By fostering discussions about teaching, CTL encourages instructors to reflect on their own practices, to gain new insights, and to learn new ideas and strategies from each other.

Resources for your teaching abound at Penn. CTL’s website and staff can help link you to that support.

CTL staff are available to consult with faculty, lecturers and TAs about any aspect of teaching and can observe and provide feedback on classes.

By fostering discussions about teaching, CTL encourages instructors to reflect on their own practices, to gain new insights, and to learn new ideas and strategies from each other.

Resources for your teaching abound at Penn. CTL’s website and staff can help link you to that support.

CTL staff are available to consult with faculty, lecturers and TAs about any aspect of teaching and can observe and provide feedback on classes.

By fostering discussions about teaching, CTL encourages instructors to reflect on their own practices, to gain new insights, and to learn new ideas and strategies from each other.

Encouraging Diversity In The STEM Undergraduate Classroom

Monday, May 2 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Mr. Andrés Castro Samayoa, GSE, Professor Jennifer King, Biology (Ursinus College), Ms. Amanda Washington, GSE, Dr. Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Neuroscience, Dr. AnnMarie Torres, Cancer Biology and Dr. Arnaldo Diaz, School of Medicine
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As STEM educators, how do we attract and maintain undergraduate diversity? We will discuss issues of implicit bias, equitable resource…

Teaching Against Stereotype

Tuesday, May 3 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Professor Huda Fakhreddine, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
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The workshop will cover the issues of identifying students’ preconceptions regarding a course or course topics, and strategies for guiding…

How To Prepare And Deliver A Great Lecture

Thursday, May 5 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Professor May Mullins, Cell & Developmental Biology
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Participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own laptops to practice editing their own lectures or presentations. All graduate students…

Events & Workshops

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Our Mission

The Center for Teaching and Learning promotes teaching excellence at the University of Pennsylvania. For instructors at all levels — from senior faculty to teaching assistants — CTL offers individual teaching consultations, workshops, and discussions in which instructors talk with and learn from each other. more »

Teaching Resources

CTL can connect you with information about teaching as Penn and with resources to help you do so effectively and efficiently. more »

Programs & Services

Faculty Programs

Faculty and instructors at all levels can participate in CTL’s programs, including teaching workshops, conversations and individual consultations. more »

Graduate Student Programs

CTL works with graduate students to help them improve their teaching at Penn and prepare to become faculty in the future. more »

Teaching certificate

The CTL Teaching Certificate provides Penn doctoral students with support to hone and reflect upon their teaching, and with recognition of their commitment to developing as teachers. more »

Consultation & Observation

Instructors at all levels can consult with CTL individually about teaching. CTL staff can confer with instructors about their teaching in general, about specific questions or strategies, and can observe and discuss classes. more »

Highlights


Teaching Awards & Recipients


2015 Evan C Thompson Forum on Teaching Excellence: The End of the Lecture?


SAIL Course Development Grants, call for proposals


STEM Education Postdoctoral Fellow