Our Services

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The Center for Teaching and Learning is dedicated to providing the following services:

Career Development
  • Consultation and resources for faculty at different stages of their academic career.   Access to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), of which Kent State University has an Institutional Membership.
Community Building
  • Through thematic communities of practice, the center will provide support for small groups of faculty to study particular issues related to faculty development.   
Conducting and Disseminating Research on Student Learning
  • The center staff can provide suggestions and support for researching student learning within a course.
Equipment for loan to faculty and staff
  • Various equipment for use, such as Chromebooks, Video Cameras etc.
International Guest Speakers
  • Presentations and facilitated workshops by faculty from Kent State University as well as other institutions with expertise in the area of teaching and student learning.
New Faculty Orientation
  • The center assists in planning and implementing the New Faculty Orientation Workshop each Fall semester.
Peer Review
  • Faculty peer observations of classroom teaching and online teaching with follow up consultation.
Teaching Consultations (Individual or Department)
  • We will locate resources and researched best practices regarding teaching and learning issues relevant to you or your department.
    (e.g., intergenerational differences and similarities, active learning, flipping the classroom)
Technology  Integration Consultations
  • Assistance with instructional design and educational technologies.
University Initiatives 
  • Support for university initiatives promoting student success (e.g., Reducing DFW)
University Teaching Council Support
  • The center provides technical and administrative support for this university-wide committee.

For more information please contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at ctl@kent.edu or 330-672-2992.