News from CTL

Student walking in the shade on the UT Austin campus

CTL Summer Underway

June 15, 2022
ACUE participant Pedra Santacrus appearing on computer screen zoom meeting

ACUE Pinning Ceremony 2022

June 6, 2022
This was a group of 30 instructors who participated in the Association of College and University Educator’s course to earn a nationally recognized certificate in Effective Teaching Practices.
Student teaching and camera man filming behind her

End of semester celebrations and updates

May 2, 2022
The end of the spring semester is near. We are on the sidelines cheering you on as you get close to the finish line! In our May newsletter, we celebrate many milestones and achievements of our teaching and learning colleagues, as well as share out some resources and upcoming events available to you as the semester comes to a close.
Graphic listing the details of the Graduate Teaching Showcase presented by CTL, UT Libraries, and The Graduate School

Shining the Spotlight on Graduate Student Instructors

April 29, 2022
Lessons learned from solving puzzles in escape rooms, teaching in community schools and prisons, and leading parties at zoos were just some of the stories shared at the 6th annual Graduate Teaching Showcase presented by the Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with the Graduate School and UT Libraries.
Graphic for Came to Listen event which shows a group listening to a male storyteller

The Stories of Teaching

April 29, 2022
The CTL's first-ever Came to Listen, a nod to The Moth, took place on April 22, 2022. This storytelling event was designed to foster and bolster teaching and learning amongst instructors.
A stack of multicolored books

Fostering Inclusive Classrooms with Open, Free & Affordable Course Materials

April 21, 2022
In Spring 2021 the OER Working Group successfully applied for a Center for Teaching & Learning Instructor Learning Community (ILC) grant. Working group members Ashley Morrison, Hannah Chapman Tripp, and Lydia Fletcher created the content and facilitated the ILC, which focused on open educational resources (or OER) -- learning materials that carry open licenses and allow anyone to freely read, share, and modify them -- and how adapting courses to incorporate OER can enhance inclusivity in classrooms.

Reflections: The Provost’s Teaching Fellows Annual Showcase

April 13, 2022
Eight members of the Provost’s Teaching Fellows program shared the results of their PTF Initiatives at the PTF Annual Showcase on Friday, April 1 in the PCL.