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Welcome to the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

O'Kelly Library, Room 202
Telephone: (336) 750-8723
Fax: (336) 750-8690

Mailing Address
Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Winston-Salem State University
601 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
O'Kelly Library, Room 202
Winston-Salem, NC 27110

The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning is committed to
promoting a university culture that values and rewards effective teaching,
respects individual differences, and supports the creation of learning
environments for faculty and students.

What's New at CETL?

Training Opportunities

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) has recently developed a Faculty Development Information Portal in Blackboard. The portal is now available to all teaching faculty and is the virtual hub for teaching and learning at WSSU. Once you enter your credentials to access Blackboard, you can view the Portal by first clicking on The Courses tab and then on CETL 1003: Faculty Development Information Portal. Designed as a series of modules, the portal is specifically tailored to the instructional needs of WSSU faculty and its aim is to foster exemplary teaching and learning practices. For example, the Pedagogy module focuses on active learning strategies and in the near future will include training on backward design, and teaching in online and blended environments. The General Education module of the portal contains assessment rubrics, a link to the General Education Outcomes website, and the Critical Reading, Oral Communication, Information Literacy and Written Communication manuals. The Professional Development and Workshops module contains resources on upcoming training and events, materials from previous workshops offered by CETL, and information related to Faculty Learning Communities.

Check out the Faculty Development Portal for information on:

  • General Education Outcomes and Manuals
  • Asynchronous Training Certificate in Active Learning
  • Past Workshops Offered by CETL (handouts, and videos)
  • Resources on The Scholarship of Teaching & Learning

Please contact Dr. Tiffany Baffour at baffourt@wssu.edu or (336) 750-3416 for questions or more information related to the Faculty Development Portal.



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601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

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