Developing and Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness at CSU

Instructor engaged with students in an active learning classroom.

In our commitment to student success and learning at CSU, the Provost Office partnered with The Institute for Learning and Teaching (TILT) to support faculty in enhancing teaching skills and developing teaching effectiveness. The process begins with reflecting on and assessing current teaching practices and impacts on students, continues with identifying an area of growth and aligning it with the Teaching Effectiveness Framework, and progresses to engagement with professional development and integration of best teaching practices. The cycle then begins again with reflecting and assessing growth in teaching. The flowchart below outlines the actions that faculty and department chairs/evaluation committees can engage in during this yearly cycle.

Teaching Effectiveness Tools

TILT developed a set of resources that support teaching; course design; and the development, reporting, and evaluation of teaching effectiveness. Some documents will assist faculty in defining effective teaching and setting and accomplishing teaching goals; other documents will assist department chairs and teaching committees in creating a process for their department to develop then evaluate teaching effectiveness. See below for a short description and intended use of each document:

Research and Resources

What is the Teaching Effectiveness Framework?


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