Welcome to the blog for the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Leadership (CTLL).  We support the University of North Georgia’s commitment to “academic excellence in a student-focused environment.”  Through our programs and outreach, CTLL seeks to foster our community of scholar teachers as they pursue research-based experimentation in the design and implementation significant educational experiences.CTLL programs enhance teaching excellence, instructional innovation, the scholarship of teaching and learning, effective academic leadership, and enriched educational environments through such opportunities as service-learning. CTLL encourages, recognizes, and rewards demonstrated excellence in teaching.

The goals of the CTLL are:

  1. to facilitate faculty dialogue related to effective teaching practices and to the development of partnerships within and across disciplines and academic institutions
  2. to provide on-going training and support in the development, review, and implementation of teaching methods, assessment practices, and curricular innovation
  3. to maintain a collection of teaching resources including current professional literature, and videos
  4. to disseminate information about professional development opportunities, materials, and grants through a variety of media
  5. to coordinate New Faculty Orientation, the New Faculty Institute, and a mentoring program
  6. to assist in addressing institutional issues and problems affecting the teaching-learning climate
  7. to serve as an advocate for teaching-related academic initiatives
  8. to support the development of faculty making the transition to academic leadership roles