Category: DUE_news

See How Your Classmates are Thriving in a Remote Environment

Finding Avenues for Remote Success This academic year will be unlike any other and, as you adjust to the remote environment, challenges are inevitable. But remote doesn’t mean alone—we are here to help you overcome and succeed. Jonathan Alexander, Associate Dean in the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE), and Kevin Huie, OVPTL Executive Director of[…]

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What You Need to Know to Prepare for Remote Learning Success

How Students Can Prepare for This Year Did you know that there is a complete guide to remote student success? This video introduces the Remote Student Success Guide, your central resource for health and wellness tips, remote studying strategies, Canvas support, and technical help. Because remote learning requires the right technology, UCI has established minimum[…]

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You are Special. You are an Anteater. ZOT! ZOT! ZOT!

Celebrating Student Strength and Resilience While the COVID-19 pandemic is certainly unprecedented, Vice Provost Michael Dennin emphasizes the strength and resilience that Anteater students have shown during this time. This week, students will hear from their peers as well as faculty and staff as they share strategies for the upcoming academic year. Vice Provost Dennin[…]

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Overview of the OVPTL and DUE: Knowing Where to Turn for Help

Breaking Down the OVPTL and DUE As an incoming UCI student, knowing where to get help is important—especially in a remote environment. However, with UCI divided into so many different departments, units, and so on, it can be difficult to know where to turn. Watch this video overview of the Office of the Vice Provost[…]

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How UCI Has Made Remote Learning Both Fun and Engaging

Promoting Engagement in the Remote Classroom  Brian Sato, Associate Dean for the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI), teams up with DTEI directors Andrea Aebersold and Danny Mann to explain some of the things they’ve done to ensure fun and engaging classroom experiences this Fall. Andrea, Director of Faculty Instructional Development, shares how she’s[…]

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Taking Advantage of Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) Resources and Support

DUE Units Provide Opportunities for Support and Engagement  Where can students turn for academic help and community-building opportunities? Jonathan Alexander, Associate Dean in the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE), highlights what some of the units within the DUE are doing to support UCI’s diverse student body this year. Trace Yulie, Director of the Learning and[…]

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How UCI Prepared for Remote Student Success

Creating a Memorable College Experience Brian Sato, Associate Dean for the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI), and Kevin Huie, Executive Director of Student Success Initiatives (SSI), discuss how the campus has prepared for remote student success. From ensuring engaging in-class experiences to offering a variety of resources and support services, UCI is doing[…]

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What We Are Doing at UCI in Preparation for Students and the Lessons Learned from Spring Quarter 2020

A special message on the remote college experience from Vice Provost Michael Dennin With Fall Quarter fast approaching, Michael Dennin, Vice Provost and Dean of the Division of Undergraduate Education, shares his insights on remote learning and advice for making the most of this academic year. While stressing the importance of communication, planning and flexibility,[…]

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Snooze: UCI Students Start Business to Combat Sleep Deprivation

For the average University of California, Irvine (UCI) student, walking around campus with four hours of sleep and a cup of strong coffee in hand is a normal part of the college experience. However, existing in a state of perpetual exhaustion is harmful on several levels. Not only does sleep deprivation take a toll on[…]

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Preparing Students for the Professional World

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) is dedicated to fostering student success both academically and beyond. UCI’s Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (OVPTL) takes this to heart—in their vision statement, the OVPTL vows to “provide opportunities for undergraduates to take risks strategically and achieve their potential as members of their communities.” To honor[…]

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