Centers and Institutes

Welcome to TILT's list of centers and institutes for learning and teaching.

Arizona State University
Center for Learning & Teaching Excellence
http://clte.asu.edu/index.htm
Description: Arizona State University provides a variety of trainings, professional development programs and support for faculty, academic professionals and departments throughout the university; focusing primarily on the manner in which teachers promote and foster learning. (Added by Shaun Beaty on June 5, 2007 | Last Updated on June 5, 2007)
Brown University
The Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
http://www.brown.edu/Administration/Sheridan_Center/
Description: Brown University strives to improve the quality of teaching at the Sheridan Center by offering a broad range of programs and lectures that address "interdisciplinary pedogogical issues." (Added by Shaun Beaty on June 5, 2007 | Last Updated on June 5, 2007)
Cornell University
Center for Learning and Teaching
http://www.clt.cornell.edu/default.html
Description: The Center at Cornell University supports "a variety of programs and resources designed to promote student learning and improve instruction." (Added by Shaun Beaty on June 5, 2007 | Last Updated on June 5, 2007)
Stanford University
Center for Teaching and Learning
http://ctl.stanford.edu/
Description: The purpose of the center "is to promote excellence in teaching at all ranks and excellence in student learning inside and outside the classroom." Its goal is "to see teaching equally valued with research as a professional commitment of faculty and teaching assistants and to provide the training and resources to make excellent teaching possible." Web resources include a teaching newsletter and handouts on teaching issues for faculty and TAs in PDF and HTML formats. (Added by Shaun Beaty on June 5, 2007 | Last Updated on June 5, 2007)
University of California Berkeley
The Office of Educational Development (OED)
http://teaching.berkeley.edu/index.html
Description: "The Office of Educational Development (OED) supports, enhances, and publicizes the teaching efforts of faculty at Berkeley. Its services include individual consultation with faculty on all aspects of their teaching, classroom observation and videotaping, and awards and grants." (Added by Shaun Beaty on June 5, 2007 | Last Updated on June 5, 2007)
University of Chicago
The Center for Teaching and Learning
http://teaching.uchicago.edu/
Description: The Center provides support "primarily through workshops, seminars, and conferences." (Added by Shaun Beaty on June 5, 2007 | Last Updated on June 5, 2007)
University of Michigan
The CRLT Players Theatre Program
http://www.crlt.umich.edu/theatre/theatre.html Contact: Jeffrey Steiger/Theatre Program Director at pixi@umich.edu or 764.615.8309.
Description: The CRLT Players Theatre Program develops and performs theatrical sketches that spawn Faculty/Grad. discussions related to multicultural teaching, learning and institutional climate. They are a nationally recognized touring troupe and can be booked by contacting the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) at the University of Michigan. View Detailed Description. (Added by Peter Connor on March 21, 2008 | Last Updated on March 21, 2008)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Center for Teaching and Learning
http://ctl.unc.edu/
Description: The Center for Teaching and Learning "supports teaching and learning at all levels in which instruction occurs in the university." The Center serves as an advocate "for academic initiatives, as these enterprises enhance teaching and learning." (Added by Shaun Beaty on June 5, 2007 | Last Updated on June 5, 2007)