University of California, Riverside

Undergraduate Education



Teaching and Learning Improvement


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Improving the quality of education

Undergraduate Education is dedicated to improving the quality of education at the University of California, Riverside through innovative programs. These innovative measures include statistical research, student feedback, and collective discussion amongst faculty and lecturers.


Celebration of Teaching

An annual celebration of teaching excellence combining multiple awards for distinguished teaching, academic advising excellence, and inductions to the Academy of Distinguished Teachers. The inaugural ceremony is May 18, 2017 from 2-4pm in HUB 302 south.

Academy of Distinguished Teachers 

The Academy of Distinguished Teachers was founded in 2005 to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding teachers among the UCR faculty and to provide a range of services to help other UCR faculty members to improve their work in the classroom.

Faculty Instructional Evaluations (iEval)

iEval allows students the opportunity to provide constructive feedback on the instruction received each quarter. Comments should address what works well and what areas of the course need enhancements to improve the learning experience for students. All evaluations are anonymous, the logging in process confirms enrollment and prevents students from submitting more than one evaluation per course.

Innovative Teaching Award

The Teaching Innovation Award is presented to faculty who demonstrate exceptional effort and achievement in teaching innovation. Nominations are submitted to the Academy of Distinguished Teachers, who are charged with selecting one or two teachers to honor each year.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Provides access to faculty resources for teaching and learning, includes links to the Scholarships of Teaching and Learning Colloquia series, on-campus resources that provide assistance to instructors and faculty grant opportunities.

ladis Herrera-Berkowitz (gladis@ucr.edu) by Thursday, May 19, 2016.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Undergraduate Education
1100 Hinderaker Hall

Tel: (951) 827-7750
Fax: (951) 827-7745

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