Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Mission & Goals

The University of Wisconsin Colleges Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning's mission is to support faculty and instructional academic staff in their roles as teachers and teacher-scholars to promote the teaching excellence that enhances student learning.

The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning goals are to :

  • Facilitate the sharing of the pedagogical knowledge available in research on teaching and learning and through the expertise of faculty and instructional academic staff (IAS) of the UW Colleges and the wider UW System 
  • Provide resources that lead to understanding and use of documented best practices in teaching and learning 
  • Offer programs and resources that engage faculty and IAS in reflections and discussions that encourage purposeful, informed pedagogy 

Signature Programs

Learn more about the Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars (WTF&S) program and Faculty College.

UW-Marathon student in science class

High-Impact Practices (HIPS)

Resources for faculty and staff to utilize for implementation of HIPs.

UW-Marinette students outside

Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SOTL)

Learn more about research-based practices in higher education.

UW-Marinette Student in class

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Information regarding best practices in utilizing culturally relevant pedagogy.

UW Colleges Recruiting team

Open Educational Resources (OER) Information

Information, resources and training information for faculty and staff to learn more about OER.

UW Colleges Recruiting team

CETL News

Professional Development Opportunities

Contact Us

Julianna Alitto
Co-Director of the UW Colleges Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Associate Professor Department of Psychology and Education
University of Wisconsin-Waukesha
262-521-5509

Jill RInzel
Co-Director of the UW Colleges Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Associate Professor Department of Psychology and Education
University of Wisconsin-Waukesha
262-521-5509

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