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UT CIRTL Associate Level Online Course

About the Course

Laptop graphicAre you a current graduate student or postdoc who aspires to become a professor one day? This online asynchronous course is an opportunity for anyone interested in developing their understanding of evidence-based teaching practice to do so at their own pace via Canvas. Those that complete will also earn CIRTL certification at the Associate Level, which is internationally-recognized and an excellent addition to any student’s CV.

Participants can expect the following learning opportunities during the course:

  • Examine personally held beliefs, values, and assumptions about teaching and learning students, and self, using various assessment tools.
  • Explore various evidence-based practices (both general and discipline specific) known to facilitate teaching and learning through examining the literature, as well as in and out of class assignments.
  • Design a class using appropriate instructional methodologies, models, and tools.
  • Consider how to develop effective learning for the 21stcentury classroom through examining the literature on learning communities and learning through diversity.


To be enrolled in the UT CIRTL Associate Level Online Course, please click the button below. If you have any questions about this course, contact Ferlin McGaskey, TLI’s director of faculty development, at

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