Virtual Center for Teaching Excellence > Teaching and Learning > Pedagogies

Pedagogy is the art and science of teaching. In addition to content expertise, faculty must also possess pedogogical skills to be successful educators. The teaching and learning methods presented here are recommended to excel in the classroom and to improve student development.

Ignatian Pedagogy pdf
A method of teaching and learning rooted in the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola.

Active Learning pdf
Consider strategies and and resources to engage students and foster deeper learning.

Signature Pedagogies pdf
An examination of how characteristic forms of teaching shape the professions.

Collaborative Learning / Team-Based Learning pdf
Includes an explanation of these highly effective forms of learning, with activities and resources.

Clinical Simulation pdf
High-fidelity simulators can provide students with a realistic experience of medical interventions.

Problem-Based Learning pdf
In this model, learning begins with a problem that is complex and based on real-world scenarios.

Service Learning offsite
Provides description, links, readings, and a PDF toolkit for educators working with communities.

Integrated Learning pdf
Classroom experience that draws upon a full palate of technological as well as traditional teaching techniques.