CETLA

Welcome to the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning & Assessment!

The Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning & Assessment (CETLA) was founded in 2003 to promote a culture of teaching and learning at Howard University. CETLA also encourages continuous improvement by employing best practices in assessment. CETLA's overarching goal is to establish itself as a national and global exemplar in fostering dynamic learning environments and experiences.

Mission

Develop faculty who produce distinguished and compassionate leaders that serves the nation and global community. To fulfill our mission, we provide training in instructional technology, distance learning, assessment practices, and instructional strategies. CETLA aims to foster a culture that promotes excellence in teaching, learning and assessment, especially as it pertains to students of color in the United States and throughout the world.

Vision

To support Howard University in attracting and sustaining faculty who are equipped with best and promising practices in teaching, learning and assessment, creating exceptional learning environments and experiences.

LMS Essentials Course

The Learning Management System (LMS) Essentials course (formerly Blackboard Certification) is now available.

Please Note: All faculty having completed the Blackboard Certification previously, ARE NOT expected to complete the LMS Essentials course.

Please register by emailing cetlasupport@howard.edu, please include the following:

Name

Bison Web ID#

School/College

Howard University Email Address

 

Best Practices in Distance Learning Course

The following are the dates for the Best Practices in Distance Learning course

TBA

Please register by emailing cetlasupport@howard.edu, please include the following:

Name

Bison Web ID#

The session start date, i.e. 10/6, 10/13, etc. 

School/College

Howard University Email Address

 

Fresh Start

"Fresh Start" is a self-paced guided course including best practices for initial remote course design and delivery. Upon completion of this self-paced guided course, it is our goal for your course(s) to have a "Fresh Start!"

Please register by emailing cetlasupport@howard.edu, please include the following:

Name

Bison Web ID#

School/College

Howard University Email Address

Let's Talk: A Forum for Howard's Faculty

CETLA's Let's Talk Forum is a time where faculty can gather and exchange ideas and views to enhance the culture of teaching, learning and assessment at Howard University.

Facilitated by Dr. Morris Thomas, CETLA Director and Okianer Christian Dark, Associate Provost for the Office of Faculty Development.

CETLA Contact Information

For instructional support, contact CETLA at CetlaSupport@howard.edu.

To access CETLA office hours please visit this link for Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:00am-9:00am: Enter here for morning office hours

and this link for Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm-7:00pm: Enter here for evening office hours