About the FCTL

Our Mission

Welcome to the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning!

Our Mission: The Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning (FCTL) is committed to applying research-based principles of pedagogy, instructional design, and integration of technology to encourage active student engagement and deep learning. FCTL supports the professional development of faculty and staff, and the equipping of classrooms with learning-centered technology. Firmly rooted in the sciences of learning & cognition, instructional design and multimedia learning, FCTL strives to promote a culture of active learning and assessment.

 Dr. Eric Nelson
FCTL Fellow for Accessible Learning
Dr. Eric Nelson 
Professor, History Department