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Instructional Support for Teaching Online

Information on options for instructional continuity and teaching remotely are available at:


Preparing to Teach Online (GauchoSpace site, requires UCSB login)

Bookmark that page and refer back frequently as new material and information are being added daily, as well as schedules for workshops for faculty.


Teaching Technologies Support

GauchoSpace Learning Management System

GauchoCast Video Storage and Panopto Video Recorder

Zoom for Synchronous Instruction

Gradescope for Written Exams

EVENTS Fall 2020

UC Santa Barbara Campus Wide TA Orientation

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 9am - 1pm

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. Please click here for additional information.


Coming soon!

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. Fall TADP workshops Coming Soon. 



Note: Materials and links for all our Brown Bags can be found in Instructional Development's Changing Instruction, Changing Times site in GauchoSpace.

1. Navigate to http://gauchospace.ucsb.edu/
2. Enter your UCSB NetID and password (same as used for e-grades).
3. If you are not already enrolled in the course, go to the Courses link and click on Project Sites.
4. Type in the search box: Changing Instruction for Changing Times.
5. Click the course title and then click Join this course site.
6. Scroll down to My Courses click on the "course" entitled the site Instructional Development: Changing Instruction for Changing Times.


consultation contacts

George Michaelsexecutive director2130 Kerr Hall
lisa berrysenior instructional consultant1130 Kerr Hall
mindy colininstructional consultant1130 Kerr Hall
Mary Lou Ramos database and ESCI administrator1130 Kerr Hall
TBD ESCI assistant1124 Kerr Hall


Laurel Shaddixoffice manager 1130 Kerr Hall
faxfax: 805-893-5915