Coming Summer 2016

The Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) conference is an international conference that will be held in Knoxville, TN (Gateway to the beautiful Smoky Mountains) this June, 2016. For further information, click on the link above. Hope to see you there!

Experience Learning!

Looking for a way to become inVOLved in the new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)? Not sure exactly what it is? Need some refresher courses for experiential learning?  We have just what you’re looking for! Keep your eyes open for more information about these four, targeted workshops being offered at time frames you told us that you need. Complete all four in the series and earn a Certificate in Experiential Teaching! Details coming soon to your mailbox!  Mark your calendars now.

Click on the image  for a clear view of the dates and locations. Register for the third workshopMotivating Students, here.

Spring Faculty Book ClubScreenHunter_387 Dec. 14 15.23

All faculty and staff are invited to participate in this year’s faculty book club.  Plan to join us in the Mary Greer room in Hodges Library beginning January 27th! The book for Spring will be announced soon.  Register now!


Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Writing Retreat

Writing-GuyThe Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Writing Retreat was held at Fall Creek Falls, July 15th-17th. Participants were: Chonika Coleman-King, Jeffrey Davis, Melissa Hinten, Margaret Keneman, Neelam Poudyal, Rob Spirko, Rob Freeland, Joanne Logan, Joseph Weigel, and Wenjun Zhou. They spent three days working on the research from their own classrooms to improve teaching and, consequently, student retention.

The SoTL writing retreat supports faculty who are interested in taking the next step to publish their work in a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) journal appropriate for their discipline!   Check back soon for an update of their progress!

 Creative Teaching Grant Recipients for the 2015-2016 Academic Year are:

The Tennessee Teaching and Learning center is pleased to announce recipients of Creative Teaching grants for the 2015/2016 academic year. We received 19 proposals from seven colleges, and are able to provide funding for 10 projects. The Recipients are:

Kristen Block, Jioni Lewis, the team of: Karen Hughes, Michael Gilchrist and Mehment Aydeniz, Michael Gilchrist, Mehment Aydeniz, Malissa Peery, Hilary Herndon, Lisa Fall, Rachel McCord, Elizabeth Strand, Francine Hollis, Wenjun Zhou and Melissa Morris. See the Creative Teaching Grant 2015-2016 Page for descriptions of their projects.  Congratulations!  We look forward to hearing more from these scholars!

Have You Seen our Semi-Annual Report?

2013 Annual ReportTennTLCFNLWe are pleased to offer you this online version of our Annual Report.  Thank you for your support and input as we move forward.