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  • Howard-Tilton Memorial Library located 7001 Freret Street. CELT's location on Tulane University's Uptown Campus in New Orleans, LA. CELT offices are located B19-B24. 

  • Monday, July 19 - Friday, July 23 Inclusive and Equitable Course ReDesign Institute led by Dr. Chandani Patel.

  • Summer 2021 Teaching Professor Grant Recipients 

  • 3rd Annual Sparking Success Faculty Development Conference (1st virtual Sparking Success Conference) December 10th, 2020

  • Donatella Henry holding a wintering hummingbird in December 2020. Donata Henry, Donatella's mother is one of CELT's Associate Directors. 

  • Spring 2020 ended with social distancing, face mask, and a transition to remote learning. These faculty shared their farewell to the 2019-2020 year.

Center for Engaged Learning & Teaching

Welcome Faculty!

CELT is located in the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library (HTML) on Tulane's Uptown Campus. 



One-on-One Consultations

CELT offers one-on-one consultations with Eunice Ofori, CELT's Senior Instructional Designer. Eunice earned her PhD from Virginia Tech in Instructional Design and Technology. These consultations are meant to provide you and/or your colleagues the opportunity to confidentially discuss course design, syllabi construction, active learning activities, assessment creation, classroom management, educational technology, etc. Submit a consultation request.

Teach Anywhere Office Hours

CELT and the ILC are here to help! We will be holding office hours every day starting on September 7th from 12PM-2PM via ZOOM.

Zoom Recordings and Engagement Recommendations

As we look towards the Fall 2021 semester, it is a good time to take stock of what we have learned over the past academic year and to think about taking that knowledge and moving it forward into Fall 2021. For most of us, utilizing Zoom, both the recordings and the remote access the software provides, was brand new. Because of the pandemic, we needed to ensure that those students unable to attend class could continue to engage and participate in the course, with their faculty, fellow students, and content. Now that we have become familiar with Zoom, we wanted to address what we have learned about using the technology and apply those lessons going forward. Download full document. 

CELT Workshops 

Click here to access previous CELT workshop recordings and/or presentations.

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What is CELT?  What is CELT's impact on Tulane's campuses? 


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Syllabus Template

Newcomb Tulane College Syllabus Template

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Quick Tips for Faculty HP

Tips for Online Exams, Netiquette Statements, Zoom Connectivity Recommendations, etc. 

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Check out our latest Faculty Newsletter to hear about the changes to CELT, funding opportunities, and upcoming events.

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"Since  CELT came into existence, there has been a much stronger sense among students and faculty that teaching matters at Tulane."

"CELT Provided confidence to try new techniques from information provided and having better expectations from hearing  'war stories' from other faculty.  Books, both via book club and lending library, were also very helpful in gaining ideas to be a stronger teacher and stepping back to take in a wider prospective from a  pool of experts."

"CELT is one of many factors that has helped me adjust my teaching toward a more active, participatory format. This includes think-pair-share and other activities to get students more involved."

"CELT provided more ideas for hands-on activities for students, which keeps them more engaged in classroom learning."

"I rely less on lectures and have made my classes much more 'student-centered' (a term I learned from CELT).  This has made it more fun to teach and I also feel that it has helped me at least partially address the problem of teaching students with different backgrounds and different levels of interest in the subject."

"Receiving funding enabled me to have guest speakers and other activities that I could incorporate into my syllabus  and thereby expand the students' experiences as well as elaborate further on certain subjects."