Welcome to UCLA's Center for the Advancement of Teaching!

We foster and champion effective teaching, grounded in sound pedagogy and enhanced by innovation, to promote successful learning for our diverse student population. 
To realize this mission, we collaborate with faculty and other campus partners, drawing on our wide range of expertise in pedagogy, educational technology, assessment, learning spaces, and curricular research.

Teaching at UCLA: A Symposium to Showcase Innovation & Inspire Excellence

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching (CAT, formerly OID) and CEILS (Center for Education Innovation & Learning in the Sciences) collaborated to host an all-day, campus-wide event, Teaching at UCLA: A Symposium to Showcase Innovation and Inspire Excellence, held on March 6, 2019

Ahmanson Foundation Grants $250,000 for General Assignment Classrooms for the Humanities

A team of campus partners has successfully collaborated on a grant proposal to renovate General Assignment Classrooms. The grant, awarded by the Ahmanson Foundation, represents the first use of outside funding to support non-departmental teaching spaces at UCLA.

OID Awards AY2018-2019 Instructional Improvement Grants

OID provides grant funding to instructors and departments to support curricular experimentation and development that improves undergraduate instruction across campus. There are two types of grants available: