The annual Summer Institute on Teaching (SIT) is an opportunity to share teaching successes, learn new ways to engage your students, and discover innovative tools and approaches to support your pedagogy. 

Registration to attend SIT is now open!

UDAILY Article: Foundational Course Initiative

“Adapting to a full academic schedule as a first-year student also means adapting study and time management skills… As part of the FCI, faculty blend skill-building like note-taking and self-reflection directly into the teaching and assessment of their courses.”

“Genova added, “It is a common goal to promote retention and persistence in our disciplines, but we cannot achieve such things without providing our students with a strong foundation: not just in terms of foundational knowledge in our disciplines, but also by helping our students establish strong study skills and a genuine sense of belonging in the classroom.”

Updated UD Syllabus Template 2023-24

Be sure to download the most up to date syllabus template for your course this fall!

Using and addressing advanced automated tools in teaching

Practical suggestions for faculty addressing the use of advanced automated tools such as ChatGPT in their courses and assignments.

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The staff at the Center for Teaching & Assessment of Learning are invested in your growth as a teacher-scholar. UD’s ecosystem of teaching support services and resources can be confusing to navigate, so allow us to be your teaching guides! Together, we can work with you to identify your individual teaching and assessment needs to create a custom plan to accomplish your goals and address any challenge. Send us an email, request a one-on-one consultation, or stop by our offices in Gore Hall to get started!

Dr. Matthew Trevett-Smith

Director, Center for Teaching & Assessment of Learning

The mission of UD’s Center for Teaching & Assessment of Learning is to foster an inclusive culture of evidence-based teaching and learning across the university by inspiring effective teaching and assessment using high-impact strategies, tools, and collaborations.

Teaching Support Events & Workshops

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Teaching Support Grant Opportunities:

Various units across the University of Delaware offer grant funding opportunities for instructors to develop their teaching, improve existing courses, develop new courses, evaluate instruction, and assess curricular needs. In such cases special calls are opened in response to strategic priorities.

Instructors are encouraged to read the specific calls below to determine which opportunity best fits their project.

A curated list of teaching support grant programs is available at