Center for
Teaching & Learning

Welcome to the Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) at Dixie State University (DSU). We are here to promote and support both excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.

Active, Efficient, &
Effective Training

We are here to promote and support both excellence and innovation in teaching and learning. goals of the CTL are to support the DSU community of teaching and learning with services that include course planning and assistance, workshops and conferences, educational technology training, classroom/department evaluation and consultation, and several other services that can help improve teaching and learning at DSU.

CTL News

Learning Innovation Mini Grants

CTL is now accepting applications for “Learning Innovation Mini-Grants.” These mini-grants are funded through DSU Strategic Plan funds in support of encouraging learning innovation to promote pedagogical excellence. Applications are due November 15, 2019.

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Inclusive Teaching

Explore the principles of inclusive teaching and learn how to apply them in your classroom to support diverse learners.

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RPT Workshop

The Office of Faculty Affairs at Dixie State University, in collaboration with the Center for Teaching & Learning, organizes and hosts this workshop to support and assist faculty in preparing their RPT files.

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Want to teach students to solve problems? Ditch the lecture.  Researchers find that teaching styles may be interfering with skill development.

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Study finds that student resistance to curriculum innovation decreases over time as it becomes the institutional norm, and that students increasingly link active learning to their learning gains over time.

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Faculty Development
Improves Education

Explanation of the role CTL’s play in improving faculty development and why it works.  Reformers from all sides of the political spectrum are demanding change in higher education…

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This list is continually updated by CTL with the latest Teaching and Learning conferences in Utah and the surrounding area.

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The Center for Teaching and Learning proudly recognizes DSU faculty who incorporate active and innovative learning strategies into their classrooms through technology, pedagogy, and/or reflective practice. If you know of a faculty member who deserves a Spotlight, please nominate them by emailing their name and a brief letter of support to


Bruce Harris

CTL Director


Phone: 435-879-4638

Office: Innov 186 MAP