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Course Design Institute

The University Teaching & Learning Center (UTLC) is a faculty-driven effort to expand course design and teaching support to all GW faculty members. Read More


Diversity & Teaching Dynamics 

Looking for information related to diversity and teaching? See new materials on topics from handling difficult conversations in the classroom to teaching about diversity under Resources.

Upcoming UTLC Events

Scholarship on Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is a growing area of research and discussion at top universities across the country, and we are excited to be joining their ranks through this inaugural effort. GW faculty interested in the systematic inquiry of teaching and learning are invited to present their classroom research, big or small, completed or in progress, at a SoTL Poster Session that will be part of the 2017 GW Teaching Day on September 28, 2017.

Date and Time:
Monday, May 15, 2017 (All day)
Location: go.gwu.edu/sotl
Event Format: Deadlines
Event Type: Faculty
Course Design Institute

The University Teaching & Learning Center’s Course Design Institute is a “bootcamp” style program that guides faculty through the design of a new course or the re-design an existing one in a facilitated, supported environment. Participants experience the iterative, dynamic, and scholarly process of learning-focused course design and the benefits of active learning. 

Date and Time:
Monday, May 22, 2017 (All day) to Friday, May 26, 2017 (All day)
Location: Gelman Library, Rooms 301-302
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Teaching Day 2017

GW’s seventh annual Teaching Day will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 in the Marvin Center. Interested faculty may submit a propsal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL) poster session that will be held on the afternoon of Teaching Day. Click here for details on how to apply. 

Date and Time:
Thursday, September 28, 2017 -
8:30am to 3:30pm
Location: Marvin Center, Third Floor
Event Format: Conference
Event Type: Faculty

UTLC Consultations

2015 Teaching DayUTLC Consultations

The UTLC provides support for research based teaching methods, course design and development, instructional tools, and more. For a UTLC consultation, please complete the consultation form and we will get back to you within three business days.

Please direct requests for specific technology help (such as using Blackboard or software like iSpring) to the Instructional Technology Lab.