The Center for Educational Effectiveness promotes excellence in undergraduate education at UC Davis. We collaborate with faculty, graduate students, and instructors to implement evidence-based instructional practices and develop and explore innovative solutions that enhance learner-centered instruction. We are frequently adding new information to our new and growing site. Read more about us.

Let's Talk

Whether you want to explore a new idea or have a particular problem to solve, CEE specialists offer consultations to meet the instructional needs of faculty, graduate students, and instructors. Contact us to get started!

Instructional Success

We support instructors with a range of teaching experience and skills, from the beginning of their teaching careers through their development as experienced instructors. Learn more here.

Download The TA's Guide to Effective Teaching (PDF).

Research & Scholarship

CEE’s educational scholars are actively engaged regionally and nationally in innovating and conducting research in undergraduate education. Review our recent publications and presentations.

Course Innovation

Innovation begins with an idea. Explore how we collaboratively support the “inspiration and perspiration” required to bring your course, curriculum, and teaching to fruition.

Evaluating Learning

CEE specialists can help you design exams that effectively assess student learning. We’ll also help you score and analyze your results.

Test Scoring Services

What's Happening

CEE offers courses, trainings, and workshops on campus. Check out the latest topics and series related to promoting excellence in education for UC Davis students. Learn about upcoming presentations and workshops happening outside of our campus as well.