Center for Teaching and Learning

Center for Teaching and Learning

Strategies to Help International Students Learn

"How Do International Students Experience Learning at the UW?" Participants at the May 8th workshop exchange ideas on how instructors can help international students thrive in their classrooms.

GRDSCH 630: From Campus to Career

This course demystifies and diversifies the academic job search for graduate students who plan to enter the job market within 1-3 years. Enroll for Summer Quarter 2015.

Large Lecture Instruction

Instruction resource page. Full of useful information for preparing, teaching, and evaluating your course.

Teaching & Learning Workshops

Seminars, conversations, and workshops for instructors on a variety of teaching and learning topics.

Teaching Resources: Policies & Professionalism

Resources for responding to situations that may arise in your classroom, online, or in your interactions with students and faculty.

UW Tacoma Faculty Resource Center

Bringing together research, teaching, and faculty development services at UW Tacoma.


News and Events

GRDSCH 630: From Campus to Career | Summer Quarter | Weds., 1:10-3:20

Helps graduate students prepare teaching materials for academic job searches. Focuses on developing engaging and comprehensive written materials that dovetail with research materials. Includes peer review & mock interviews. Recommended for advanced graduate students, year 3 or beyond.  See the CTL Graduate Courses page for details.

Professional Development: Lead a Learning Community this Summer or 2015-16 Academic Year

Looking to get involved?  Do you have a teaching and learning topic that would engage a group of colleagues?  If so, CTL has opportunities for faculty, graduate student instructors, and staff educators in our Learning Communities Program.  We are inviting colleagues to submit topics starting Summer Quarter through next Spring 2016.  For details and how to submit a proposal, go HERE.

Save the Date:  enLightning Talks  |  May 28 from 2:30-4:00  |  OUGL 220

Join the Center for Teaching and Learning and UW-IT Learning Technologies as they host enLightning Talks, also known as “flash talks,” because each talk is only five minutes long. Faculty participants from the Technology Teaching Fellows program share what they have learned during the redesign of their traditional course into a hybrid or online version.  Disciplines represented include but are not limited to Psychology, Architecture, Electrical Engineering, English, and more.  Click HERE for complete details and registration.  Light snacks and beverages will be served.

Teaching Award Recipients 2015

Congratulations to the recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Awards, Excellence in Teaching Awards, and Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology.  A public ceremony honoring awardees of the various campus awards will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2015.  Many thanks to those who participated during the 2015 awards season and a special congratulation to all those nominated.  View list of recipients.

Survey Finds Mobile Device Use at UW Continues to Rise

Use of mobile devices by UW students continues to grow, according to data from the most recent EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) study of undergraduate students on information technology.  An analysis of the data by UW-IT indicates that the use of mobile devices for academic purposes has increased at the UW; students use handheld devices to complete a wide range of academic tasks; and faculty see mobile devices as both a distraction and a valuable learning tool.  Learn more about mobile use and view all survey data.

Flipping the Classroom

The CTL was mentioned in the article, “The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teaching” in The Atlantic, specifically for its work on flipped classrooms.  To read the full article, go to The Atlantic.


The Call: Journals, Proposals, and More

Tenth Annual NW eLearning Conference  |  Oct. 22-23, 2015:  Proposals are now being accepted for a unique conference that provides an opportunity for faculty, administrators, and instructional designers to come together to discuss best practices, collaborations and ideas in integrating technology in learning.  Deadline is May 31, 2015.  Get details and learn more.


Get Inspired: Innovative Teaching and Learning at UW


Congratulations to the 2015 Innovation Award Recipients

Recipients are honored for their continuing and outstanding commitment to both research and education. For more details read a message from the Provost.