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University Teaching & Learning Commons

The University Teaching and Learning Commons (UTLC) advances student learning by helping faculty implement evidence-based, innovative, and effective teaching strategies. The UTLC is comprised of three Offices:

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Where to Find Us


Learn more about the 3 offices of the UTLC

The RCO provides opportunities for faculty and graduate students to develop and hone their teaching praxis via three residential colleges: Ashby, Strong, and Grogan.

Through events, resources and general support, the TIO will foster and celebrate a teaching culture that is inclusive of UNCG’s teaching heritage.

Dedicated to promoting and supporting student success through mentored undergraduate research, creative inquiry and other scholarly experiences for the community.

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Events and Opportunities Across Campus

Keep Teaching During Campus CLosures

Campus closures for any reason require us to be flexible while maintaining the same level of quality in our courses. The Keep Teaching website contains resources, workshops, and contacts to help instructors quickly transition to an online course environment and adjust to the changes involved. This page is continuin to receive frequent updates as UNCG's response to COVID-19 develops.

Thomas Undergraduate Research Expo

April 1 - 2
EUC Ballroom

The Expo is an annual campus-wide showcase of UNCG graduate students’ accomplishments to the Greater Greensboro community, and is a venue for students to communicate their research and creative activities in jargon-free language with the public. Graduate students explain and present their work through poster presentations.

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UNCG Library Webinars

Online Learning and Innovation Webinar Series is for UNCG faculty, instructors, librarians, graduate students, TAs, and staff interested in learning more about instructional technology and online learning at UNCG.  

Research and Application Webinar Series is for UNCG students, staff, faculty, instructors, and librarians.  The series will cover topics on library resources and research tools.  

TEDxGreensboro Call for Speakers

Do you have an idea to share with the world?

Take a chance and step onto a TEDx stage right on campus. For the second year, UNC Greensboro will host a TEDx event. The event will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2020. All UNCG students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to apply to speak.

The theme and title for the evening will be “Empower,” pending TEDx official approval. Dr. Omar Ali, a veteran TEDx speaker and dean of Lloyd International Honors College, will co-emcee the event with colleague Portia Harris. The event will take place in the EUC Auditorium. Click to learn more

Scholarship of Teaching & Learning

A new site for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning resources has launched. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) uses discovery, reflection, and evidence-based methods to research effective teaching and student learning. These findings are peer reviewed and publicly disseminated in an ongoing cycle of systematic inquiry into classroom practices.

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Quality Matters Workshop

Mar. 20th, 9 am - 4:30 pm in Bryan 209

You are invited to participate in this one-day, face-to-face workshop, which will be taught by certified Quality Matters instructor, Dr. Racheal Brooks of NCCU.

UNCG Online has organized this workshop free for faculty and staff. This workshop would normally cost $200 per person. The Quality Matters workbook, handouts, and lunch will be provided. There is no cost to you.

This workshop counts towards the continuing professional development requirement for online instructors. A certificate of completion will be provided.

Register on the QM website by March 1st.

Registration instructions here.

Upcoming Events

August 7, 2020
  • TIO: EDI Institute

    August 7, 2020
    9:00 am-4:00 pm
    Faculty Center,

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August 10, 2020
  • TIO: New Faculty Orientation

    August 10, 2020
    8:00 am-5:00 pm

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August 11, 2020
  • TIO: New Faculty Orientation

    August 11, 2020
    8:00 am-11:30 am

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August 19, 2020
  • TIO: Diversity Edu Registration Open

    August 19, 2020
    12:00 am-11:59 pm

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