Center for Teaching and Learning at University of Massachusetts Amherst

Center for Teaching and Learning at UMass Amherst


Teach Week. Join us for a series of workshops and a course design consultation clinic to help you generate and implement new course design ideas.

Featured Programs & Resources

A young woman looks into a computer screen that has an image that makes reference to neurological connections displayed. She is surrounded by a 3d structure that also references neurological connections

Follow our flowchart designed to assist instructors in thinking through the implications of choices they may be making about the use of generative AI tools in their courses.

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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.

Faculty Successes

Spring 2021

In the following six-minute video, Brokk Toggerson, a lecturer in Physics who teaches very large (300 students) intro courses, shares how he uses digital technology tools and visuals for an interactive recap of the semester.

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