The center was established in the fall of academic year 2019/2020. Our mission for Ajman University (AU) is to strive for excellence in teaching and learning; we support inspired and innovative pedagogy within the classroom and beyond, in research, scholarship, and creative activity, with the goal of enhancing teaching and student learning. TLC collaborates with colleges and departments to provide evidence-based and inclusive learning and teaching practices, educational programs and training to their faculty, instructors and teaching assistants.
We are a newly founded center, which collaborates with in-house and external professionals with expertise in educational development, instructional design, learning technology, educational media, voice and presentation skills, applied research in teaching and learning. Our ultimate goal is to achieve highest levels of teaching and learning skills for our faculty and staff members reaching international standards.
The Teaching & Learning Center (TLC) is offering a professional development series for faculty, staff, and teaching assistants. The TLC is invested in maximizing the excellence of the teaching and learning mission at AU. The professional development series will provide experiences, information, resources, and networking to help faculty, staff, and teaching assistants improve their craft in teaching, mentoring, and advising in many ways.
The TLC will offer a series of events throughout the academic year that delve into many domains of teaching and learning. These events will provide valuable experiences for those who attend in person. The events will be cataloged on a Canvas page for those who cannot attend in person.
An Advisory Committee for the TLC has been formed to help the center achieve its set mission and objectives. The membership of the TLC-AC includes faculty members representatives from all Colleges. In addition to few invited external members.