Services

  • Instructional Design Support
    The TLC collaborates with faculty and academic units interested in using both traditional media and computer technology to improve all phases of teaching and learning.
     
  • Teaching Assessment Services
    The TLC assists faculty with course assessment including:
      · video taping of a class session for self-assessment,
      · arranging for formative peer review,
      · assessment of learning processes and outcomes, and
      · collection of student feedback and course evaluations
    The TLC also implements the Undergraduate Student Government's course evaluation program called Students for the Improvement of Teaching (SIT). 
     
  • College Teaching Preparation Program
    The TLC offers workshops and seminars throughout the academic year designed to help TAs enhance their teaching skills and develop a documented record of teaching quality.  Participants completing the College Teaching Preparation Program will be recognized with certification of their accomplishment.

  • Spoken English Language Profiency
    The TLC administers the SPEAK spoken English language proficiency examination for teaching assistants. The TLC offers support for teaching assistants for whom English is not their native language. This includes formal classes and assistance in preparing for the SPEAK test.
     
  • Custom Consulting
    TLC works with faculty and departments to provide custom solutions to individual challenges.  The TLC can set up visits to observe award-winning teachers, customize training to meet the needs of a group of faculty, or assist in identifying sources and procuring funding for instructional initiatives.
     
  • Referrals to Campus Services
    The TLC assists faculty in accessing available campus services that support teaching.  If you have a question about teaching or need assistance and you don't know whom to call, the TLC will connect you with the unit or service that can help.