Faculty Feature: Mark Hendrickson

Professor Mark Hendrickson of the Department of History uses Peer Instruction in his courses to increase student engagement. He recently shared how and why he applies this pedagogy to his courses this video interview.

Academic Computing & Media Services (ACMS) helps faculty integrate the i>clicker student response system into their courses. Learn more about clickers and how they support Peer Instruction at clickers.ucsd.edu.

Faculty Feature is a series of articles highlighting faculty and their creative use of technology in the classroom. Check back regularly to find out how UC San Diego faculty are moving the future of education forward!


Faculty Information Sessions: Online Education Funding

Online Education at ACMSThe Office of the President’s Innovative Learning Technology Initiative, commonly known as ILTI, has recently opened its third round of requests for proposal (RFPs) to receive funding for the creation of online courses.

Academic Computing & Media Services (ACMS) invites all faculty attend to informal drop in informational sessions to learn more about ILTI and resources available to them for the creation of online courses.

ACMS staff will be on hand to talk about:

  • How to respond to the ILTI RFP
  • Budget models used by approved proposals
  • Best practices from previous ILTI projects
  • What is expected of you after receiving an ILTI grant
  • ACMS services that support online education, including video production, Ted, instructional design

Two open house sessions will be held in room 2113 in the Applied Physics & Mathematics building on:

  • Thursday, October 16 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 22 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

ACMS staff who have worked on previous ILTI projects will be available to answer questions. Light refreshments will be provided.

Faculty are also encouraged to reach out individually with their questions about ILTI by emailing instructionaltech@ucsd.edu.

We look forward to seeing you there.