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Welcome to the webpage of the Jane B. Nord Center for Teaching + Learning

This center was established in 2022 to support excellence in teaching and learning at CIA. In our inaugural year, we will work to create a webpage that provides resources across various topics, from course design to equity-centered pedagogy. As we work to build a site that is useful and informative, we welcome any feedback, questions, or suggestions of excellent resources. Please use our suggestion box or email the center's director:

Page Descriptions

We currently have four pages in addition to this home page.

1. Resources on Teaching and Learning - offers various resources (e.g., videos, books, articles, podcasts) arranged by topic. 

2. Using Canvas - provides information and resources to help in our campus-wide migration from the Jenzabar LMS to Canvas.

3. Faculty Forum - this page is a place for faculty to exchange ideas, pose questions, and offer support to one another. 

4. Workshops, Opportunities, and Events - listing of current offerings with descriptions and registration links.

What I learned about teaching and learning from Career Services

In August, I met with Lauren Ryan and Cassidy Wagner from Career Services to discuss learning outcomes in the context of career readiness. In this post, I describe some outcomes in common with classroom learning goals and share insights about how faculty ...

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Please use this link to book time for a consultation. You can also use this to book my time for finding specific resources, reviewing materials, or addressing a specific question. For more complex requests, such as a classroom observation or a departmental workshop, please email me at If you have any suggestions or ideas, you can submit those to the suggestion box found on this page (forthcoming).