The CTFE offers a range of learning and support opportunities for instructors across Mason’s campuses, whether you are just getting started or have years of experience. We invite you to explore our online resources and to visit us at the Center.

~Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence Team


>>Congratulations to our 2016 Award Winners!
Please see our awards tab for information about this year’s Adjunct Teaching Excellence Award winners, Teaching Excellence Award winners, Teachers of Distinction and our David J. King Award winner.

>>Need some motivation for your writing project?
Apply to participate in the Faculty Writing Retreat May 23-25th. Lunch provided and space is limited! To save a seat, click here to register.

>>Register today! Active Learning Classroom Day: Wednesday, June 1st
Join CTFE for our second annual active learning classroom day in which we will explore the signature learning environments at Mason and explore strategies to leverage the affordances of these spaces to support student engagement and learning. Lunch provided and space is limited! To save a seat, click here to register.

>>New Thank-a-Teacher program–help spread the word!
Teachers (and mentors) need love too! Students can now send teachers who made a difference in their lives a short thank you note. Notes are compiled into a letter of recognition at the end of each semester and delivered at the start of the following semester. To learn more or submit a thank you note, click here.

>>Looking for a professional development opportunity?
See our special events page for upcoming teaching & learning related events and opportunities at Mason.

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Questions About Teaching?

“How do I improve my lecturing style?” “How do I construct effective exams?” “What do I do if I catch a student cheating or plagiarizing?”

These are some of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) posed by Faculty and GTAs. Find out more here.