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Center for Teaching and Learning

Lenoir-Rhyne's Center for Teaching and Learning, located in the Rudisill Library on the Hickory campus, exists to help faculty be as successful as possible in their efforts to promote student learning.

The CTL offers ongoing faculty development workshops, and it provides individual consultation for faculty in a range of areas related to teaching, pedagogy, and scholarship.

Mission

Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Center for Teaching and Learning supports the university’s faculty as they engage in the work of educating students and helping them to develop as whole persons prepared both for productive careers and meaningful lives. The Center promotes the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning, providing support that enables faculty to be innovative and creative in ways that enhance student learning.

Services

To achieve its mission, the Center for Teaching and Learning offers the following services:

  • Individual consultation: the CTL provides a range of services to individual faculty, from help with course design to classroom observations. All consultations are confidential and non-evaluative.
  • Workshops: the CTL hosts several different monthly workshops designed to showcase the work of faculty at LR and to enable the entire community better to help students as they learn.
  • Peer-Learning Communities: the CTL facilitates meetings of peer-learning communities, groups of faculty and staff interested in learning more about pedagogical issues.

Contact

Office Phone:
828.328.7987
Devon Fisher

Devon Fisher

Titles: Associate of Professor, English, Director of Center for Teaching and Learning
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 828.328.7455
Jessica O'Brien

Jessica O'Brien

Titles: Assistant Librarian, Coordinator of Instructional Technology
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 828.328.7452