A virtuous cycle
Teaching & Learning
Our experts’ diverse academic backgrounds help us approach 21st-century pedagogy from a number of angles. We take an integrative approach in the classroom. Learn more about how this approach advances our mission and vision.
At the Center for Teaching and Learning, we help to maximize the teaching and learning experience for instructors and students in the classroom space, whether it is physical or digital. We provide instructors with an array of opportunities to engage with their teaching in enjoyable and rewarding ways that incorporate research-based best practices into all aspects of their courses. We provide students with multiple mentoring and support programs that help make academic success achievable by all students, regardless of their needs and backgrounds. We provide the latest physical and digital educational tools needed for our classrooms to facilitate learning at the highest level. And across it all, our training and support provides for an equitable and inclusive learning experience for all students at Washington University.
Philosophy & Approach
The Washington University Difference
We’re fostering a teaching culture that values exchange, advances scholarship, and designs flexible, intuitive classrooms.Learn More
Evidence-based TeachingEducation practices should be based on the best available research
Progressive Scholarship CommitmentWe invite instructors to look at their classroom practices and share their findings
Pedagogical ApproachesThere's no one-size-fits-all approach to teaching and learning
Innovative Classroom DesignTechnology in classrooms plays a large role in how we teach and learn
Leading the Center
With expertise in classroom design, 21st-century pegagogy, and educating educators, our leaders hail from diverse academic backgrounds.Meet the Team
I value educational development because it’s one area of study that elevates the entire university.Eric Fournier / Director of Educational Development