Teaching & Learning

Faculty Development provides a range of teaching resources and support to all St. Thomas faculty. Services individual consultation, classroom consulting, peer mentoring, workshops and seminars on a wealth of teaching-related topics including accessibility, diversity and inclusion, and online learning.

We've also subscribed to on-demand 20 Minute Mentor videos to help you fit professional into your busy schedule. Recordings of selected workshops and events are also available online.

Inclusive Classroom Institute

At St. Thomas, our mission, convictions, and strategic directions all support the goal of creating inclusive classrooms. To do so, we need to consider course content, pedagogical approaches, our own biases and classroom behaviors, and our knowledge of students’ backgrounds and skills. This workshop series offers opportunities to build awareness, gain understanding, and implement new pedagogical strategies to improve the learning climate for all students.

Teaching Resources

Guides, research, best practices on a wide range of topics from accessibility, assessment and technology to course and syllabus design. Explore the growing list of teaching resources, services and support available to all St. Thomas faculty.

Instructional Design

Instructional design support is available to all St. Thomas faculty as part of our partnership with Information Technology Services and the Libraries to enhance academic technology support and services for faculty.

Classroom Consulting

Classroom Consulting is an important way that the Center for Faculty Development supports teaching. Consulting services are free, confidential, and intended to assist faculty who want to strengthen and improve their teaching skills.


Faculty Development provides general IDEA information, resources and best practices for UST Faculty on integrating IDEA Objectives into course syllabi, selecting IDEA objectives, relating teaching methods to objectives, and interpreting IDEA results.


On-demand videos to get you up to speed and answer your questions about teaching and learning.