The Office of Teaching and Learning works with NDSU Faculty and staff to create, implement, and assess programs that actively involve students in learning as the road to success. We have six major programs that offer a variety of events, services, degrees, and training opportunities. Each of the following programs operates under the Office of Teaching and Learning and relates, in some way, to teaching and learning.
College Teaching Certificate
A structured program in pedagogy for graduate students who plan to teach in a college or university or individuals who already have a graduate degree and work on campus.
Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)
Serves the educational needs of K-12 teachers through professional development classes and place-bound students through online degree programs.
Gateways-ND NSF Grant
A National Science Foundation-funded project that focuses on developing expertise in active learning in STEM faculty at NDSU. The program examines relationships between student and faculty attitudes and success in the STEM classroom.
Graduate Teaching Assistant Resources
Resources for Graduate Teaching Assistants including an annual conference for teaching assistants (TAs).
Group Decision Center (GDC)
Provides group meeting facilitation services and professional support for Qualtrics survey software. FREE service for NDSU.
Peer Teaching Partnership
Connects faculty members who desire to improve their teaching and their students’ learning. Participants set goals, share syllabi, observe their partner’s class, thoughtfully consider their teaching philosophy and practice, and discuss critiques.
Sponsorship for programs/events may be available through the Office of Teaching and Learning for programs and events that meet certain teaching and learning criteria. The Office of Teaching and Learning may provide monetary support for programs and events which have a broad audience/impact.
Support in the form of staff assistance is also available. Staff assistance may include help with event logistics, registration, and promotional support.