Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

SoTL Scholar Ann Reimers Receives Best Paper Award for SoTL Research

July 13, 2020

Reimers received the Best Paper Award from the American Society for Engineering Education’s (ASEE) Mechanics Division. Her paper, titled, “Modification of a Physics Rotational Kinematics Concept Inventory for use with Engineering Dynamics Students,” was the result of research she conducted as a participant in the SoTL Scholars program.

Pedagogical Frameworks

Black Lives Matter

June 9, 2020

The Center for Teaching Excellence faculty and staff mourn the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and too many others, and support the protests against police brutality and racism that have occurred in Charlottesville and nationwide. 

There’s Something That Makes These Graduate Instructors Special

May 21, 2020

At the Center for Teaching Excellence, psychology graduate student Victoria Mauer taught other graduate instructors “inclusive and contemplative pedagogical practices” to help engage their undergraduates in discussions on challenging topics.

UVA enlists parents in asking students to return home

March 16, 2020

To prepare for online classes, UVA is surveying faculty to determine the support they need for the transition and providing assistance. UVA’s Center for Teaching Excellence also is hosting webinars to help faculty members.

Holding the Course, Virtually

March 13, 2020

As UVA faculty shift all spring semester courses from the classroom to virtual delivery, the A&S Learning Design & Technology team, alongside other partners like the Center for Teaching Excellence, is working to ensure instructors have the tools and support they need to make the transition as smooth as possible.

PhD+ Spotlight: Teaching Liaison Yiqing Song

February 28, 2020

Astronomy graduate student Yiqing Song shares her experience in the PhD Plus Liaisons Program, where she has co-developed and co-facilitated a workshop for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) in the STEM fields.