of Personal Response Systems, or clickers, in university instruction. They highlight both the benefits and challenges of effectively using clickers in teaching large classes.
Non - UC Resources
The Flashlight Program
Flashlight is an effort to help educators and their institutions study and improve educational uses of technology. The Program's goal is to help faculty members, administrators and students ask the questions and gather the data they need to guide and improve their own educational uses of technology.
Preparing Future Faculty (AAC&U Webpage)
Launched in 1993 as a partnership between the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) and the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), the Preparing Future Faculty program is a national movement to transform the way aspiring faculty members are prepared for their careers.
Professional and Organization Development (POD) Network in Higher Education
POD supports a network of nearly 1,500 members - faculty and teaching assistant developers, faculty, administrators, consultants, and others who perform roles that value teaching and learning in higher education. The POD Network and its members lead and support change for the improvement of higher education through faculty, instructional and organizational development activities.
Teaching Effectiveness and Career Enhancement (TEACH) Program
Modeled after the national Preparing Future Faculty movement and geared toward Ph.D. students with teaching appointments. The TEACH program assists graduate students in further developing teaching skills and exploring faculty roles on a college or university campus.