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Teaching and Learning Commons
The Office of the Associate Provost for Graduate Education (OAP-GE), Information Technology and Communication Services (ITACS), and the Dudley Knox Library partner to function as an integrated team and community of practice enhancing the quality of NPS teaching and learning (T&L) for residential and distance-learning programs through collaborations that create distinctive and effective learning experiences. Learn more about the TLC, its vision and mission.
Learn about initiatives that support quality, forward thinking, and innovation in teaching and learning.
The TLC Approach
Listen: Engage with teaching and learning stakeholders during bi-annual department visits, open forums, and surveys
Involve: Partner with faculty and students to foster a culture of sharing and learning
Support: Develop annual initiatives that aim to support quality, forward-thinking, and innovation in teaching and learning
Dennis Lester, PhD
Associate Provost for Graduate Education
CAPT Scott Bischoff, USN (Ret)
CIO and Director, Information Technology
Mr. Tom Rosko
Events and Trainings
TLC Sakai Training Series
Hybrid training series
Reed 103, Microsoft Teams
Four sessions every Wednesday at 1200: 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, and 1 June, 2022
The TLC is offering a four-part, weekly Sakai training series intended for faculty that are new to using Sakai or are looking to take a deeper dive into specific Sakai tools.
Getting Minds to Meet: How to Have Outstanding Class Discussions
Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 1200–1300
Join us as GWC Writing Coaches Cheryldee Huddleston and Michelle Morneau and GEAC Senior Instructional Designer Fred Wehling share guidelines and suggestions on how to have fascinating discussions in onsite, distance learning, and hybrid classrooms.
DADLAC Annual Newsletter
NPS TLC, as a partner of Defense Advanced Distributed Learning Advisory Committee (DADLAC), was included in the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) annual newsletter. Read the newsletter here.
COVID-19 Updates for NPS Faculty, Students and Staff
The latest news and information to ensure the NPS campus community is prepared for COVID-19.
View Covid 19 Updates
New TLC Initiative: Success Through Effective Assessment of Learning (SEAL)
The Teaching and Learning Commons (TLC) invites the NPS teaching community to submit project proposals funded by AY 22 SEAL education grants. This is a great opportunity for instructors to explore new tools and emerging technologies, approaches, and teaching strategies to expand assessment practices to measure student learning at NPS.
TLC Year in Review 2021 (view PDF)
TLC's 2021 Newsletter has just been published. Thanks to all who contributed.
On-Demand Trainings for Transitioning your Course to DL
Teaching and Learning Support
Request your Sakai site or Zoom account from CLEhelp@nps.edu or use DL help extension x2020.