Tatiana AkashinaJay BartroffGail Peter BordenRuth ChungEdward FineganOliver MayerKrishna NayakMark RedekoppWendy SmithRachel WalkerTravis Williams

The Center is a uniquely fellow-driven institution that is dedicated to the inspiration and advancement of outstanding and innovative teachers in a learner-centered environment.

Faculty Fellows
Teaching Assistant Fellows
Undergraduate Fellows
Distinguished Fellows
Teaching Excellence in Action


Dec 1 Peer Observation of Teaching as a Tool for Enhancing Teaching Effectiveness
12:00 - 1:00pm, Doheny Memorial Library 240

Dec 3 From TA to Teacher: Making the Transition from Graduate Sutdent to Assistant Professor
12:30 - 1:30pm, Doheny Memorial Library 240 - New Location!

Dec 4 Mentoring & Being Mentored: Best Practices for Tenured & Tenure-track Health Sciences Faculty (HSC)
10:30am - noon, Norris Topping Tower 7409

Jan 8 2016 Spring TA Training (am session)
9am - 12:30pm, Doheny Memorial Library 240
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Teaching Awards

  • Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching is the highest honor the University Faculty bestows on its members for outstanding teaching.

  • University Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award symbolizes the University's dedication to the education of scholars and teachers.

  • Consultations & Mentoring

  • Consultations

  • Mentoring
  • Teaching & Learning Resources

  • Academic Careers

  • Active Learning

  • Contemplative Pedagogy

  • Course Design

  • Dealing with Problems/Difficult Situations

  • First day of class

  • Flipped Classroom

  • Learner-Centered Education

  • Syllabus Design

  • TA Resources

  • Teaching Nuggets

  • Teaching Practicum

  • more


  • Learning in the City: Los Angeles

  • Academic Careers Week - Cover Letter & CV

  • Negotiating the Academic Job Offer