Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

The Fontbonne University Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) seeks to foster an academic community where teaching is valued and where the scholarship of teaching and learning is shared among faculty who are committed to student excellence. Through this collaborative environment, the center provides programs and resources devoted to helping instructors succeed in the 21st century university classroom.

Services, Discussions and Workshops

We offer the following services, discussions and workshops to all full-time and adjunct faculty:

Designing Instruction

· Learner centered course development

· Online course design support

· Syllabus development

· Writing effective learning objectives

· Creative assignments

Teaching Your Course

· Evaluating and assessing student work

· Online teaching support

· New to teaching? How to thrive in your first years at Fontbonne!

· Learning styles and differentiated instruction

· Millennial students

Enhancing Teaching

· Service learning

· Critical literacy

· Writing across the curriculum

· Stimulating class discussions (traditional and online)

· Cultural Competency and Diversity

Integrating Technology

· Finding your voice online

· Blending your classes

· The art of flipping!

· Technology in the classroom

· Student created media

· Leveraging Blackboard to increase achievement and engagement

Hot Topics for University Faculty

· Academic Integrity and Plagiarism

· Faculty Contributions to Student Retention

· Lectures that Work

· Copyright

Professional Development for Faculty

· Mentoring

· Professional organizations for teaching and learning

· Peer review of teaching

· Peer review of online courses

· Advancement in the Academy

Workshops and Events

· Fall 2015 Workshop Offerings

Contact Us

Please call 314-889-4514 or email Dr. Sarah Huisman for more information.