Transforming Teaching Faculty Learning Program

UCR is hosting a Faculty Learning Program for the 2021-2022 academic year. This program (originally hosted by UC Berkeley) brings together faculty at UCR to learn about the science of teaching and learning, improve their instructional practice, and build relationships and understanding of one another’s teaching and learning contexts in order to better align teaching practices to improve undergraduate student outcomes.


Program dates:

  • In-person kick-off workshop: September 22, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm hosted on campus.
  • Part 1: Fall 2021: 7 to-be-scheduled synchronous online sessions (learning)
  • Part 2: Winter 2022: 4-5 to-be-scheduled synchronous online sessions (practice & observation)

In this program, you will:

  • Build your education expertise
  • Develop your teaching practice to support student learning in lecture courses
  • Redesign your lectures to apply what you learn and integrate new approaches to teaching
  • Experience online technologies to develop your instructional practice & support student learning
  • Give and receive feedback on teaching practice

Seeking participants from any department:

  • First-year faculty members who may be new to teaching
  • Returning faculty who wish to revise their instruction to incorporate more active learning
  • You may attend just the workshop if you choose, limited space may be available for the complete FLP experience.

UCR Program Facilitators:

  • Matt Casselman, Assistant Professor of Teaching in Chemistry, UCR
  • Annie S. Ditta, Assistant Professor of Teaching in Psychology, UCR

Deadline to reserve a spot: Please contact Annie Ditta ( or Matt Casselman (mattc@ucr.eduASAP

Wednesday, June 1 at 8:30am to 4:30am

More dates through September 21, 2022


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Meetings & Training


Faculty & Staff


Exploration Center for Innovating Teaching and Engagement (XCITE)
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