Teaching and Scholarly Engagement

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Center for Teaching Excellence

  • Services. CTE provides services to individuals and small groups who want to reflect on and improve their teaching. Services include consultationsteaching observations, as well as web resources.
  • Teaching Resources. CTE provides faculty a wide array of resources to help them design, teach, and assess their courses. Browse the links for ideas on the CTE website, or zero in on an area of particular interest. Please contact the CTE to suggest resources they should add to the site.
  • Teaching Awards. CTE recognizes and celebrates faculty members who exemplify teaching excellence by administering four university-wide teaching awards and working with the award winners to share innovative and effective ideas with the SMU teaching community.
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SMU Libraries


Academic Technology (IT Services)

Liaisons at SMU. Eight Academic Technology Service Directors are embedded in every area at SMU to serve as the primary directors and strategic technology partners to ensure that faculty and student technology needs are served by the Office of Information Technology.

Instruction technology support. Resource guides and contact information are available for any number of technology-related supports:

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Research and Creative Impact


Quick Guide to Additional Campus-wide Supports

Many offices provide additional supports for faculty in supporting their students:

Supporting International Students


Counseling Services

Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center (A-LEC)