Innovations and Research

CITRAL serves as the umbrella for teaching research and innovations at UC Santa Barbara.

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ECoach is a platform that provides personalized coaching for students in large courses to support effective learning and foster self-confidence and self-efficacy. Since 2017, ECoach has been used by thousands of UCSB students in STEM and social sciences courses.


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Data-Enhanced Teaching & Learning

UCSB Data-Enhanced Teaching and Learning (DETAiL) is a data dashboard that seeks to facilitate teaching practices to improve equity in courses. It provides aggregated demographic and course-related information, and asset-based pedagogical strategies shown to improve learning. 

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Access to Practice

Access to Practice (AtP) provides expert support and technological assistance to implement structured peer-reviewed writing assignments through the EliReview platform.