The Academy for Teaching Excellence provides assistance and support for traditional, blended and online instruction. Consultation and support services are provided for accessibility, content design & development, E-Learning & multimedia solutions, as well as teaching strategies and solutions.
The Academy for Teaching Excellence supports faculty with the following services:
Blackboard & Online
The Academy for Teaching Excellence provides assistance and technical support for Blackboard and online instruction. Support services include consultations, on-demand, and faculty technical support for Blackboard.
E-Learning and Multimedia
The Academy can assist faculty with custom creative solutions for their instruction. Services include E-Learning, collaboration, interactive media, lecture capture, and other instructional technology solutions.
Instructional Design and Course Development
The Academy for Teaching Excellence provides assistance and support for traditional, blended and online instruction. Support services include custom graphic & instructional design support, lecture capture and multimedia solutions, as well as on-demand and on-request teaching and learning workshops for traditional and technology-assisted teaching methods.
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn. Chances are you are already using concepts of UDL in your instruction. The Academy for Teaching Excellence can assist you in implementing UDL concepts in the classroom and aligning your instructional strategies with course objectives and institutional goals.
The Academy for Teaching Excellence offers one-on-one teaching consultations to all faculty members. Teaching consultations are personalized to meet the needs of the faculty member, and are designed to assist the faculty member in addressing any classroom challenge or opportunity. For example, an Academy for Teaching Excellence representative can help you:
- Design or redesign a course or syllabus
- Develop or rework a lesson to increase student engagement and understanding
- Identify teaching strategies that best achieve your goals for the classroom
- Generate creative ideas for assignments, projects, and classroom activities
- Design assessments and rubrics for effective feedback to students
Teaching consultations are voluntary and confidential. The process is documented to help guide the consultation, but this documentation is for you to use as you see fit.
Please propose 3 dates/times to meet with an Academy representative this semester.