Teaching & Learning
The Center for Faculty Leadership and Development facilitates professional development programs and activities that increase student learning and success including:
- Creating learning communities to support faculty-generated initiatives, and establishing programs to support the organizational and career skills for faculty and staff.
- Promoting best practices to engage students in and outside the classroom leading to the development of marketable skills, confidence and competence.
- Promoting engaged and experiential learning design as an educational model.
ACUE Effective Teaching Practices
ACUE’s course in Effective Teaching Practices ensures that faculty learn about—and implement—the approaches that improve engagement and persistence and promote deeper learning.
ACUE Inclusive Teaching for Equitable Learning
ACUE’s microcredential course provides instructors with proven strategies to create a more equitable and just learning environment.
Learn how to build, implement, teach and transfer a Blackboard delivered course from scratch, ready for use in any delivery format: F2F, hybrid and fully online classes.
Grab-N-Go series provides quick tips, links to additional resources, and a faculty video on a variety of topics related to effective online teaching.
The UTEP Sol Conference is an event for educators who are passionate about the art and science of teaching and learning. Our exciting, annual event is focused on research-based, classroom-tested best practices that enhance knowledge and work towards student success. The Sol Conference provides a thought-provoking and stimulating forum for educators of all disciplines and experience levels to share practical ideas and best practices that advance online teaching and learning in higher education.
Inviting faculty at all levels (tenured, tenure-track, and adjunct) to work collaboratively with its technology experts to develop, deploy, and evaluate innovative strategies to integrate technology into their curriculum.
Faculty Formative Feedback
Student feedback helps faculty improve their courses and instructional strategies. While end-of-semester summative evaluations are used to improve future iterations of a course, formative assessments (such as midsemester evaluations) enable current students to also benefit from positive adjustments.