Monthly Archives: January 2011

What is the Center for Teaching and Learning?

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is a component of the Albion College Strategic Plan. A CTL Research Team was appointed in the fall of 2008, and we submitted our report to the Board of Trustees in May, 2009. … Continue reading

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Teachers’ Forum: What Are Albion College Teachers Thinking?

What teaching-and-learning topic are you excited about right now? What is your most pressing question about teaching and learning? What pedagogical issues would you like to discuss with other faculty and staff, either online or at a workshop? Hit “Leave a … Continue reading

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Resources for Teaching and Learning

Here are some links to websites devoted to the scholarship of teaching and learning, along with the sites of a few CTLs at some large universities. These websites are loaded with useful resources and ideas. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching and Learning Journal Association of American … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning

The 4th annual Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning takes place Wednesday, May 11 through Friday, May 13, 2011 at the Education and Human Services building on Central Michigan University’s campus in Mt. Pleasant. Speaker topics include active learning and … Continue reading

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CTL News: Spring 2011 Events

In December, the CTL received an Albion Advantage Innovation Grant to support three programs for the spring semester. Look for announcements about the following: Academic Advising as Teaching and Learning Workshop. The Center for Teaching and Learning is hosting a … Continue reading

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CTL News: Learning Commons

Most of you know that plans are underway for renovating Mudd and Stockwell into a Learning Commons. But did you know that the plans currently involve designated space for a CTL? This is due in large part to the tireless efforts … Continue reading

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CTL News: The CTL Committee

The CTL Committee: Current members include Suellyn Henke, Mary Jones, Melinda Kraft, Lisa Lewis, Ian MacInnes, Jocelyn McWhirter (chair), Dan Mittag, Scott Stephen, and Thom Wilch. If you’d like to participate, please let one of us know.

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