Teaching and Learning Advisory Council Mission

The mission of the Teaching and Learning Advisory Committee (TLAC) is to help stimulate the creation of a campus culture that truly values, promotes, recognizes, and rewards excellence in teaching and learning.

TLAC activities include:

  1. Engaging the university community in a dialogue concerning such teaching excellence. For example:  
    • What constitutes excellence in teaching and learning, and how do we know?
    • How do we best work toward excellence in teaching and learning?
    • How does technology relate to excellence in teaching and learning?
  2. Serving as a resource to the university concerning teaching and learning information, including philosophy, methodology, technology, science of learning information, etc.
  3. Determining the needs of faculty members in their quest to achieve teaching and learning outcomes and assisting them to meet those needs
  4. Recommending policies for promoting and improving the impetus for teaching and learning excellence
  5. Networking with other committees (where appropriate) to meet shared goals
  6. Recognizing teaching and learning excellence on campus
  7. Providing faculty with opportunities to encounter varied teaching and learning practices and to share its expertise.