Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Teaching and Learning
Considerations for moving courses online and virtual teaching effectiveness
Academic Success in an Online Environment
Building community and engaging students in online courses
Information for remote testing
Classroom assessment techniques are activities that can be used for both faculty and students to gather information on the learning process. They are generally simple activities that can provide useful formative information and feedback.
Integrating Learning Pauses into Your Lectures (PDF)
The term learning pause refers to pausing the lecture (or, more specifically, the instructor’s time directly expositing content) to incorporate active learning activities that focus on students processing the information from the lecture.
Interactive Lecturing (PDF)
Lecturing can be one of the most effective ways to deliver large amounts of content to a variety of class sizes. To contribute to higher levels of student success, incorporating strategies to make lectures more interactive is a way to engage students in the learning process.
Destination Areas Specific
- Guiding Principles
- Common Characteristics and Learning Outcomes
- Curricular Framework and Transdisciplinary Glossary
- DA/SGA Governance How-To
- DA Courses (proposed or in development)
Existing Virginia Tech Programs and Courses
Pathways to General Education Resources
Supporting Virginia Tech faculty
We offer an array of confidential, customized services to meet faculty needs, from consulting to workshops to certificates to annual conferences.
Workshops for Fall 2020
Instructional Grant Applications: Due October 15th