CTLE Services

The Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence provides instructor consultations and observations on an individual basis. We offer consultations before, during, and after each semester. We offer observations of teaching throughout the semester.

All CTLE services are confidential. You can read the CTLE Confidentiality Policy here.


In order to streamline our services, we have incorporated the video-recording option with the In-class Observation.

In-class Observation

A CTLE consultant observes one of your class sessions. After the observation, you’ll meet with the consultant to discuss feedback and suggestions for improvement.

Note: Video-recording option available.

Online Course Observation

You’ll enroll a CTLE consultant in your Canvas course as an observer so they can observe your teaching. After the observation, you’ll meet with the CTLE consultant to discuss feedback and review online teaching resources.


Syllabus Review

A CTLE consultant will review your syllabus and then meet with you to offer feedback on how you can refine it.

Consultation/Materials Review

You’ll meet with a CTLE consultant to review your teaching materials or to discuss a teaching topic or your choice.

Departmental Workshop

A CTLE consultant will facilitate a workshop on a teaching topic of your choice for your department faculty/instructors.

Mid-term Student Feedback 

Mid-term student feedback is designed to give you personal feedback from your students that can be used to improve your course before the end-of-term student feedback which can often end up in your teaching portfolio and/or files for Retention, Promotion and Tenure purposes.

Online Mid-term Student Feedback

Your students will respond to an online questionnaire about what is going well in the course and what could be improved. After the one-week feedback period closes, you’ll get the compiled student feedback via email.

In-class Mid-Term Focus Group

A CTLE consultant will come to a portion of a class session, facilitate a focus group, and gather student feedback. After the focus group, you’ll meet with the consultant to discuss student feedback and resources for refinement of your teaching practices.

Program Focus Group

A CTLE consultant will conduct a focus group to gather student feedback regarding the program. After the focus group, we will email to you the transcribed responses.

If you have any questions, please contact CTLE at 801-581-7597 or info@ctle.utah.edu.

(801) 581-7597

Last Updated: 3/13/15