Center for Teaching and Learning
The Center for Teaching and Learning supports, promotes, and enhances effective and inclusive teaching to support student learning and success.
CTL Staff in Action
Susan Shadle, executive director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, gave an invited plenary presentation titled “An Exploration Focused on Our Students” at the National Conference for Advanced POGIL Practitioners in St. Louis at Washington University in June. The session provided an overview of student development models and invited participants to consider how an understanding of student development can help us do a better job of meeting our students where they are.
Krishna Pakala is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering. He is passionate about teaching, and always on the lookout to find innovative teaching and learning strategies. Although in the past he used mostly evidence-based instructional practices, this past summer he decided to take steps to increase the peer-to-peer interaction in his classroom. Read more about Professor Pakala’s peer-to-peer instruction.