University of California, Riverside

Computing & Communications

Instructional Design & Faculty Technology Support Group

The Instructional Design & Faculty Technology Support Group provides support to faculty and students relating to instruction and/or technology that facilitates effective teaching and learning across academic disciplines. Instructional Designers are available to assist instructors in identifying resources, information, or strategies to evoke student engagement and foster academic success. 

Instructional Designers provide access, training, and support for instruction that may involve the use of computers and networked environments. The Instructional Design & Faculty Technology Support Group seeks to enhance the quality of instruction and support life-long learning and critical thinking among UCR students, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Our Goals:

  • Facilitate best practices in engaging and effective digitally-infused instruction
  • Partner with with individuals and academic units in support of teaching & learning
  • Promote innovation as an iterative exploratory process
  • Co-create communities of practice and learning

Support extends to collaboration on ILTI proposal writing and instructional design, including course re/design, approaches to assessment, and suggestions on active learning strategies, as well as technology solutions, including iLearn, clickers, and the Learning Glass.

Mission Statement

The Educational Technology and Computing Services (ETACS) provides a broad range of technologies that support faculty, staff, and students at the University of California, Riverside who seek to share, discover, and advance knowledge through teaching, learning, research, public service, and other creative accomplishment.


Instructional Design & Faculty Technology Support Group

Computing & Communications Building
Office Hours: M-F 8:00a-12:00p 1:00p-5:00p

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Computing & Communications
Computing & Communications Bldg.

Tel: (951) 827-4741
Fax: (951) 827-4541