Center For Teaching Excellence

Consultations About Teaching

      Much of the important work of the Center for Teaching Excellence goes on behind the scenes.  Faculty interested in working to improve their teaching can contact the center for an informal consultation on any aspect of teaching, for tips on course design, for a "mid-course Adjustment" or other student survey, for an unofficial peer observation, for video or audio recording of a class for closer analysis, or for help finding and recruiting a mentor within their department

      Individual work with the Center can begin with an informal meeting with one or both directors in order to map out a faculty member's goals and decide what individual or group activies might be helpful.  All such consultations are strictly confidential; the Center's work is in no way part of the WPU retention or tenure process.

Spring 2017 Events

Visit a Colleague's Class
Professor Neici Zeller
HIST 3810: Modern Latin America
Wednesday, March 8

Workshops
What Do Teachers Expect and What Do Students Expect?  
Panelists: Mark Ellis (Sociology), Klive Oh (Communication) and Kristen Victorino (Communication Disorders and Sciences
Wednesday, April 12 (3:30-4:45 pm)

Book Discussions
 
Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia.
Part II
Tuesday, February 28 (3:30 – 4:45 pm)
The Slow Professor: Changing the Culture of Speed in the Academy by Maggie Berg and Barbara Seeber (2016)
Thursday, March 23 (3:30-4:45 pm)

1st and 2nd Year Faculty Lunch and Dialogue 
Thursday, April 25 (12:30-1:45pm)