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The Center for Teaching Excellence aims to support Xavier faculty in creating rich, collaborative learning environments that challenge our students intellectually, morally, and spiritually. The Center will promote effective teaching that is reflective, engaging, creative, and informed by both pedagogical and disciplinary knowledge.

Reading Day-Strategies to Support Student Learning

Three  sessions will be offered to share strategies and techniques to support student learning.  To learn more and to register, click here.

2016-2017 FLC Applications

Five new Faculty Learning Communities have been announced for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Faculty are invited to apply to become members of these FLCs.  For more information regarding these FLCs  and to apply, please click here.

CTE Faculty Associate Positions

The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) is seeking applications for two Faculty Associates, one to serve in fall 2016 and one to serve in spring 2017. These positions will work collaboratively with the CTE Administrative and Faculty Directors to create and conduct a range of faculty development activities. Application deadline: Friday, May 6, 2016.  For more information and the application format, click here.


CTE Teaching Observations

CTE faculty colleagues are available to observe your class and to provide you with feedback from an outside perspective on the aspects of your teaching that interest you most. You will gain objective data regarding your classroom teaching behaviors as well as the observable behaviors of your students. Faculty can request observations of teaching to gain feedback on various aspects of teaching in order to gauge effectiveness in the classroom.  Click here to request an observation.