The Center for Teaching Excellence aims to promote and enhance teaching excellence at Southern Wesleyan University through faculty support, professional development, innovative use of instructional technology, and continuous improvement within the learning environment.  

 Our mission is characterized by the following:

  • supporting a community of teacher-scholars committed to exploring, implementing, and sharing best practices in teaching and learning;
  • organizing and providing professional development for faculty in instruction-related topics;
  • providing individualized consulting services in course design and instruction;
  • encouraging the practice of learner-centered course design;
  • promoting faith integration by resourcing instructors to improve their understanding of the relationship between their field and the Christian faith
  • promoting interdepartmental collaboration;
  • supporting continuous improvement through assessment and reflective practice; and
  • promoting faculty leadership in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
   


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   Email: cte@swu.edu
   Phone: 864-644-5030
   Location: Rickman Library Basement

Dr. Karen Lee - CTE Director & Faculty Development
Location: Rickman Library O-115
Phone: 864-644-5037
klee@swu.edu 

  

Jody Kelley - LMS Administrative Support Specialist 
Location: Rickman Library O-113
Phone: 864-644-5038
jkelley@swu.edu

 

Rev. Scott Williams - Coordinator of Faith-Based Learning
Location: Rickman Library O-112
Phone: 864-644-5031
swilliams@swu.edu