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The Center for Teaching and Learning provides opportunities for instructors to enhance their teaching and learn from one another, through discussions, workshops and individual consultations. All instructors -- new or experienced; interested in an ambitious idea, seeking to improve or simply curious -- are welcome. To receive monthly updates on programming, contact CTL and ask to be added to the CTL listserv.

CTL Teaching Seminars

CTL Teaching Seminars are faculty groups that meet monthly through the academic year to explore teaching approaches and questions related to particular themes. Seminar topics may vary by year and faculty sign up in the spring or summer for the following year.

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Inclusive and Equitable Teaching

CTL supports all instructors in developing inclusive and equitable teaching practices, so that we can help all of our students thrive to their potentials. This includes programs and workshops open to all instructors as well as offerings provided in partnership with departments or schools.

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For New Faculty

Faculty new to teaching at Penn may join CTL's Introduction to Teaching at Penn summer program. To sign up contact CTL.

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Teaching Discussions & Workshops

CTL offers an array of regularly scheduled faculty teaching discussions and workshops. Check our events page for upcoming sessions.

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Teaching Consultations & Classroom Observation

CTL is available to consult with anyone teaching at Penn about any and all aspects of their teaching. As part of the consultation process, CTL staff can also observe instructors teaching and provide feedback. The process is entirely confidential.

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Workshops by Request

CTL leads a wide variety of teaching workshops and discussions upon request for interested schools, departments, programs or other organizations at Penn.

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Curricular planning

CTL can work with faculty and departments to identify key curricular goals and how courses can best contribute to a program. Contact CTL for more information.

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