UCLA Extension to Move Administrative Operations into New Spaces


[Editor’s Note: A version of this article previously appeared on UCLA Newsroom.] UCLA Extension is relocating its administrative operations to new offices in Westwood Village. The current UCLA Extension Administration Building at 10995 Le Conte…

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Coding Boot Camp Receives Scholarship Award


UCLA Extension’s Coding Boot Camp Scholarship was selected to be one of the charity recipients of Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) and MESA (Media & Entertainment Services Alliance) during their Second Annual WiTH Leadership Awards…

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Top Teachers Honored at 2018 Distinguished Instructor Awards


On May 9, 2018, at Carnesale Commons, UCLA Extension honored its top teachers with Distinguished Instructor Awards. Also, Dean Wayne Smutz presented the Dean’s Award for outstanding service to Extension both inside and outside the…

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Extension Accepts Leadership in Diversity Award at UPCEA Conference


Aymara Zielina, Program Director for Extension’s Tribal Leadership and Community Development Certificate, traveled to Baltimore last month to accept the Leadership in Diversity award at the UPCEA Annual Conference. Along with Dean Wayne Smutz, Aymara…

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Former Laker Metta World Peace Engages with Strategic Marketing Class


Instructor Javon Frazier’s Strategic Marketing class had a little more star power than usual during Spring Quarter. Students used the start-up venture of former Laker Metta World Peace as a case study — and for…

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Student Rights & Responsibilities Center Creates Video Tutorials


The UCLA Extension Student Rights & Responsibilities Center has begun producing internal UCLA Extension procedure videos related to student conduct, sexual violence/sexual harassment, and disability services. The videos are being produced to help staff, academic departments,…

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Tribal Leadership Certificate Program Wins UPCEA Award


A UCLA Extension certificate program designed to increase access to college for Native American students has earned a major award from a leading nationwide association of university professional and continuing-education divisions. The Tribal Leadership and…

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Instructional Design at UCLA Extension

Creating Engaging Video


Videos that come alive When considering adding video to your course, ask yourself: “How will this support my learning outcomes?” No matter how many explosions, car chases, or jump cuts you add to capture a…

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Author Richard Rothstein Keynotes Land Use Law & Planning Conference


On Jan. 19, UCLA Extension’s Public Policy Program held its 32nd Annual Land Use Law & Planning Conference at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The conference is the leading source of…

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Instructional Design at UCLA Extension

New Tools at UCLA Extension: Panopto and Adobe Connect


Panopto: Video Creation Beginning with the 2018 Winter Quarter, all Canvas-enabled courses include Panopto, a video creation and editing tool. Panopto is a great way to create video recordings for your course and can simultaneously…

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