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Security tip of the month

This month's computing security tip –

Don't get tricked into downloading something malicious; download only from trusted sources — Learn more

For more security tips, visit UCI Safe Computing

posted: 07/01/12 - 08/01/12

› The Twitter Generation: Teaching Deferred Gratification to College Students

Consider this: The research on deferred gratification connects with the research in the emerging neurodevelopment science of education. Moreover, there is a strong correlation between deferred gratification-defined as self-regulation-and current and future academic, social, and emotional success. And finally, teaching deferred gratification may increase student retention. Happily, there are specific, unique, and research-based strategies that educators can deploy to explicitly teach deferred gratification or self-regulation to all college students.

Tomorrow's Professor Mailing List — The Twitter Generation: Teaching Deferred Gratification to College Students.

posted: 07/01/12 - 08/01/12

› EEE needs your feedback!

We want to know how you use EEE, what you think about it, and how we can make it better.

Please take a moment to share your honest feedback by completing a short survey. When the survey is done, we will aggregate and anonymize the results and share them back on EEE. Your comments will also help to inform and guide future development efforts on the site.

Take the survey now and tell us what you think!

posted: 07/17/12 - 07/31/12

Survey Results - EEE Mobile Usage

In Spring 2012, the EEE Web Team conducted a survey asking about mobile device usage and needs.

Download the PDF results summary

The EEE team periodically compiles statistics, conducts user surveys, prepares and publishes reports.

For other reports, visit About EEE — Reports & Statistics.

 
posted: 07/20/12 - 07/30/12

OIT Computer Lab Changes

Upcoming computing lab changes from OIT

  • Engineering Gateway labs closing on June 15
  • New OIT labs open in Nat Sci I at the end of Spring 2012
  • New OIT labs open in Nat Sci II in Summer 2012

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posted: 05/18/12 - 06/15/12

2012 Celebration of Teaching Recipients

2012 Recipients of Celebration of Teaching awards include Diane O'Dowd (Prof of the Year), Joanne Frattaroli Zinger (Lecturer of the Year), Sarah Eichhorn (TA Development), Catherine Loudon (Instructional Technology Innovation), Melissa Malvaez & Joel Ross (Most Promising Future Faculty Members).

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posted: 05/21/12 - 06/09/12

Improving Teaching by Studying Learning

Research continues to improve our understanding of the way our students learn and retain information. This workshop will consider how we as teachers can help students improve their attention, learning, memory, and test performance. Both student learning and the presentation of information by instructors will be discussed — Learn more
 
 

posted: 05/23/12 - 06/05/12

Security tip of the month

This month's computing security tip –

Who is really emailing you? Did you know a 'from' address could be forged? When in doubt, err on the side of caution — Learn more

For more security tips, visit UCI Safe Computing

posted: 05/01/12 - 06/01/12

Celebration of Teaching, May 24

The campus is invited to honor faculty & TAs for teaching excellence at this 19th annual event.

2012 Recipients include Diane O'Dowd (Prof of the Year), Joanne Frattaroli Zinger (Lecturer of the Year), Sarah Eichhorn (TA Development), Catherine Loudon (Instructional Technology Innovation), Melissa Malvaez & Joel Ross (Most Promissing Future Faculty Members).

Learn more

 

posted: 05/06/12 - 05/20/12

Security tip of the month

This month's computing security tip –

Keep your computer up to date with patches, anti-virus software, and current web browsers — Learn more

For more security tips, visit UCI Safe Computing

posted: 04/01/12 - 05/01/12