The TRC becomes the Center for Teaching Excellence

As we celebrate our 25th anniversary, the Center changes its names from the Teaching Resource Center to the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE).  The Center remains committed to supporting schools’, departments’, and instructors’ efforts to improve teaching in innovative ways, enhance… Read More »

Paid research opportunity for students

Are you interested in helping collect data for a university-wide classroom observation project? Starting in the fall 2016 semester, the Center for Teaching Excellence will have paid opportunities for students to assist with this research. For more information or to… Read More »

Call for Proposals: Annual Innovation in Pedagogy Summit

UVa’s Annual Innovation in Pedagogy Summit brings together faculty, staff, and students from across UVa and the Commonwealth to engage in conversation about excellence in teaching and learning. For 2015, the Summit will be held on Wednesday, May 6 in Newcomb Hall, and record attendance is expected! Read More »

CFP: Teaching + Technology Support Partners

UVa’s TEACHING + TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT PARTNERS (TTSP) PROGRAM is now accepting proposals for the 2015 – 2016 academic year. The application deadline is Friday, February 20, 2015. The application procedure as well as the request for proposals can be found on the TTSP website (http://tti.virginia.edu/ttsp/application.html). Read More »

Apply today: CTE Assistant Directors

The University of Virginia’s Center for Teaching Excellence is searching for two assistant directors to join our award-winning team.  Applicants can read the position description and apply by navigating to http://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77984. All questions can be directed to the chair of… Read More »

2014 POD Network Innovation Award

Center Associate Directors Michael Palmer and Dorothe Bach along with GSA Adriana Streifer received the 2014 Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network Innovation Award. Read More »

Measuring the Promise: A Learning-Focused Syllabus Rubric

The TRC’s very own Michael Palmer (Associate Director), Dorothe Bach (Associate Director), and Adriana Steifer (Graduate Student Assistant) recently published “Measuring the Promise: A Learning-Focused Syllabus Rubric” within To Improve the Academy, the flagship peer-reviewed journal for educational development. Read More »