The Initiative for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

The IETL will promote inquiry, inspire the expansion of perspectives, and support methodology to innovate teaching and scholarship. Mastery of teaching is a lifelong pursuit and the goal of the initiative is to assist faculty in this pursuit.

Strategic Vision

The Initiative for Teaching and Learning will pursue overarching theme of transformative high-impact teaching practices that lead to improved student learning. The initiative will build on current Detroit Mercy resources to support University faculty members to work collaboratively to create engaged learning experiences.

Strategic Priorities
• Identify Collaboration Opportunities
• Mentoring Support
• Showcase Detroit Mercy Faculty Teaching Innovations
• Promote SoTL and Scholarly Research
• Provide Programming and Workshops to Support Faculty

The IETL Goals

• Increase the awareness and use of high-impact teaching practices.
• Encourage, support, and facilitate a professional community based on aligned educational practice and outcomes.
• Promote critical analysis and exploration of teaching practices through scholarship.

Detroit Mercy Build a Boundless Future; Inquire Inspire Innovate; Initiative for Excellence in Teaching and Learning; Social Justice, Technology Infusion, Communication, Problem Solving, Teaching & Learning, Critical Thinking, Inquiry, Direct Experience

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