SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) is an ongoing catalyst for the growth of a university culture that values, supports, and rewards effective student-centered teaching.
Request a Copy of The New Science of Learning
Due to the enthusiastic response to Dr. Todd Zakrajsek’s presentation at the 23rd Annual Teaching Effectiveness Symposium, the Center for Teaching Excellence is happy to offer free copies of The New Science of Learning that was the basis for his keynote presentation.
If you are interested in receiving a copy of The New Science of Learning, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will order you one (if you already emailed us, we have you on the list).
On September 16th at noon, CTE will host a Reading Club for the book. We hope you will join us to discuss the book as well as Zakrajsek’s keynote presentation. If you are interested in participating in the Reading Club, let us know by sending an email to email@example.com and we will follow up with details.
We are also happy to provide a copy of Zakrajsek’s presentation slides from TES. You can download a copy here.
Save the Date!
Friday, August 21, 2015
Hughes Trigg lower level
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CTE is proud to announce the annual Teaching Effectiveness Symposium. TES offers new and returning faculty members a valuable forum to discuss classroom effectiveness and how to improve student learning. The day will feature a keynote address, lunch, and two break out sessions. Mark your calendars for this exciting even to kick-off the 2015-2016 academic year! Learn more.
2015 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Award Winners
Since 2001, The Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor Award
annually recognizes SMU faculty members for their notable commitment to and achievements in fostering student learning. This year's winners are Professors Jill DeTemple, Yildirim Hurmzulu, and Darius Miller. The winners receive $10,000 and are appointed to a two-year term in the SMU Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Learn more.