Educators, start here to access resources on inclusive teaching practices to support first-generation college students.

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The Center Innovative Teaching, Research, and Learning (CITRAL) is a research hub that promotes and supports inclusive teaching and learning. 

CITRAL Resources

UCSB Library 

UCSB Library collaborates with Center Innovative Teaching, Research, and Learning (CITRAL) and Instructional Development to provide training and resources on assignment design, instruction, and teaching. Instructors can partner with the library to support their student’s research skills and academic success, and library instruction sessions are offered across academic departments. For more information, see the Library Instruction information and the form to request a session. Instructors can also place required texts for courses on the course reserve system. 

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Tips for UCSB educators

  • Looking for department presentations on working with UCSB first-generation college students or transfer students? Please contact Malaphone Phommasa at