What Can We Do For You?

The Academic Engagement Instructional Design team assists faculty with the integration of technology into the learning environment, in addition to applying sound pedagogical strategies to engage students and meet course outcomes. Whether it’s a tech-enhanced activity, a hybrid classroom or fully online courses, the Instructional Design team is available for consultation to scope your course design needs. The team also offers UCR instructors a variety of instructional technology and course design learning opportunities throughout the year.

An Award Winning UCR Team

In December 2017 the UCR Academic Engagement Team received the Online Learning Consortium's award for Excellence in Faculty Development for Online Teaching. The OLC Awards recognize the tremendous advances in digital learning that result from the ideas and initiatives of individuals and colleges and universities around the world. Read more about the awards.

Thank you for your support

Thanks to those of you who were able to participate in the Summer 2016 and Spring 2017 Faculty Instructional Innovation Studio (Results) and Spring 2017 (5 Week) Faculty Instructional Innovation Studio workshop series (panel discussions, interactive case studies, hands-on labs, exploratorium, lightning rounds, etc.) We had a fantastic turnout with interest from across campus: professors, instructors, researchers, teaching assistants, graduate assistants, post docs, administration and students.

Need assistance?

All of our step-by-step application and service support documentation is available at the ServiceLink Knowledge Base. Be sure to visit for tips, tricks, and user guides specific to teaching and learning tools such as available software, Zoom , Poll Everywhere, Learning Glass, and so much more! Or contact us directly at