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Applied Research

Through a network of scholars, practitioners and fellows, UCPDI conducts applied research in diverse professional settings. This research takes on a variety of forms, including:

  • Evaluations, environmental analyses and assessments
  • Articles and presentations
  • Practitioner-focused thematic research
  • White papers, working papers and policy briefs
  • Consultancies and case studies
  • Resources and advisement for media and government entities
  • Clearinghouse on the 21st Century workplace
  • Speakers bureau
  • Op-ed pieces

Teaching and Learning

In support of its education and outreach missions, UCPDI offers facilitated and self-paced courses, seminars, sessions and programs on campus, onsite and online. These offerings, focused on the 21st-century workplace experience, include:

  • Professional development seminars and workshops
  • Coursework offered in traditional and online formats, including Adult Learning and Social Capital in the workplace
  • Massive Online Open Courses (MOOC)
  • Mentor training in traditional and online formats
  • Trainings for instructional staff

Mentoring and Service

UCPDI is committed to serving its constituencies and communities in providing opportunities for meaningful engagement within and across organizations, guided by experienced professionals. This work incorporates the following elements:

  • Collaborative network of fellows and scholars
  • Mentorship opportunities that include training
  • Other service opportunities

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(858) 534-9273