Strategies and Implement Ways for a Teaching and Learning Center in Promoting Academic Development on Campus: the Case of CTLD of Shanghai Jiao Tong University ,China

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Fri, 8 Jun 2018
8:00am to 9:30am
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Advance HE Pre-function Area
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A Teaching and Learning Center can play an important role in academic development in Higher Education. As one of 30 National Model Centers in China, the Center for Teaching and Learning Development (CTLD), Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) was established in 2011. Based on empirical evidence, CTLD academic developers are promoting academic development through the following strategies and implement ways: (1)promoting new teaching ideas and innovation practice through various programs ; (2)advancing a culture of teaching excellence; (3)facilitating scholarship of teaching and learning; (4)building an interactive professional learning community. Overall, the strategies are effectively facilitating the university academic development in different ways.