CTE Director Michael Palmer works to help faculty design deeply memorable moments in class through an activity called “the dream exercise.”
University of Virginia faculty members in STEM disciplines will have the opportunity to enlist more support for using active-learning methods in their large introductory classes–with the help of undergraduate students.
The CTE's Lindsay Wheeler and Hannah Sturtevant are interviewed about their research, which explores the barriers to using innovative teaching practices. Wheeler and Sturtevant explain their findings and possible solutions.
The CTE's Lindsay Wheeler receives a $141,173 grant from the Jefferson Trust to develop tools to improve instructors' teaching and transform student experiences.
The University of Virginia has expanded its commitment to the Bicentennial Professors Fund to further strengthen efforts to attract and retain the best and the brightest faculty members across every discipline.
UVA’s Center for Teaching Excellence has announced a $3 million gift provided by Board of Visitors member Barbara Fried.
"Transformative” is one of the descriptions repeated again and again in the enthusiastic letters University of Virginia students, faculty members and deans submitted for this year’s teaching award winners.
This year’s award-winning teachers at the University of Virginia show the enormous impact a passionate teacher can have on students’ lives.
It’s likely that Ken Elzinga has impacted more students than any professor in University of Virginia history.