Several initiatives have been developed on campus that are connected with, related to, or of interest to members of the Education Initiative.
The Center for Advancing Multidisciplinary, Scholarship for Excellence in Education (CAMSEE)
CAMSEE is a research, learning, and teaching community focused on undergraduate education. We welcome participation from all members of UC San Diego who wish to contribute their experience and expertise to advance pedagogy and discipline-based educational research, while improving education.
The Design Lab
The goal of the Design Lab is to create an exciting, vibrant design community that pervades the campus, cutting across disciplines, developing cross-campus projects, combining practice with theory, and making UC San Diego a world leader in design theory and integrative programs.
The College’s First-Year Experience Course
The sixth Colleges have invited new freshmen to enroll in their 2-unit course with one hour of lecture led by a Provost or professor and one hour of discussion led by upper-class undergraduate students each week. This course is designed specifically to help new students maximize their educational experience at UC San Diego. More information for each college is posted under: Marshall, Muir, Revelle, Roosevelt, Sixth, and Warren.
The Innovative Learning Technology Initiative (ILTI)
The ILTI is designed to meet UC campus needs for high quality online or hybrid course offerings. The Initiative will enhance the educational experience and opportunities for UC students by helping them get access to high demand courses, satisfy degree requirements, and graduate on time.
The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL)
CIRTL is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Center for Learning and Teaching in higher education.The goal of CIRTL is to improve the STEM learning of all students at every college and university, and thereby to increase the diversity in STEM fields and the STEM literacy of the nation.The Network now includes 23 research universities across the nation, including UC San Diego.
The Chancellor’s Strategic Plan
The Education Initiative has been incorporated into the Chancellor's Strategic Plan.