Vision and Mission


As the center of faculty development at the University of Wyoming, the Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning (ECTL) aims to foster and advance a university community culture that values and practices excellence in all modes of teaching and learning as an integral part of the student experience.



The mission of the ECTL is to promote and support continuous improvement in the enterprise of teaching and learning at the University of Wyoming through a broad range of research-based programs, services, and resources. We strive to advance an environment of excellence in teaching, learning, and assessment by:

  • Highlighting "best-practice" pedagogies, informed by assessment of student learning
  • Encouraging innovative and transformative teaching
  • Fostering the development of sustained reflective practice and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Facilitating university-wide dialogue and collaboration among colleagues
  • Supporting all modes of delivery, including face-to-face, blended/hybrid, distance
  • Facilitating faculty efforts in assessing student learning
Contact Us

University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307)-766-1121

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