Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Faculty Teaching Initiatives

Take advantage of multiple resources developed for Yale Faculty members to make teaching and learning more public and collaborative, so that every Yale instructor experiences the satisfaction that results from teaching well.

University Events

Faculty Teaching Academy

Fall 2017 Dates TBD

 

The Center for Teaching and Learning Academy Track will host sessions on the following topics: What is the teaching and learning culture at Yale? How do I create an inclusive classroom? What do I need to know about grading at Yale?

Faculty Bulldog Days

Mon. Feb. 27 through Fri. Mar. 3

 

Take part in this campus-wide opportunity for Yale faculty. Attend a colleague’s class to experience the innovation that occurs in our classrooms and become more engaged in our community of scholars.

 

CTL Sponsored Programs

Faculty Teaching Academy

Join new faculty focus on effective strategies and recent research

Canvas Transition Support

Attend open houses or meet one-on-one to learn more

Student Voices

Learn what Yale students want you to know about effective teaching and learning via panel discussions

Summer Teaching Institute

Advance your understanding of active learning, inclusion, and assessment strategies

Making Sense of Teaching Evaluations

Gather with fellow faculty members for informal conversations about student evaluations

Diversity and Education Seminars

Spark a dialogue about recent research on diversity, inclusion, and academia via conversations with peers

Teaching & Learning Lunches

Engage with peers during informal, one-hour lunches that highlight interesting teaching practices

 

Topics from the Sciences, Social Sciences & Humanities

 

Diversity & Education Series:
Inclusive Pedagogy in Action

January 24, 2017

 

Elsa Nunez, Ph.D. will visit campus as a guest speaker.

March 30, 2017

 

The CRLT Players, as part of the CRLT Theatre Program at the University of Michigan, will visit campus to perform.

February 28, March 1 2017

 

Story Collider hosted by Women in Science at Yale and the Office of the Provost

 

Individual Opportunities

Faculty Instructional Enrichment Funds

Apply for grants of up to $500 to support activities that improve teaching and learning.

Midterm Student Feedback

Request an opportunity for in-class or digital-surveys to gather instructional feedback from students.

Consultations and Observations

Request a one-to-one instructional consultation with a CTL expert year-round.

 

Services by Request

Roundtable Meetings

Host specific, time-bound discussions for individual departments, majors, or disciplines; curriculum discussions. For example: faculty teaching pre-med required courses

Department-initiated Discussions

Per the request of a department, the CTL can lead discussion on how to incorporate more inclusive pedagogy or how to encourage student use of tutoring services

Submit a request for services here.

Subscribe to “Considering Teaching and Learning,” a weekly email that highlights excellent research in teaching and learning.

 

Downloads 

Apply by April 15 to attend the Summer Institute on Course (Re)Design from May 15 - May 17.