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Teaching and Learning Center

Services Offered

The Teaching and Learning Center, located in Whitecar Suite 2600, provides and coordinates resources for faculty members from all disciplines who are interested in helping their students become more effective learners. All Teaching and Learning Center consultations are confidential. Services and activities include:

  • Consultations with individuals or groups interested in revising courses, improving lecture style, exploring new teaching strategies, improving tests, etc.
  • Linking faculty members with USciences colleagues who have common instructional concerns
  • Confidential classroom observations and constructive feedback
  • Conduct workshops and informal discussion groups on issues such as promoting learning-centered teaching, teaching large classes effectively, developing teaching portfolios, using authentic assessments and balancing teaching and research
  • Teaching large classes effectively, developing teaching portfolios, using authentic assessments and balancing teaching and research
  • Provide assistance in funding attendance at conferences on teaching and learning with travel grants
  • Provide resources collection of books, journals, and newsletters on the teaching and learning process
  • Disseminate Teaching Tips
  • Conduct Faculty Enrichment Workshops
  • Develop Documents of Innovation
  • Develop Rubrics for self-Assessment of Teaching

Please drop by or call us at 215-895-1167. We will do everything we can to help make your teaching at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia a rewarding experience.

Phyllis Blumberg, Ph.D.
Director, Teaching and Learning Center, Assistant Provost
e-mail: p.blumbe@usciences.edu


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