ECC Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL)


Welcome to the online space of the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL). Here, you'll find information on CETL workshops 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, Director of CETL, at

Summer 2022 Opportunities

Inspiring Inquiry and Preparing Lifelong Learners
  • Six-Week Asynchronous Course Through the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE), Supported by CETL

  • Application Deadline: Friday, April 29 5:00pm

Teaching Retreat: Assignment Alchemy
  • Tuesday, June 21 from 9:00am- 4:00pm
  • 1-Day In-Person Event to Revise an Assignment with Colleagues
  • Registration Encouraged by: Monday, May 23 5:00pm

CETL Summer Reading Group
  • June to August
  • Asynchronous Online Discussion Group
  • Registration Deadline: Friday, May 20 5:00pm

Techniques for Managing the Enhanced Classroom (6-Week Course)
  • Tuesday, May 24- Monday, July 4 (Online Asynchronous)

Online Instruction & Assessment Practices (8-Week Course)
  • Tuesday, June 28- Monday, August 22 (Online Asynchronous)

Combining On-Site with Online, Hybrid Teaching (8-Week Course)
  • Tuesday, June 28- Monday, August 22 (Online Asynchronous and Two In-Person Meetings: Tuesday, July 5 3:00- 5:00pm and Tuesday, August 16 3:00- 5:00pm)

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 CETL Site

Information on CETL's mission, director, and the CETL 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.

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)