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:
FACT Program (Formative Assessment of Classroom Teaching): Mid-semester student feedback.
COPUS Classroom Observations: The use of an observation protocol to collect non-evaluative information on what instructors and students are doing during a class period, with a focus on active learning practices.
Teaching Nests: Observe other instructors' classes to facilitate reflection on your own teaching practices
Consultations and classroom observations: including course development, recommendations on specific teaching and learning topics, classroom observations, syllabus reviews, and the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL).
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
2017-18 Events and Programs (see the Calendar for details)
Get Ready! Teaching and Learning Workshops - August 17, 2017