Teaching Handbook

Professional Development


  • CIIA Services WWU's Center for Instructional Innovation and Assessment offers a variety of services to support faculty, including workshops and webinars, individual consulting on instructional design or assessment, and the Innovative Teaching Showcase.
  • Teaching-Learning Academy Bringing together faculty, students, staff, and administrators, the TLA is a central forum for the scholarship of teaching and learning at WWU that engages in bi-weekly dialogue groups to develop a BIG question on teaching and learning each year.
  • Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL) Residency The SoTL Residency provides faculty an opportunity to collaborate on developing and strengthening teaching and learning at WWU
  • Learning Commons Event Calendar
  • WWU Faculty, Staff and Training Opportunities The Human Resources Office maintains an extensive list of professional development opportunities ranging from computer application skills to classroom management as well as leadership and career development.
  • Grant-based Workshops A list of funding opportunities for professional development of teaching and learning


Links to Teaching and Learning Centers from around the world

See also:
CIEL: Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning
Fairhaven College at WWU is one of seven colleges involved in this consortium which is designed to synthesize and disseminate practices for the improvement of student learning.