About the Center for Engaged Teaching

CET Framework

The mission of the Center for Engaged Teaching (CET) is to accelerate the application of research findings to improve teaching and support learning environments in which everyone can excel.


  • Assessing and enhancing the overall quality of instruction, curriculum design, and program outcomes.
  • Providing resources and assistance to enhance our capabilities.
  • Sharing, building, and updating research-based teaching and learning practices. 
  • Creating new meaningful faculty resources and on-going support.
  • Offering:
    • Confidential consultations
    • Classroom Observations (faculty flow diagrams and student group perceptions)
    • Teaching and Learning Workshops
    • Course Redesign Studios
    • Learning Communities (teaching, writing, technology circles, etc)
    • Formative Assessment of faculty teaching effectiveness
    • Guidance on creating and implementing methods of assessing student learning
    • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning support



We offer a variety of programs for UC San Diego educators. The programs are categorized by educator type, to be more useful for you. 


We look forward to working with you, please contact us with any questions at cet@ucsd.edu

The CET is located in the Literature Building, Suite 210. You can see photos of the space online here.