Learning Communities and Professional Development
The Center for Teaching, Learning & Mentoring – Offers learning opportunities for instructors at all career stages, including pre-semester workshops and programs customized for academic units.
The Delta Program – Provides professional development for graduate students and post-docs as future faculty, to become inclusive and effective teachers and research mentors.
The Discussion Project – Helps instructors create welcoming, engaging, and academically rigorous environments in which students experience productive discussions.
Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence – A two-semester program in teaching that helps early-career tenure-track faculty succeed with support from a cross-disciplinary community of peers and teaching and learning experts.
The Teaching Academy is a volunteer organization which recognizes, promotes, and supports excellence in teaching and learning. It offers opportunities for educators to connect with each other – from drop-in Meet Ups to Fall and Winter Retreats. Most events are open to all.
Partners in Instruction
Classroom Media Support – Offers training and support for instructional technology in General Assignment classrooms across campus.
DesignLab – Helps instructors develop digital assignments that target outcomes in digital literacies and integrative learning.
Learn@UW – Provides information, training, and support for learning technologies, including Canvas, Kaltura MediaSpace, HelioCampus AC, Top Hat, and more.
Libraries – Provides a wide range of support for instructors, including library materials, research guides and instructional sessions for your students that are customized to your course or subject. Organizes Go Big Read, the chancellor’s annual common reading program.
Writing Across the Curriculum – Helps instructors develop effective and inclusive writing assignments at all levels and in all disciplines. We can work with you to create low-stakes writing-to-learn and/or high-stakes summative assignments; in addition, we can help you design fair and transparent assessment criteria and rubrics.
Supporting Your Students
Access and disability accommodations – The McBurney Disability Resource Center works with instructors and students on course-related accommodations. View the Instructor Guide to Student Accommodations for more information.
Mental health, attendance and other concerns – The Dean of Students Office offers a resource page for instructors and can be contacted directly to discuss specific concerns.
The Morgridge Center for Public Service – Offers numerous programs and services supporting faculty in community-based learning and community-engaged scholarship.
UniverCity Year – Makes it easy for instructors to link classroom teaching and research interests to issues defined by Wisconsin local governments by finding projects, covering costs, and telling your story of engagement.