Our mission: the development of faculty across all career stages and areas of professional responsibility.
Our 2015 annual report is now available. [more]
The Center formerly known as CAT is proud to become the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development! We will be working on the acronym and logo materials soon. Thanks to Xavier faculty for participating in our poll to choose a new name that reflects our new mission. [more]
Associate Director for Programming
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching is delighted to announce that Dr. Jason Todd (English) will serve as our new Associate Director for Programming. In this role, Dr. Todd will assist in providing high-quality, relevant, evidence-based CAT programming in support of our new mission to serve faculty across all career stages and areas of professional responsibility. In addition to his grant administration experience, he has worked with CAT staff to plan, implement, and assess a variety of faculty development activities related to the QEP. Dr. Todd will begin his work with us this summer. [more]
Revised and Expanded
Check out CAT's new revised and expanded mission. [more]
Teaching a new course at Xavier? Revised an existing course? Please list it.
Monday, June 27th:
Interteaching: An Alternative Method for Increasing Student Engagement
Dr. Saville will discuss traditional teaching methods and how they fail to capitalize on what is known about human learning and memory. [details]
CAT FooD (for thought)
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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Kennesaw State University maintains a list of journals that publish SoTL research and/or address issues in higher education as well as a list of teaching conferences.