Center for Teaching and Learning


  • Teaching Certificates These are programs for graduate student teaching assistants (TAs) and post-doctoral associates who complete a series of requirements attesting to their training and experience in pedagogy.
  • Lecturer Support Here you can find the Lecturer Handbook as well as contact information for support on teaching challenges you may encounter.
  • Reflective Teaching Seminar The Reflective Teaching Seminar is a year-long program that brings together junior faculty members to discuss readings and approaches on a range of practical teaching topics and encourage experimentation with innovative and best teaching practices. Sample topics include securing early feedback, integrating technology, alternative teaching styles, and dealing with challenging student behaviors.
  • Instructional Improvement Awards CTL’s Instructional Improvement Awards (IIAs) are awards that enable faculty members to design, implement and assess instructional innovation projects that enhance teaching and learning at UT Dallas. Recent projects include one to create a capstone design course for undergraduate engineering majors.