Events & Programs


If not shown here, all Spring events can be found in the Clemson Events Calendar.

Global Challenges Spring 2022 Session dates:

We will add some sessions soon. Meanwhile, message and Scott Brame, Clemson Teaching Forward Fellow ( for individual consultation on syllabi and assignments.  For other questions and more information, see the Crossings site.

Programs 2021-22

All OTEI programs and courses provide faculty with extended educational development, based on research.  Completion of programs provides faculty with educational professional development certification, which we provide directly to Digital Measures.


Inclusive Teaching Workshop Series

OTEI will be offering this series again this year, on these topics: inclusivity and active learning; culturally responsive assessment; and difficult dialogues (with the Office of Diversity, Inclusivity and Equity).  Colleges and departments can schedule a session on teaching inclusive content as well.  

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Call for Faculty Learning Community participants: All instructors may apply

This FLC program provides faculty learning communities across the university, led by Clemson faculty, to assist peers in learning about and incorporating new, evidence-based ideas into practice. You have already been doing lots of new things this past year—find your community for support!  For descriptions of the different groups and more information on applying for the FLCs, see the list of topics and instructions to apply.  Deadline August 15.


Teaching with Transparency

The Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation offers training in a national program called TILT: Transparency in Learning and Teaching Project to Clemson; the TILT Higher Education initiative is directed by Dr. Maryanne Winkelhmes and supported by the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).This program assists instructors of all ranks in learning about and incorporating new, evidenced-based ideas into their teaching practice.

Clemson TILT supports ClemsonForward through assisting instructors in offering clear paths to student learning. Participants will commit to making small instructional changes in a course during the academic year.

Assignment Design

A current focus for Clemson TILT is Assignment Design, especially Signature Assignments in General Education.  In collaboration with Dr. Bridget Trogden, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, we offer a Learning-Focused Assignment Design course. You can self-enroll at any time or join a cohort offered during the year.


Effective Online Teaching for Student Engagement Course is being offered late fall in a new version

We are redesigning this popular course to address faculty need for comprehensive teaching that allows us all to teach face-to-face or digitally and to best use digital pedagogies in our teaching.  This course will be for experienced instructors to help you solidify your advances in practice from the past year.



Engaging all Learners through Universal Design for Learning and Teaching

Engaging all Learners through Universal Design for Learning and Teaching Facilitated, asynchronous Canvas course.  This course distills the UDL approach into manageable chunks and provides practical teaching advice to implement.  Email to join a fall cohort.  You can also self-enroll to access this resource.


Gen Z Learning at Clemson: A Student Learning Project

The goal of this multi-year project was to capture the current state of academic learning at Clemson, highlight the teaching and learning practices most beneficial to today’s student, and project future directions for course-based learning. The SLP empowers students to take part in the discussions about their formal education at Clemson.  You can locate the Gen Z results and resources from students this page on our current "Gen Z" students, with


resources from a student research project covering three semesters of information gathering. Find information on active learning, learning preferences and other topics from Clemson students.  Email to join a cohort or schedule an offering for your college or department.