ECC Center for the Enhancement of Teaching, Assessment, & Learning (CETAL)


Welcome to the online space of the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching, Assessment, & Learning (CETAL). Here, you'll find information on CETAL programs and other events and have access to numerous electronic resources, including links to articles on varied teaching practices and to sample course documents, like assignment sheets. Direct any questions or suggestions to Tyler Roeger, Associate Dean of CETAL, at

Upcoming Events

Undocumented Student Support Training, Part 2: Application of Strategies & Support
  • Friday, September 30 from 9:00- 10:30am

Greatest Hits in Accessibility!

  • Friday, September 30 11:00am- 12:00pm in C121 or
  • Wednesday, October 12 9:00- 10:00am in C121 or
  • Friday, November 4 2:00- 3:00pm in C121

Okay, Who Did the Reading? Approaches for Supporting Student Reading

  • Wednesday, October 5 1:00- 3:00pm in E216 or

  • Thursday, October 6 2:30- 4:30pm (Online via Zoom)

How to Make Your Videos Accessible

  • Dates and Times to be Announced

Disaggregating Data: What, Why, How, and What Again

  • Friday, October 21 3:00- 4:00pm (Online via Zoom)

Online Instruction and Assessment Practices (8-Week Course)

  • Tuesday, October 25- Monday, December 19 (Online Asynchronous)

Combining On-Site with Online, Hybrid Teaching (8-Week Course)

  • Tuesday, October 25- Monday, December 19 (Online Asynchronous and Two In-Person Meetings: Tuesday, November 1 3:00- 5:00pm and Tuesday, December 13 3:00- 5:00pm)

Learn Together: Strategies for Fostering Collaborative Learning

  • Wednesday, October 26 2:00- 4:00pm in E216 or

  • Thursday, October 27 9:00- 11:00am (Online via Zoom)

LGBTQ+ Safe Zone Training

  • Wednesday, October 26 5:00- 8:00pm in B180

See Additional Fall Opportunities on the Workshop Offerings Page.

Previous email communications sent to TLSD from Dr. Peggy Heinrich, Vice President of Teaching, Learning, and Student Development, can be found at the VP of TLSD Communications Page.

Navigating the CETAL Site

Information on CETAL's mission, leadership, and the CETAL Advisory Committee

Details about opportunities to learn about, and discuss, effective teaching practices with colleagues

Concise articles and videos on numerous teaching topics and access to ECC-provided subscriptions like Magna Publishing's 20-Minute Mentor Video resources.

Tutorials on how to use some of ECC's electronic platforms and information on ways to connect with Student Services.

Descriptions of the selection process and previous winners of the NISOD Excellence Award and Orrin G. Thompson Teaching Excellence award.

Fall 2022 TLSD Meeting: Continuing a Culture of Inquiry

CETL Contact Info

email: Tyler Roeger at troeger@elgin.eduphone: (847) 214-7696office: Building C Room 222 (2nd floor of the library, near the Tutoring Center)