Insect Research Leads Biologist to New Insight into the Value of Social Networks

May 5, 2022

Phoebe Cook credits the CTE's Tomorrow’s Professor Today program with helping her to win the biology department’s distinguished teaching fellowship, which gave her the opportunity to design and teach her own class. The experience may also have helped her win the All-University Graduate Teaching Award.

2022 Curriculum (Re)Design Grant Recipients

April 6, 2022

Congratulations to the Department of Art, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Counselor Education program, recipients of the 2022 Curriculum (Re)Design Grants.

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Congratulations to our 2022 SoTL Grantees!

March 25, 2022

The CTE is excited to announce our inaugural SoTL Grant recipients: Haerin Beller (Medicine), Diana Franco Duran (Engineering), Diane Hoffman (Education), and Gary Koenig (Engineering).

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SoTL Scholar Spotlight: Kiera Allison

March 24, 2022

The 2021-22 SoTL Scholar shares more about what she has learned as a result of her research and time in the program.

CTE Faculty Awarded IJAD's 2021 Article of the Year

March 8, 2022

The CTE's Lindsay Wheeler and Dorothe Bach were awarded the International Journal for Academic Development's 2021 Article of the Year award for their paper "Understanding the impact of educational development interventions on classroom instruction and student success."

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SoTL Scholar Spotlight: Melissa Levy

February 28, 2022

The 2019-20 SoTL Scholar tells us more about the research project she completed as part of the program.

Episode 96: Kate Stephenson

December 26, 2021

In this podcast episode, CTE Faculty Fellow and English Assistant Professor Kate Stephenson talks about community-engaged pedagogy, establishing partnerships with community organizations, and much more.

Student Life Committee Approves Professorships

December 13, 2021

The Board of Visitors and Student Life Committee approve the establishment of the Barbara Fried Directorship of the Center for Teaching Excellence. The endowment is set to "provide impactful resources that will allow faculty members to teach in increasingly innovative and effective ways."

Student-led Courses Now Available for Enrollment on SIS

December 9, 2021

Students must pass INST 3150 to become an instructor of a CavEd course. CTE Director Michael Palmer teaches that seminar, which aims to help undergraduate students learn how to be effective teachers.

Redesigning Academic Courses to Support Connection, Values, & Well-Being

November 17, 2021

The Contemplative Sciences Center and Center for Teaching Excellence piloted the week-long Contemplative Institute for Teaching and Learning during Summer 2021. Faculty participants share how this experience impacted their personal and professional lives this semester.