Welcome to the Center for Teaching and Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning supports student success by engaging all SDSU faculty in a scholarly approach to teaching and fostering a culture of inclusive excellence in teaching and learning. We serve as a campus clearinghouse for information about teaching and learning resources, promoting and facilitating connections throughout the University’s teaching community. On this website you will find information about CTL programs and services as well as many resources to help you with your teaching. To navigate quickly, you can use the drop-in menus in the top menu bar from any page.

To keep up with CTL events and discussions, you can follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook. If you only want to get notices of events, use the box to the right to be added to the Events mailing list. Please note that registration for each event will open a few weeks prior to the event.

Fall 2017 Teaching Partners Program

Would you like to: Talk with colleagues about best practices for teaching? Ignite (or re-ignite) your passion for teaching? Reflect on your own teaching practices? Observe other instructors in the classroom? Create collaborative connections with other faculty members?...

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Student-Centered Assessment I: Formative Assessment

Wed Oct 4 noon - 1pm (arrive earlier to eat) Many instructors think of assessments as an endpoint, where students show what they have learned (past tense). But formative assessments can not only provide information about whether your students are actually learning...

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What is the Faculty Role in Student Success?

Wed Sept 20 noon - 1pm (arrive earlier to eat) The SDSU Strategic Plan and the CSU Graduation Initiative 2025 set high goals for increasing graduation rates and reducing gaps in graduation rates between different student groups. To realize these goals, it is important...

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Cultivating a Growth Mindset

Mon Sept 18 noon - 1pm (arrive earlier to eat) “Growth mindset” refers to the idea that innate, ‘fixed’ talent and intelligence alone do not determine success; rather, one’s ability to learn and to persist play a huge role. Students who understand this are much more...

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Virtual Immersive Teaching and Learning (VITaL)

Lunch & Learn Tues Sept 12 noon - 1pm (arrive earlier to eat) RESEARCH: Today, virtual and augmented reality is changing how people work and learn. For instance, physicians can practice performing surgeries, first responders can simulate how to react to situations...

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Fall 2017 Calendar and Themes

As always, the Center for Teaching and Learning will host a series of complimentary lunches and workshops throughout the year and the Fall calendar of events is now available.  A separate email will go out to the full campus in August but you will want to save these...

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Center for Teaching & Learning

CTL is located on the 2nd floor of the “old” Administration Building
(South entrance, 2nd Floor, Office AD 220)

Address: Division of Undergraduate Studies
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1623

Phone: 619.594.3157

Mailcode: 1623

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