The Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning (C-TEL) seeks to promote excellence and innovation in teaching and enhance student learning at Washburn University and Washburn Tech.
We work collaboratively within the university community to develop and sustain a university culture that values and rewards teaching in all its forms and venues, respects and supports differences among learners, and creates enriched learning environments in which diverse students, faculty, and staff can excel. We act as a resource for the university community by offering a wide array of research-based programs and services that support teaching. We serve as a catalyst for university-wide dialogue that fosters a shared vision of teaching excellence and learning-centered education at Washburn and Washburn Tech.
The Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning was established in January 2014. Over the next year we will be building and growing. We hope that faculty and staff from across campus will play an active role in determining what the Center will be. The Director of C-TEL, Dr. Margaret Wood is meeting with stakeholders across campus to gather input and feedback. Whether you are able to attend one of these sessions or not, please check our web site regularly and keep an eye on our SeeTell Blog to stay abreast of the latest developments. If you have ideas or suggestions or want to be more involved please let us know. Contact us directly, through out Suggestion Box (bottom left of page) or respond to our blog postings. We appreciate your input!
We hope to be moved into our temporary location at 206A Mabee Library in April. Until then, please contact us by phone or e-mail.
Through the programs and activities that will be developed collaboratively by faculty and staff across campus the Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning ultimately seeks to: