COVID-19 Campus Updates and Resources: Wearing a face mask and practicing physical distancing are required. Visit our Stay Healthy, Stay Safe. Navigating COVID-19 Together website for more information.

Spring 2021 Course List: This course list identifies face-to-face classes that will be delivered via Zoom at their scheduled days and times through March 19. All other courses will run as scheduled at their designated days, times, and locations.

Extended hours: Many offices are open 8:00am–6:00pm weekdays through January 22. Offices with extended hours include Student Services, Business Office, Financial Aid, and Admissions.

Foundation for Faculty Development

These assumptions provide the foundation for planning and delivering faculty development offered by the Brobst Center for Teaching and Learning Services.

  • Faculty learning is energized by opportunities to collaborate with peers about issues in teaching and learning.

  • People learn more through active construction of knowledge rather than through passive reception of information.

  • Good teachers are grown, fostered, and supported.

  • Teaching excellence increases student learning.

  • A collaborative culture strengthens an organization’s ability to achieve goals.

  • People have an inherent desire to learn and contribute.

  • Learning is both fun and rewarding.

We encourage professional development that:

  • Extends over time and is more likely to deepen teachers’ knowledge and to meet intended goals.

  • Reflects a supportive, respectful, and trusting climate which enables successful implementation of desired change.

  • Incorporates modeling, coaching, and feedback on the theories, strategies, and techniques that are research-based best practices for learning.

Brobst Center for Teaching and Learning Services

Tama Hall 110
319-296-4018 (fax)
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Regular Hours

Mon–Fri 8:00am–4:30pm

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