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The UCLA Office of Instructional Development (OID) supports the instructional mission of the University and enhances teaching and learning opportunities. Through grants, programs and services, OID promotes the effective use of current and emerging instructional methodologies and technologies.

  • Professors learn new ways to teachOffice of Instructional Development offered grants to professors to integrate sustainability into their courses
  • Night to Honor TeachingDistinguished Lecturer Award: Stuart Biegel, Education "Creates curricula whose hallmark is inclusivity"
  • Night to Honor TeachingDistinguished Lecturer Award: Ronald Cooper, Integrative Biology and Physiology "Has utmost respect and consideration of everyone's academic needs"
  • Assisting TAs at UCLA in improving their teaching and advancing their professional development
  • Night to Honor TeachingDistinguished Teaching Assistant Award: Jacquelyn Ardam, English "Creates an atmosphere where students feel free to voice their opinions about the most sensitive material"
  • Night to Honor TeachingDistinguished Teaching Assistant Award: Joslyn Barnhart, Political Science "Breaks past the anxiety and panic that many students experience with mathematical subjects"
  • Community Based LearningProviding skill-building programs that encourage youth in the community
  • www.learnIT.ucla.eduFREE training for faculty and students! Self-paced. Improve your software skillset
  • Center for Educational AssessmentProgram and Instructional Assessment resources for faculty and students
  • AVSAVS provides audio-visual services for faculty. Find classroom equipment info.
  • BruinCastBruinCast offers recorded course lectures for students, now in iPhone/iPad formats
  • Video FunaceIMCS provides faculty with film material for their courses
  • Earth Changing ClimateThe DVD Earth's Changing Climate offers an examination of global climate change, rent it at Instructional Media Collection & Services
  • John Adams mini-seriesUsing an OID mini-grant, professor Karen Rowe obtained the HBO mini-series, available at Instructional Media Collection & Services
  • Online Evaluations Increase ExpansionDaily Bruin article regarding the OID's online evaluation pilot program started in 2010 after seeing the need to make evaluating instructors more cost and time efficient