Online education

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Mentoring by text message

More than 1,600 mentors stepped up in four months to help their fellow students feel connected.

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Boost your career this year with the UC Alumni Career Network

Join other members of the UC community online each month for real-world advice on some of the trickiest challenges that today’s professionals face.

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Learning resources for parents, students and educators as school gets back in session

Standards-based lessons that will remain useful long after life and learning have returned to normal.

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Race and class can color teachers’ digital expectations for their students — with white students getting more encouragement

While providing access to technology is important, it won’t even the digital playing field. Embracing all students’ digital interests as opportunities for learning can help.

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Professor’s own body becomes physiology lab during pandemic

Adapting to remote learning, professor Rich Cardullo is performing all the experiments for his course on himself.

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Is now the time to be your own boss?

Seven alumni on finding purpose and what to know before you become your own boss.

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Ready, aim, get hired: Job tips for uncertain times

Tune out negative self-talk and follow these three tips from UC Santa Barbara alum and career expert Dana Manciagli.

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UC's online high school opens its doors to students stuck at home

For college prep course provider UC Scout, remote instruction is just business as usual — which is what makes it such a valuable tool in this crisis.

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Put your best (digital) foot forward!

How to practice professionalism in a socially distanced world.

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How UC is working to expand open access to its research

UC continues to press for free access to publicly-funded research despite stalled talks with Elsevier.