Office for the Advancement of Engineering Teaching & Learning
The Office for the Advancement of Engineering Teaching & Learning (ET&L) offers instructional services to all UW engineering educators.
ET&L services are tailored to the specific needs of engineering faculty. Our consultants build on current research to offer a diverse set of instructional development opportunities. At ET&L, we recognize the time and intellectual commitments of professors and teaching personnel at a large research university. That’s why ET&L instructional services are always:
- Grounded in scholarship
- Personalized to your needs
- Flexible, integrated, and systematic
In our experience, small changes over time lead to big payoffs. Our clients have improved their teaching evaluations and enhanced learning and teaching within their classrooms.
- One-to-One Consultation
- A confidential conversation with an ET&L consultant with the aim of mutually determining what resources, services, and advice will help you achieve your teaching goals. More »
- Formative Classroom Assessment
- A system of data collection methods and analysis used formatively for teachers to make targeted teaching or course improvements. More »
- Faculty Workshops
- Engaging group seminars that effectively introduce new ideas and methods, foster interest, and motivate faculty to action. More »
- Learning Communities
- Facilitated opportunities for groups of educators to explore specific topics related to engineering teaching and learning, meeting multiple times during the course of a quarter or more. More »
- In-Class Presentations
- Presented in collaboration with instructors to improve students’ knowledge of engineering design processes, teamwork dynamics, and other topics grounded in current research in engineering education. More »
- Education Resources & Expertise
- Domain expertise (e.g., literature reviews, expertise on curriculum development, assessments, pedagogies, and student development) that will save time by helping you quickly locate the most appropriate research to support your teaching goals.