Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL) Collection
This collection contains materials relating to the Elon University Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL). The collection is arranged chronologically, then alphabetically by type of material. Please refer to the sections below titled "Historical Note" and "Detailed Description of the Collection" for more information about what is included.
- Creation: 2005 - ongoing
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
The nature of the Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research of otherwise should be fully credited with the source.
Biographical / Historical
The Elon University Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL) was created in 2005, with Peter Felton serving as the founding director. According to the 2012 CATL website, the center's mission is "Elon's Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning promotes greater understanding of the learning process, supports the implementation of teaching innovations and best practices, and fosters the scholarship of teaching and learning at Elon University. The Center's flexible teaching spaces, professional staff, and print and electronic resources create a rich and inviting environment for faculty experimentation, collaboration and reflection. The center also provides a campus and national forum for examining effective and innovative teaching and learning practices." Additionally, the website states the goals and objectives of the Center, which include: "Investigate and inspire excellence in teaching and learning; Promote innovative teaching and programs; Support the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Assist faculty with reflection and self-evaluation; Identify "best practices" in teaching; Promote campus and national discussions; Develop and maintain resources to advance teaching and learning. The Center has a Faculty Advisory Committee that provides valuable insight and guidance regarding programs and services. Our professional and dedicated team of consultants and specialists stands ready to help you as you tackle the challenges of effective teaching and scholarship."
0.5 Linear Feet (1 archival box)
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged chronologically, then alphabetically by type of material.
The collection is located in the Carol Grotnes Belk Library Archives and Special Collections at Elon University. Please contact the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian for further details about the location.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Unknown. Materials collected and assembled over many years to form collection.
Processed by Lucy Burgess, February, 2012
- Elon University--History. (Organization)
- Elon University. Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning. (Organization)
- Encoded by Katie Nash, February, 2012
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