• "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William Arthur Ward
  • "Teaching is not rocket science. It is, in fact, far more complex and demanding work than rocket science." - Richard Elmore
  • "The secret to mastery in any field is to forever be a student." - Martin Palmer
  • "The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery." - Mark Van Doren
  • SCOT Exchange with Teikyo University in Tokyo Japan

Welcome to the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence!

Mission and Vision of the Faculty Center

The Mission:

The Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence (FCTE) builds and contributes to the engagement culture at UVU through faculty professional development and by promoting and supporting faculty adoption of engaged learning strategies that promote student success.

The Vision:

The FCTE will become a central resource for faculty, departments, and colleges and schools seeking to implement engaged learning with their students; regionally, the FCTE will become known as a source for innovation and effective implementation of engaged learning practices and a resource to higher education institutions.

Quick Links

Office of Engaged Learning

Engage at UVU


Office of Academic Research Support 

Center for Global & Intercultural Engagement

Grants for Engaged Learning

Academic Assessment

Innovation Center

Volunteer and Service Learning

Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution 

First Year Experience

Upcoming Faculty Center Events

Day Aug 17-18 Time 8:30 am -4 pm Rooms: Library Lakeview & Timpanogos Flyer


Day: Thurs. Aug. 20 or Sat. Aug. 22 

Time: See below Rooms SC 206B&C Flyer




This department has evolved in the new Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL). The OTL website is under construction and will be launched mid-September. Please contact the OTL on teaching learning@uvu.edu with any questions!


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