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Our Mission

The Teaching Learning Center (TLC) provides expert resources and support to Otis College faculty/instructors interested in: improving the quality of their teaching, expanding their knowledge in current best practices and instructional technologies, addressing classroom concerns, and assessing student learning. The TLC offers a wide selection of services including one-on-one consultations, training workshops, and virtual guides in all aspects of teaching, learning, and assessment. 

TLC Hours

Open Access 24/7 

With ID Card

Closed = Holidays


Room 160 in the New Academic Building

Campus Map to TLC

Need Help (TLC Support)

Need Quick Help?

  • drop on by!
  • contact us by email ( or phone (310.846.2628)

Need To Update Skills?

Request a workshop for you or a group!

Technical Assistance?

Visit the Help and Technical Support Libguide.


The TLC was honored in 2007 with a Centers of Excellence Award for outstanding support to faculty from the New Media Consortium (NMC). 


Writing On Paper

The mission of the TLC is to further develop, support, and promote a culture of excellence in teaching and learning, particularly through technology-enhancements. 

Our Goals

  • to support faculty/instructors in developing a familiarity with current pedagogy, teaching methodologies, and best practices as they apply to both eLearning and traditional courses
  • to support faculty/instructors in incorporating technology or web-enhancements as appropriate into course curriculum
  • to offer one-on-one training and workshops on various instructional technologies
  • to assist faculty/instructors in using the Learning Management System
  • to provide a comfortable computer lab/workspace where faculty can prepare for classes, develop instructional content, work on longer projects, and experiment with instructional technologies
  • to help new faculty/instructors transition successfully into the Otis College teaching community 


TLC Space

The TLC Facilities

  • a common computer lab and open meeting space
  • private conference room
  • recording/production studio

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Production Studio

TLC Equipment

  • 6 iMacs with current OS
  • Black & White Laser printer/fax
  • 2 Color/Black & White Epson scanners
  • LED Display

TLC Computer Software

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Apple iTunes and Safari
  • Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Mozilla Firefox + Chrome Browsers
  • Apple Keynote and iLife (including GarageBand) [Macs only]
  • Quicktime and iMovie [Macs only]
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer [PCs only]
  • Camtasia [recording studio only]
  • Zoom (Web Conferencing)

Production Studio Equipment

  • MAC with current OS 
  • Snowball microphone
  • LED three-light interview lighting kit (with diffusers)
  • LED floodlights
  • Camera tripod with pan and tilt handle
  • Cannon Digital Video Camera
  • Backdrop set
  • Radio set and lavaliers (lapel mic)
  • Work tables


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One login provides real-time access to what you need.
No more typing your username + password a hundred times!

How to Access the Dashboard:

Please go to
Log in with your Otis College Username and Password

Navigating the Dashboard

Faculty Dashboard Intro from Otis College of Art and Design on Vimeo.

Faculty Guide

Guide to An Effective Otis College Classroom

This guide provides access to important key information such as:

  • What to do the first day of class
  • How to handle common student concerns/questions
  • Managing user credentials
  • Tools and resources available to you
  • And much more!

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