Our Mission

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

The 2018 Faculty Summer Conference, Ahead of the Curve: How ODU is Shaping the Online Learning Landscape. May 22-23. Ted Constant Convocation Center.



  • Are You New Faculty?

    Welcome! CLT offers many workshops throughout the Fall semester that cater to new instructors and adjuncts. Register today to get up to speed on teaching practices and teaching with technology at ODU. CLT also provides professional services - instructional design, graphic design, multimedia design - to help new and returning faculty manage and develop their courses. Contact CLT to learn more.
  • We're Hiring Students

    CLT is seeking ODU students for part-time work in these roles: Student Transcriptionist, Student Closed-Caption (CC) Synchronizer, Student Content Editor, Instructional Design Student Assistant, Instructional Technology Student Assistant, and Student Programmer. For details, see Campus Jobs.


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    Knowledge Building: Theory, Pedagogy, and Technology

    The Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences

    Knowledge building represents an attempt to refashion education in a fundamental way, so that it becomes a coherent effort to initiate students into a knowledge creating culture. Accordingly, it involves students not only developing knowledge-building competencies but also coming to see themselves and their work as part of the civilization-wide effort to advance knowledge frontiers. In this context, the Internet becomes the first realistic means for students to connect with civilization-wide knowledge building and to make their classroom work a part of it.

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    Hey, Alexa, Should We Bring Virtual Assistants to Campus?

    The Chronicle of Higher Education

    Research universities are squeezing an extra roommate into residence halls: Amazon’s Alexa. The Georgia Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, and Arizona State University last year provided students with Echo Dots, puck-shaped, voice-activated devices programmed to answer campus-specific questions about meal plans and business hours for campus buildings.

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