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We envision a university community where scholarly teaching leads to transformative learning. Our mission is to serve the university community through a commitment to exceptional teaching and learning.


Student Feedback through Consensus

Student Feedback through Consensus (SFC) is a technique that uses guided discussion and consensus to generate clear, prioritized, and confidential student feedback on classroom instruction or curriculum. When you request an SFC, a consultant from the Center for Teaching and Learning guides your students through a consensus-generating process. Request an SFC by completing this form

Got A Question About Teaching?

Teaching consultants are available to individual faculty members, instructional staff, and TAs who wish to discuss teaching concerns and  effectiveness as they relate to a particular class.
Request a consultation by completing this form.


Teaching Tips

MOOCs Impacting Face-to-Face Teaching

CTL staff member Bill Rozaitis notes five ways MOOC instructors seem impacted by this new teaching and learning experience. The post addresses five “take-away” points:

1. Self-Awareness,
2. Lecture Style and Design,
3. Formative Assessment and the Opportunity for Reflection,
4. Risk Taking, and
5. Recognition of the Power of Students to Shape the Learning Environment.

Visit our
TILT blog to read more about it.

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Thank a Teacher

Send a thank you message to an instructor, faculty, instuctor, or TA, who has made a difference in your education.

Send a thank you

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