The mission of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is to promote institutional effectiveness through professional development for faculty and staff. The Center strives to enhance student learning by encouraging innovative teaching, promoting instructional excellence, providing an environment for sharing talents throughout the college, and fostering professional growth for all employees.
The goals of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College are:
Role of the CTL Leadership Team
The Center for Teaching and Learning Leadership team is made up of faculty, staff, administration, and students who are interested in developing and promoting professional development activities at ABAC. The roles of the CTL Leadership Team members are:
2016-2017 CTL Leadership Team Members
______, School of Agriculture and Natural Resources
______, School of Liberal Arts
______, School of Science and Math
______, School of Human Sciences
______, School of Nursing and Health Sciences
______, Stafford School of Business
______, SGA Vice President
______, Staff Representative
______, Administrative Representative
The CTL offers its faculty participants a diversity of programming that can enhance their professional and personal lives.
The CTL created an Engaged Faculty Certificate to encourage both faculty involvement in the Center’s events and in building a greater faculty community at the College. Engaged Faculty are individuals whose participation reflects a serious involvement with the Center’s programming over the course of the academic year.
Colloquium and Seminar Series
Throughout the year, field experts, faculty, and staff provide lectures and interactive programming on a variety of professional topics. The series now consists of several components that are presented across the academic year, included the Engaged Faculty Colloquium series, Innovation Forums, Faculty Reading Group, and the research “Brownbag Lunch” series.
New Faculty Academy
The CTL offers an orientation for new faculty each fall as well as a variety of courses through out the year.
Teaching and Learning Workshops
The CTL provides workshops during the Fall Conference and through out the year on a variety of teaching and learning technologies and .
For a current listing of programs, workshops, and seminars visit the 2016-2017 CTL Events Calendar
The New Faculty Academy is designed to assist new faculty with teaching technologies and practices that may be unique to ABAC. An orientation is provided at the beginning of the academic year as well as a variety of workshops through out the year.
Schedule of Events, Fall 2016:
Each Fall, the CTL hosts a number of events to prepare Faculty and Staff for their return to the new Academic Year. For 2016, these events include:
For a detailed schedule of events, see the 2016 Faculty & Staff Fall Conference