The Center for Teaching, Learning and Mentoring offers a range of professional development programs, from the basics of teaching at UW-Madison to deep-focus explorations of important topics like assessment, academic integrity, accessibility and inclusive practices.
To help fit your schedule, the center offers in-person, hybrid and fully online programs that vary in length, from an hour or two to a few weeks or two semesters.
You can also visit our Instructional Resources KnowledgeBase to find documents that provide a quick introduction and concrete solutions for dealing with specific challenges related to instruction. Additionally, our Course Success website can help you identify ways to strengthen the design and delivery of courses, and receive targeted feedback and resources.
- Teaching at UW
- Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence (early career faculty only)
- Open Educational Resources (OER): A Hands-On Learning Experience
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Teaching at UW
Teaching at UW is a workshop series designed to help instructors improve their course design and instruction. These fully-online, interactive workshops will introduce evidence-based practices, and guide instructors to consider meaningful applications to their course design and instruction. Faculty, instructional staff,and graduate student instructors of all experience levels are welcome to attend.
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This long-standing, comprehensive, instructor learning community is intended for instructors who are designing (or re-designing) and teaching fully online, for-credit courses. Participants experience what it is like to be an “online student,” while exploring and applying research-based online course design and teaching practices.
The program offers two online courses and webinars. The “Facilitation and Management” course helps instructors explore techniques, strategies and practices to help identify and hone a plan for connecting with students and managing an online course. The “Plan and Design” course is an opportunity to make significant progress on developing or redesigning a quality online course.
Instructors can take one or both courses, in any order, depending on your needs. After completing each course, instructors will receive a digital badge and recognition letter to their dean and department chair or supervisor.
Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence (MTLE)
For early career faculty only
Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence (MTLE) is a two-semester program in teaching that helps early-career faculty succeed with personalized support from a cross-disciplinary community of peers and teaching and learning experts.