CETLCenter for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning



The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning supports faculty as they seek to infuse UC classrooms with innovative and effective pedagogical approaches to maximize student learning by:

  • promoting research-based best practices; 
  • providing consultations on the programmatic, curricular, course, and individual level; 
  • advancing university initiatives in student learning;
  • supporting diversity and inclusion; and 
  • inspiring, invigorating, and empowering faculty dedicated to the success of their students. 

Our areas of expertise and focus include: classroom pedagogy and innovation, assessment, scholarship of teaching and learning, course design, and gateway instruction.

Who We Serve

  • 68% of faculty served through CET&L programing are tenured or on the tenure track.
  • Since 2008, CET&L has served more than 7,400 UC faculty in more than 600 workshops or programs.
  • 146 bargaining unit faculty have completed our Course Design Seminar.
  • We currently have partnerships with more than 30 faculty facilitators.
  • 54 academic programs have participated in our Academic Program Assessment Institute.
  • Since 2010, more than 1,925 student letters of thanks have been sent to UC faculty via our annual Thank Your Professor program.    

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Annual Report

Advisory Council

  • A specialized and diverse group of UC researchers and instructors who provides strategic direction for CET&L. Learn More