Mission and Goals

The mission of the Office of Teaching and Learning is to promote and support a culture at the University of Denver that values and rewards excellence in teaching and learning by

  • providing professional development opportunities to improve teaching practices for new and experienced faculty members
  • developing and supporting state-of-the-art technology and web-based applications that enhance student learning
  • collaborating with faculty on innovative teaching projects

Hence, our mission supports the University’s mission “…to promote learning by engaging with students in advancing scholarly inquiry, cultivating critical and creative thought, and generating knowledge”.  Our goals also reflect those of the university.

Learning – To support faculty in achieving their full potential as teacher/scholars in pursuit of enhanced student learning

Scholarship – To support effective, evidence-based and inquiry-based scholarly teaching among our faculty

Community – To serve as a hub for the exploration, development and dissemination of technology for teaching and scholarship

OTL provides several workshops for faculty members each year

OTL provides several workshops for faculty members each year

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