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You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.                                                                                                   - Conrad Hall

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is a valuable resource for faculty at Oklahoma City University. Whether you are a new faculty member or a long-time member of the campus community, you are sure to find many helpful resources here. 


Mission:  Building upon a foundation of Arts Integration across the curriculum, CETL is committed to supporting student learning by engaging faculty in reflective practices promoting innovations in teaching and learning.  

We fulfill our mission by advocating:

  • Transformative strategies including arts integration, interdisciplinary teaching, collaborative learning, authentic learning, and active learning
  • Collaboration across the campus to foster a dialogue regarding pedagogy
  • Inclusion of distance education, digital & social media, and the purposeful use of technology
  • Continuous faculty development as teaching professionals
  • Pursuit of the scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Formative assessment of teaching practices


Aligned with the values of Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, at the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning we are dedicated to:

  • Collegiality
  • Innovation
  • Advocacy & Social Justice
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Distributed Leadership
  • Evidence-based Practices
  • Respect & Ethical Practices


We offer many different services to help our faculty. Whether you are looking for a faculty development workshop, a one-on-one consultation, classroom observations, course design assistance, or simply a venue to interact with the campus community, you will find it here. Visit our services page for more information about the specific services we offer, or our Workshops & Events page to get more information about all of our upcoming events. 


CETL is located on the Oklahoma City University Main Campus in the Dulaney-Browne Library, 2nd floor.

The campus map provides easy directions.

Mailing Address

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Oklahoma City University
2501 N. Blackwelder
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Phone: 405.208.5580