Center for Teaching & Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning is a welcoming and inspiring resource, collaborating with faculty, staff and students to promote ideas to enhance learning. The center provides support and encouragement to explore, develop and refine teaching pedagogy to promote academic excellence, and it is committed to promoting teaching and learning as ongoing and collaborative processes of inquiry, experimentation and reflection.

The center’s mission is to:

  • Promote the value and practice of excellent teaching both in and out of the classroom to facilitate student learning and growth;
  • Serve as an on-campus resource that provides professional development opportunities to promote teaching and learning;
  • Provide opportunities for faculty to reflect on their work, share and learn from the experiences and expertise of their colleagues;
  • Encourage faculty collaboration to enhance and refine their teaching;
  • Promote active engagement and innovation in teaching and learning; and
  • Act as a hub for knowledge of effective, evidence-based practices as well as a conduit to bring faculty together.

Advisory Committee Members

  • Tricia Strickland
    Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning
  • April Boulton
    Dean of Graduate School
  • Susan Carney
    Associate Professor of Biology
  • Allen Flora
    Professor of Physics
  • Erin George
    Assistant Professor of Economics
  • Heather Mitchell-Buck
    Assistant Professor of English
  • Jeff Welsh
    Information Technology