PhD+ Spotlight: Teaching Liaison Sharon Philip

February 26, 2020

Physics graduate student Sharon Philip shares her experience in the PhD Plus Liaisons Program, where she is making efforts to not only encourage active communication between graduate students and the administration, but also bridge the gap between TAs and students in STEM disciplines.

Benefits to a Contemplative Approach to Teaching and Learning

December 31, 2019

This diverse, transdisciplinary group joined the Contemplative Faculty Learning Community (CFLC) as part of attending the Center for Teaching Excellence’s award-winning Course Design Institute (CDI) this past summer. CDI is an intensive, week-long seminar for faculty to design or redesign a course with learner-centered principles in mind.

Developing Tools to Transform Student Experiences

August 1, 2019

How do today’s professors teach? This is a question Karen Inkelas with CTE Assistant Director Lindsay Wheeler and other colleagues are trying to answer. They're creating a web-based teaching observation tool to document what actually happens in college classrooms at UVA.

Barriers to Active Learning

June 5, 2019

In this Tea for Teaching episode, CTE Assistant Director Lindsay Wheeler and Postdoctoral Research Associate Hannah Sturtevant join the podcast hosts to discuss potential interventions to overcome the barriers to adopting effective teaching practices.

The Power of Moments

May 29, 2019

Nursing faculty Jenn Kastello, Barb Reyna, Sarah Craig, Maureen Metzger and Tomkea Dowling at a recent event at the Center for Teaching Excellence, at which they were celebrated.