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Making Teaching & Learning Visible

CETL offers programs and services that provide faculty with opportunities to build community, discuss ideas and issues with colleagues, and engage in reflection, centered on a foundation of USI – teaching and learning. These include:

CETL partners with units across USI in these programmatic areas, including Online Learning, Information TechnologyRice LibraryUniversity Division, Institutional Analytics Office (formerly OPRA), and Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (OSPR).

Teaching Resources

Support for Teaching During COVID-19

This is an extraordinary time for all of us as we continue to take action in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please know that you have a community of support and expertise, including your colleagues, the staff in Online LearningInformation TechnologyRice LibraryCETL, and Disability Resources, and many more across USI. 

Connect. Learn. Share. 

CETL provides supports the education mission of USI by developing and implementing programs for faculty and instructors in their teaching to improve student learning and success.  Areas of focus include:

  • Best practices and evidence-based instructional practices
  • Innovations in teaching and learning
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL)
  • Student-centered and inclusive learning environments
  • Effective use of instructional technologies 
  • Assessment and evaluation of teaching and student learning