What services are available for enhancing instruction?
There are a lot of services on campus to help you enhance your classes, such as video, interactive media, research collections, etc. These resources are available on campus and are constantly changing as new technology are introduced. Each group has specialists who can help guide you on your way.
- UCLA Academic Technology Services – ATS provides IT support services for researchers, working with high performance computing, visualization, simulation and modeling. ATS also supports a variety of cross-disciplinary research groups that may fall outside of local departmental IT services. ATS also works with researchers to make the the products of these efforts available for instruction.
- UCLA Office of Instructional Development – The Office of Instructional Development offers consultation to faculty on all aspects of teaching and learning. Our objective is to help faculty reflect on classroom practice and suggest strategies for improvement.
- Audio Visual Services – AVS provides equipment at no cost for undergraduate courses, provided that the equipment complements or enhances the lecture during the scheduled class time. Training on equipment is also provided at no cost.
- Center for Digital Humanities – The Center for Digital Humanities will work with you to develop digital and interactive materials for both teaching and research.
- Video Conferencing and Distance Learning – Have you been wanting to bring in a guest speaker who specializes in a topic of interest to your students, but the scholar you have in mind doesn’t plan to be in Los Angeles during the quarter? Let us help you arrange a live videoconference for your class, right in your general assignment classroom.
- Instructional Media Production – Instructional Media Production (IMP) supports all aspects of effective presentation, with a staff of media professionals and a state-of-the art technical facility.
- UCLA Library – Subject librarians offer a variety of services designed to help UCLA students, faculty, and staff access information resources and use them more effectively.
- Instructional Media Lab
- Instructional Media Library – The OID Instructional Media Library (IML) is UCLA’s central resource for the collection and maintenance of instructional media.
- Social Sciences Computing – Here are the pieces of computing information that we think are most critical for new Social Sciences Faculty at UCLA.
- College Library Instructional Computing Commons – Electronic learning spaces located on the 3rd floor of the Powell Library Building and on the first floor of the Research Library, the CLICC Classrooms provide a range of software for instructional use, as well as accessible desktops and laptops in both PC and MAC platforms.