The Office of Undergraduate Studies convenes the directors of CUNY’s Centers for Teaching and Learning to share expertise, resources and evidence-based practices across the colleges. The Centers offer a wide array of programs and services to support faculty and staff. Common areas of interest across the Centers include: pedagogy, assessment, high impact practices, teaching/ learning technologies, support for faculty research, pursuit of the scholarship of teaching, improving outcomes in developmental education, and improving outcomes in general education.

CTL Council Mission Statement

The CTL Council works cooperatively within CUNY to prioritize teaching and learning considerations in University planning and decision-making. As a group, we are committed to the following:

  • Sharing resources and promoting best practices of the synergistic relationship between teaching and learning
  • Advocating for sufficient resource allocation for teaching and learning operations on each campus
  • Building and disseminating standards of excellence for faculty development
  • Mentoring and supporting new CUNY CTLs and their leaders
  • Producing research and scholarship about our collective endeavors
  • Promoting best practices and models of SOTL
  • Endorsing good models for the assessment of teaching and student learning

CUNY Centers for Teaching and Learning News, Updates and Initiatives

Report on CUNY Centers for Teaching and Learning (CUNY, 2011)

Medgar Evers College, CUNY
Charles E. Inniss Memorial Library
1650 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11225

CUNY’s Centers for Teaching and Learning present Best Practices in Academic Technology, a day-long conference where educators, administrators, and students will learn about emerging academic technologies and related pedagogical models that have the potential to address issues of social justice, activism, and equality of opportunity in education. Faculty from CUNY and other educational institutions will lead panels, technology workshops, and presentations exploring topics including K-16 education, e-Portfolio, Camtasia, online course videos, gamification, financial planning, arts, and more. The keynote speaker will be James. W. Loewen, the award-winning author of Lies My Teacher Told Me and other popular books, with additional remarks from George Otte, CUNY’s Director of Academic Technologies, and Rudy Crew, President of Medgar Evers College and former chancellor of New York City schools. The conference, coinciding with the opening of Medgar Evers’ Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibit, will also feature a special panel on technology and Hispanic students.

Learn more and register for this event.

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