The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) has a primary mission to provide opportunities, leadership, and support for all faculty to grow in their scholarly and professional endeavors. The long term aim is to support community members in the process of creating, transforming, and/or maintaining Kent State University’s environments for learning as spaces where all students can succeed.

To easily search for answers to questions related to your role as a Kent State University faculty member, visit the Faculty Learning and Support Hub Portal (FlashPort).

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If emergency conditions should cause the cancellation of on-ground classes, this guide will help you facilitate your classroom at a distance. 

How Do I get started with using university tools and resources 

Continuity Guide


The Center for Teaching and Learning will continue to work remotely during the Fall semester however we are always available.  We are happy to meet with you; please contact us to schedule an appointment.

To Reach:


Jennifer Marcinkiewicz, Director – or 330-672-1904

LeighAnn Tomaswick, Learning Design Specialist – or 330-672-0400

Nancy Daczko-Krestan, Special Assistant – or



Center for Teaching and Learning – or 330-672-2992

Faculty Fellows

Upcoming Events

Faculty Fellows 

Zhiqiang Molly Wang 

Friday, April 23, 2021 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

Rachael Blasiman

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

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CVA 251 Fall

Active Learning Classroom

Center for the Visual Arts (CVA) room 251 accommodates 36 students, naturally encourages group work and active-learning with double sided white boards for each table, movable tables/chairs/whiteboards and Chromebooks for each student. The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is available to work with you to implement active learning strategies, enhance your teaching experiences and to support you in conducting teaching/learning research in this space. Calender fills up quickly so please submit your request with the link below as soon as possible.

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These easy to use evidence-based resources are intended to address your interests related to teaching and learning. Each topic has brief explanations as to what it is, research supporting the tool, step-by- step implementation guidelines, frequently asked questions (FAQs), other resources and references. New resources are added as they are completed.

The Teaching Scholars Program promotes shared scholarly inquiry into teaching and learning.

The Faculty Fellows program provides selected full-time faculty members the opportunity to create programmatic materials for faculty colleagues that focus on significant university issues.

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

Faculty can request access for equipment to improve their teaching and learning. There is a variety of technology available. 

Upcoming Events