Mission and Goals
CETL enables purposeful and connected student learning by providing educators with support and resources to help them develop their understanding and use of educational best practices. We provide professional development opportunities designed to help educators contribute to fulfilling the University's mission.
We fulfill our mission by:
- Engaging educators in structured collaborative reflection and informed discussion related to teaching, learning, assessment, and technology.
- Building an inclusive community of educators defined by a spirit of collegiality and creativity along with an awareness of the power of scholarly discourse.
- Providing space and logistical support for individuals and groups to pursue their educational and scholarly interests.
- Maintaining a program array that meets the needs of a variety of stakeholders through intentional planning and assessment.
CETL Goals for 2012-13
CETL will provide an array of programming, support and space to educators that will help them:
- Gain an appreciation for the challenges and scholarly knowledge that exists about teaching and learning through events and consultations in early, middle and late career stages.
- Learn about models of learning and teaching best practices through reading and discussion.
- Develop, implement and assess new curriculum based on the learning above in collaboration with colleagues.
- Propose ideas for programs about teaching and learning issues in their areas of interest.
- CETL will help educators develop knowledge and skills in:
- Best practices in teaching, learning and technology.
- Liberal education reform.
- The scholarship of teaching and learning.
- Student learning through work experience.