CIRTL@UB

UB belongs to the the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) network. CIRTL is committed to advancing teaching in higher education.

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As a member of the national Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL), UB is among more than 30 institutions dedicated to excellence in undergraduate education through the development of a national faculty committed to effective teaching practices for diverse learners.

What is CIRTL@UB?

In partnership with the national CIRTL network, CIRTL@UB prepares graduate students and postdoctoral scholars for faculty careers in STEM and other disciplines, through a range of learning experiences centered around CIRTL’s core ideas of:

  • Learning through diversity.
  • Teaching as research.
  • Learning communities.

Why join CIRTL@UB?

  • Enhance your competitiveness in academic jobs.
  • Achieve nationally recognized CIRTL certification.
  • Develop skills in evidence-based teaching through in-person and online professional development.
  • Be part of a community of graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and distinguished faculty across the local CIRTL@UB learning community and the national CIRTL cross-network learning community.
  • Advance the learning experiences and outcomes of students through the design and implementation of a teaching-as-research project.
  • Engage in the national conversations shaping STEM higher education.

Who can join CIRTL@UB?

CIRTL@UB is open to all graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at UB.

To increase diversity in STEM disciplines, the CIRTL Network has an emphasis on STEM disciplines. However, CIRTL@UB is open to all disciplines.