We provide a variety of opportunities for faculty to reflect critically on learning and teaching.
Both our yearlong programs and short, dynamic discussions and workshops address topics like:
- Creating courses that engage students;
- Integrating technology into teaching;
- Assessing student learning outcomes.
Learn more about our programs:
- New Faculty Workshop: Interactive session to welcome and orient new faculty.
- Searle Fellows Program: Year-long program for early career faculty to deepen their thinking about learning and teaching.
- Workshops & Sessions: Single events such as Faculty Workshops, University Teaching Roundtables, and Faculty Brownbag Discussions.
- Learning, Teaching and Assessment Forum: Annual event to discuss and showcase assessment initiatives across the university.
- Faculty Open Classroom Initiative (FOCI): FOCI is a week-long program to promote open conversation about learning and teaching across Northwestern.
Propose a session for TEACHx: (Dealine for submissions is March 13, 2017)
Tried something new in your class this year? Visit the Digital Learning website to learn more about TEACHx and proposal submission process. This session is ideal for members of Northwestern University's Digital Learning Communities, or any faculty interested in presenting on something new they tried in their teaching.
Collaboration with the Faculty Support Services - NUIT
A department within NUIT's Academic & Research Technologies, Faculty Support Services supports Northwestern faculty in using technology effectively in their teaching. The Searle Center collaborates with Faculty Support Services on a number of programs and initiatives. Visit the Digital Learning website to learn more about TEACHx, an annual forum that features faculty presentations on innovating with technology.