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The Teaching and Learning Commons (TLC) provides teaching support and resources for faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows. TLC staff collaborate with campus partners to assist instructors in enhancing their teaching tools, whether on campus or online, to deepen student learning.

TLC Spotlight Events and Services


Our guess is that your inbox has been quite busy lately with pings related to ChatGPT. Any time a new technology gains prominence it impacts teaching and learning. ChatGPT (and generative artificial intelligence in general) is certainly no different, and we all have questions related to what now?

Our AI in Teaching and Learning webpage provides information and resources on ChatGPT and similar tools to help answer some of those questions.

AI in Teaching and Learning Webpage

Award for excellence in advising to one of our own!

Headshot of Fang Yang Fang Yang, teaching associate professor in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences’ School of Mathematical and Data Sciences and a TLC Faculty Associate, has been awarded the Nicholas Evans Award for Faculty Advising Excellence. Visit the Mathematical and Data Sciences website to read more about Fang Yang and her recent accolade here.

Award Announcement Webpage
Celebrate: Teaching, Learning, and Research

Celebrate 2023: Call for Presentations

Our annual Celebrate event, which showcases teaching, learning, and research efforts and accomplishments, returns on May 10, 2023. We are currently accepting proposals for dynamic and interactive presentations that challenge our thinking and promote innovation in teaching and learning.

While the main event will be online, we are also planning to revive our "AFTER PARTY" concept this year by offering select in-person (and possibly a few online) sessions in the afternoon on this same date. These will be registration-only sessions. We are particularly interested in featuring topics focused on active learning to get people engaged.

For details and to submit a proposal, please complete the Call for Presentations form.

The deadline for submitting proposals is noon on March 20th.

Presentation Proposal Form   Celebrate Website
Inclusive STEM Teaching Project. Background image is an illustration of a group of multicultural people.

Inclusive STEM Teaching Project

The Inclusive STEM Teaching project is an NSF funded, free, asynchronous EdX Course that is designed to advance ability and awareness for cultivating inclusive STEM learning environments. It is being offered online from March 6 through April 28. WVU is pairing this with a local learning community in Spring 2023 in Morgantown and on Zoom with the goal of creating a collaborative network of WV educators and improving STEM teaching at WV colleges and universities.

To express interest, please fill out this form.

Questions? Email Dana Huebert Lima, Department of Biology at

Interest Form   Inclusive STEM Teaching Website
WVU Teaching and Learning Commons SPOTLIGHT


The Teaching and Learning Commons strives to curate resources for our instructors to help promote health and wellness for our campus community. Being more informed of the various support services available can make us all better responders should we encounter someone at risk. For example, the WVU CARE Team provides assistance and interventions as referrals are made to help students and the WVU community.

What do we do when a student is in crisis? Help Sheet

Make a CARE Referral
Full list of Resources
WVU Teaching and Learning Commons SPOTLIGHT
Female student sitting on bed doing school work 

Providing Reasonable Accommodations

Accommodating students who are in quarantine, isolation, or are symptomatic but undiagnosed, is challenging and will be unique to your course and students. “Reasonable accommodations” should be made but those actions will vary by course, activity, and learning outcome. These accommodations should give students the information and assignments necessary to achieve the course goals.

The Teaching and Learning Commons has compiled a few things to take into consideration when evaluating accommodation options. Visit our accommodation page for some ideas on meeting these challenges.

Providing Reasonable Accommodations Webpage

WVU Press Spotlight

WVU Press Adds a New Title on Equity and Inclusivity in the College Classroom

Book cover: Inclusive Teaching Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom Written by and for college teachers, Inclusive Teaching: Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom provides guidance on ways to address privilege and implicit bias in the college classroom. It also describes ways to make all students feel welcome and included. The authors are highly regarded specialists who have delivered over a hundred workshops on inclusive pedagogy and who contribute frequently to public conversations on the topic. For more information or to buy, visit the WVU Press website.

Visit WVU Press Webpage
eCampus: Viewing Feedback from your Instructors

Finding Instructor Feedback on eCampus

Instructor feedback is a valuable tool in student learning. Most instructors take the time to craft meaningful responses to student work. But if students cannot access that feedback, or find it easily, the value of this tool is greatly diminished. To spare students any potential frustration of having to search for your input on their assignments in eCampus, consider being proactive and sharing the View Feedback From Instructors training page and/or this video with your students, ideally, at the very beginning of the semester. For students who prefer to read instructions, you can share the transcript.

Finding Instructor Feedback in eCampus Resource Page and Video
Teaching and Learning Commons: Video Catalog

Did you know?

We have a video catalog, which contains recordings on a wide variety of topics. Whether you want to know more about Tips for Teaching Online Labs, Testing in eCampus, Keeping Your Students Awake, or Re-Thinking Course Level Assessments, you will find a treasure trove of topics and information in our video catalog. Check it out!

Video Catalog

Event and Workshop Calendar


Upcoming Events

Visit our Event and Workshop page or the full calendar to view all events.

Please note that recordings of previously held webinars are on our Video Catalog page.