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The mission of the Center for Learning and Teaching is twofold: to support, promote, and enhance teaching, learning, and research; and to foster innovation.



  • Jim Groom to Launch 2019 Faculty Summer Conference – Don't Miss It!

    This year's keynote speaker for CLT's 2019 Faculty Summer Conference, Jumping on the Social Media Bandwagon: Is it Worth It?, is Jim Groom. Jim is an instructional technology specialist, educator, web innovator, and self-described 'edupunk' who formerly directed the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies at the University of Mary Washington. This fun and thought-provoking event will be held May 21 and 22 at the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Virginia. Pre-register for one or both days to confirm your seat at the conference.
  • 2019 Faculty Innovator Grants Awarded

    Congratulations to the recipients of CLT's 2019 Faculty Innovator Grants! The annual program encourages ODU faculty to explore innovative use of technology to improve student learning. Read the list of awardees and their proposals.


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    Reef HQ Video Conferencing for Online Learning

    Virtually Inspired

    What are the chances that a majority of students will have the opportunity to explore an ocean far away, with a top scientist or expert as a personal guide? A journey down under reveals an innovative online program that is swimming in delightful content and providing students (and instructors) around the world an experience they won't soon forget.

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    Educational Psychology's Past and Future Contributions

    Journal of Educational Psychology

    This paper synthesizes three of the key themes in Patricia Alexander's (2018) stimulating analysis of the past and future of educational psychology—concerning the contributions of educational psychology to the science of learning, science of instruction, and science of assessment.

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