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If you have a general inquiry for one of our service departments please use the below form. Individual staff member contact information can be found on the right sidebar of the service departments website. We make every effort to reply to all correspondence in a timely fashion.

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Instructional Development

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Instructional Development
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3200

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Ruth Marquette Business Officer 2130 Kerr Hall
workPhone: 805-893-8583
faxFax: 805-893-5895

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news & events


Need replacement lecture ideas?

The recent natural disasters and road closures have made it difficult for many faculty to lead traditional, in-class lectures.  If you need an alternative, consider utilizing GauchoSpace and Zoom to put yourself and your lecture materials in front of your students.  We provide step-by-step instructions and videos for making the most of these innovative teaching technologies.

TA Development Program: Pedagogy Workshops for UCSB Graduate Students interested in honing their teaching skills and attending to the nuances of TAing sections.  Includes tips and tricks for better instruction, discovering your teacher identity, CCUT preparation assistance, and workshops for international TAs.  RSVP here

Check out our Resource Library.  We have a collection of over 400 books and guides on a variety of instructional topics.  Stop by Kerr Hall 1130 to browse our selection and check out items of interes!

Subscribe to TALES: The Teaching and Learning Excellence Series podcast at TALES.id.ucsb.edu


Attendance at the annual TA Orientation is required for all new graduate student Teaching Assistants (TAs), and Readers who have a secured TAship or Readership, even if your first appointment is not until Winter or Spring Quarter.  There is no preregistration; attendance will be taken at the event. For further information please click here