2020-2021 Faculty Handbook

TLEI Goals

The Teaching, Learning and Engagement Institute is committed to the following goals:

  • fostering continuous improvement in teaching and professional development
  • providing faculty access to current print and software materials
  • enhancing awareness of research findings on new teaching, learning and engagement methods
  • providing a mechanism and central location for faculty to express concerns and exchange ideas about teaching, learning and engagement
  • promoting and supporting the development of innovative courses and programs
  • approving and funding faculty initiated instructional mini-grant proposals
  • encouraging and supporting research on teaching methods and faculty-developed measures to assess the success of student learning and engagement
  • facilitating the exchanges of in-house expertise, materials, methods and resources through peer collaboration and faculty interaction
  • providing exposure to the best in current thinking on theories of teaching, learning and engagement through guest lectures, workshops, institutes, conferences, faculty exchanges and visits.