Engaged Teaching is one of four pillars of teaching quality defined by UO and includes:

  • demonstrated reflective teaching practice, including through the regular revision of courses in content and pedagogy.

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Professional, Inclusive, Engaged, and Research Informed Teaching at UO

Teaching at UO

What is Teaching Excellence? Teaching at the University of Oregon is Professional, Inclusive, Engaged, and Research-informed. The University of Oregon is committed to exceptional teaching, discovery, and service. Achieving excellence in teaching means first defining it to reflect the…

Graduate Writing Program for UO Graduate Students

Teaching and Learning Topics

The Division of Graduate Studies, the Teaching Engagement Program (TEP), and the Center on Diversity & Community (CoDaC) are pleased to announce a training opportunity for graduate students: the Graduate Writing Program, a six-session professional development curriculum designed to provide…

Equity in Student Achievement: Resources & Research

Teaching and Learning Topics

This page offers definitions of equity, resources that summarize promising practices and offer necessary context for both why inequities exist and how institutions are are addressing them, and peer-reviewed research focused on specific interventions. All listed resources and research expand to…

Graduate Writing Mentorship Program

Teaching and Learning Topics

Though writing is fundamental to the careers of most scholars, too few programs teach graduate students how to write in their respective disciplines and even fewer teach faculty how to teach writing to their graduate students. Meanwhile, the university offers few writing services specifically for…

Acknowledging Ongoing Impacts of Racialized Violence

Teaching and Learning Topics

The past year has been a painful one marked by the continuation of racialized violence perpetuated against Black people and other people of color. For many, the trial of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd resurfaces deep grief…

Instructor Reflections

Teaching at UO

The Instructor Reflection is a centrally administered survey, intended to assist faculty in documenting and archiving your ideas for continual course improvement as well as provide a mechanism to place your own voice into the Teaching Evaluation process at the course level.…

Teaching Portfolios

Teaching at UO

A teaching portfolio is a brief and comprehensive factual description of teaching activities and accomplishments that highlights what is unique or effective about an individual's approach to teaching. Currently, teaching portfolios are being used at colleges and universities across the nation for…

Self Presentation

Teaching at UO

An instructor's self-presentation is a crucial part of the Continuous Improvement and Evaluation of Teaching system, especially how instructors are engaging to develop and refine their professional, inclusive, engaged, and research-informed teaching practices. Self-presentation materials…