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CTE Programs

Faculty members discussing teaching practicesCTE provides opportunities for faculty, instructional staff members, and graduate students to learn about recent developments in higher education and to share experiences and ideas with their peers. Visit the links above to learn more about CTE’s Best Practices Institute, offered each May for teachers who would like to reflect on and learn to represent their teaching and the Teaching Summit, held each August. 

Check out the information below on workshops and other programs offered at CTE on a regular basis. A calendar of these and other CTE events is also available.

CTE Mini-Workshops
CTE Mini-Workshops are held from 12 – 1 PM at CTE. Check the CTE calendar for topics being discussed this semester.

Peer Teaching Commentary Program
The PTC program offers faculty and instructional staff members a way to reflect on your teaching as a process, with support and input from two peers.

Working Groups
CTE’s Working Groups support the intellectual work that faculty members do in their teaching. Each Working Group focuses on a different facet of teaching in higher education. The groups allow participants to share information and experiences, pose and solve problems, and/or discover new ideas or approaches to teaching. During the 2015-16 academic year, groups will meet on these topics:

Teaching Post-doc Program
The Teaching Post-doc Program partners post-doctoral visiting assistant professors with KU faculty and GTAs to transform the way we teach large gateway courses by focusing on deep engagement in a class.

CHRP Project
The Collaborative Humanities Redesign Project (CHRP) offers KU faculty members who are redesigning a specific course to collaborate with similar faculty at three other institutions.

For more information about the Working Groups, contact CTE at 864-4199 or

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