Center for Teaching and Learning at University of Massachusetts Amherst

Center for Teaching and Learning at UMass Amherst


Call for Applications: The Center for Teaching and Learning is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 TIDE Ambassadors (Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity, & Equity) Faculty Fellowship. Eligible faculty members can apply directly by emailing the completed Application Form to TIDE Program Director Kirsten Helmer. Applications are due Friday, February 24, 2023. More Information About the TIDE Ambassador Program

Featured Programs & Resources

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Strategies for addressing AI tool use in your courses and considerations you should make if encouraging students to use such tools.

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Strategies for helping students make more positive decisions about class attendance by discussing how attendance supports their learning, supplying guidance on how to use supplemental course materials, and promoting incentives rather than penalties. 

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Strategies for creating a learner-focused, accessible, supportive syllabus.

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Faculty Successes

Fall 2021

Bogdan Prokopovych, Lecturer of Management, wanted to maximize student participation in his course evaluations, as well as to make the process meaningful both for his teaching and for his students learning about assessment practices in their industry. With a few simple changes to his approach to evaluations, he was able to get more students involved in the process, and get better feedback about teaching and learning in his course.

Read more Read more about Helping Students Engage Meaningfully with the SRTI Process