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 41 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.