Teaching & Learning

Consultation & Technical Services 

Meeting Spaces

We aim to support faculty collaboration and campus communities of practice for teaching and learning. When we return to campus, this service will be back up and running.   

  • Meeting Spaces (by appointment only, email: ctet@sonoma.edu)
  • Open Work Space for individuals and Faculty Groups

Educational Technology Support 

One-on-one help via Zoom drop-in, email and phone for all your educational technology needs. 

  • Instructional Design Consultation: Make your Canvas course come alive and engage students for greater success. 
    • Online & Blended (Hybrid) course development 
    • Conversion/Creation of existing course activities into learning objects
    • Creation of accessible media and instructional materials 
  • Online Platforms Supported:
  • Ed-Tech Tool Pilots: If interested in adopting a new tool or exploring a small pilot for your course or department, please contact us at ctet@sonoma.edu

Instructional Consultation 

Confidential, individual, or group/departmental consultation and custom workshops available to all who teach at SSU (including lecturers and graduate student teaching assistants) offered by Instructional Consultant, Dr. Matthew Callahan (email: ctet@sonoma.edu for an appointment). 

  • Common Consultation Topics: Making Grading Efficient, Classroom Management/Preventing Problematic Behavior, Working with Challenging Students, Course Curriculum Design, Writing Good Exam Questions, Interpreting SETEs, Reflecting on Teaching for RTP

Assessment of Teaching & Learning 

We aim to foster a campus-wide culture of critical reflection, inquiry, and enhancement of teaching practice. 

  • Consultation on the creation of course-level learning outcomes 
  • Consultation for departmental program review 
  • Scholarship of teaching & learning 
  • Help with data collection & IRB protocols for educational research 
  • Survey design using Qualtrics for formative/summative assessment 

Self-Services  

  • Stay tuned