Office of Research

Center for Engineering, Learning and Teaching (CELT)


The mission of the Center for Engineering, Learning and Teaching (CELT) is:

To conduct internationally recognized research in engineering learning.

To promote teaching effectiveness in engineering classrooms at the UW.

To be a model for effecting change in the College of Engineering.

Core Services Offered

One-to-one consultations.

Faculty workshops.

Classroom presentations.

Education resources and expertise.

Formative Classroom Assessments are designed to gather the data necessary for teachers to make targeted teaching or course improvements.

Funding Information:

National Science Foundation (NSF)1998-2012.
Boeing 1999-2019.
GE 2001-2005.
Ford 2001-2007.
Provost 2003-2009.
College of Engineering 2003-2009.

Reporting Structure:

Eve Riskin, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Engineering

Related UW Entities:

School of Social Work, Foster School of Business, College of Built Environments, College of the Environment, UW Tacoma Institute of Technology, Graduate School,
Undergraduate Dean's Office, Center for Instructional Development and Research

Center Details

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Director: Atman, Cynthia
Location: Engineering Annex, 2nd floor
Year Started: 1998
Administrator / Program Manager: Green Stacia
Administering College/School: College of Engineering 
P.I. Home Department: Human Centered Design &
Faculty Involvement: 254