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Center for Teaching & Learning

Mission

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is dedicated to supporting DePauw’s faculty members in their teaching by assisting them in developing new courses, by supporting them in exploring innovative pedagogies, and by providing resources to help them in assessing student learning.  As teacher–scholars dedicated to the development of student–scholars, the Center works with faculty members to encourage innovative teaching methods that create dynamic learning environments for our students.

Services

The Center for Teaching and Learning provides individual and confidential consultations for faculty on classroom issues.  We also provide classroom observation as part of the consultation process or merely as another avenue for faculty members to receive feedback on their teaching. FITS (Faculty Instructional Technology Support) can help faculty think about and use new and emerging technologies to enhance teaching and student learning. The Center also acts as a repository for literature on pedagogy.  From handbooks highlighting “best practices” to scholarship on teaching and learning, the CTL can guide faculty to the resources that can help develop lasting and effective pedagogical practices.

ON THE CTL BLOG

The Flipped Classroom: a free webinar from Inside Higher Education

Discussion of the flipped classroom thus is a mix of teaching with technology – and teaching without technology. It’s about pedagogy, learning and the role of the instructor.

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Will Digital Humanities Disrupt the University?

Will Digital Humanities rescue traditional discipline or kill the humanities off for good?

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Faculty Achievement Event

The annual gathering to celebrate the scholarly and artistic achievements of DePauw's faculty.

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Libraries Navigate the Messy World of Discovery Tools

How do the search tools we use influence the research we do?

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Everyone Should Teach Writing

...students need to write clear, organized, persuasive prose, not only in the liberal arts, but in the sciences and professional disciplines as well.

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