The Center for Teaching and Learning welcomes Dr. Bruce Richards, Senior Instructional Technologist, as our newest team member. Bruce earned his Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri at Columbia, Columbia.
A faculty-led Learning Management System Evaluation Committee has recommended that the university adopt Canvas as its new LMS. Details about access, training, and migration will be available on the CTL website by March 31.
The UNC Learning Technology Commons, an effort to make it easier for UNC faculty to access the best instructional technologies for your teaching needs — in both online and technology-enhanced face-to-face (“blended”) classes.
Award-winning educator Bob Beichner from N.C. State University will be the guest speaker for the Center for Teaching and Learning’s “Midday Mini-conference: Active Learning Classrooms” scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, April 8, in the Student Union, Room 340 A and B.
The Center for Teaching and Learning enhances the University’s mission of teaching and learning excellence, provides enterprise level instructional technologies, and champions the advancement of scholarly teaching. Major priorities include:
Providing professional development opportunities to ensure constructive and active learning environments.
Leveraging the experience and wisdom of faculty leaders to promote teaching excellence.
Encouraging innovative research and scholarly publication on teaching and learning.
Identifying, developing, and sustaining enterprise level instructional technology systems.
Collaborating with campus constituents to assess programs, tools, and services that support their teaching and learning needs.
Contributing to the development of policies, initiatives, and campus-wide culture that supports excellence in teaching.