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Center for Teaching Excellence

  • CTE Infographic 2019-2020


The Center for Teaching Excellence inspires excellence and innovation in teaching. We create and provide programming, resources, and opportunities that foster innovative and effective pedagogical practices among all who teach at USC.

Goals for AY2020-2021

  • Enhances the pedagogical knowledge and effectiveness of all who teach at UofSC.
  • Provide resources and services to support the development of high quality distributed learning courses.
  • Increase awareness of CTE among all constituencies.
  • Plan and implement professional development programs for graduate teaching assistants.

Accomplishments During AY2019-2020:

  • DL Instructional Design
    • 79 courses developed with substantial assistance from the ID Team
    • 33 workshops lead by the ID team
    • 4396 students impacted by the ID team
  • Faculty Professional Development
    • 109 workshops/seminars/training sessions
    • 2703 participants across all sessions
    • 1130 unique participants across all sessions.
  • Graduate Teaching Assistants
    • 33 workshops led by GTA Training Program Manager
    • 697 grad students trained through workshops
    • 450 grad students trained through New TA Orientations
    • 46 grad students completed Preparing Future Faculty program
  • Pedagogy Initiatives
    • 29 faculty consultations
    • 344 pedagogical consultations by the ID team
    • Pedagogical Grants, 28 faculty receiving grants coordinated through CTE

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.