Professor Tom Johnston teaches Maternal Child Care Nursing

Center for Teaching & Learning


The Center for Teaching & Learning at Methodist University strives to encourage, support, and promote excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities throughout the university.


  • Serve as a central location for faculty professional development in the area of pedagogy.
  • Enhance the quality of teaching and learning through faculty-led workshops on topics identified by our faculty
  • Demonstrate and promote effective instructional strategies and technologies
  • Provide coaching workshops designed to improve student success and retention
  • Promote teaching as a scholarly activity and encourage interdisciplinary dialogue surrounding teaching and learning
  • Recognize and celebrate the pedagogical and research accomplishments of our faculty.

The Center for Teaching & Learning is a department within Academic Affairs and reports to the Associate Provost for Academic Operations, Dr. Patricia Fecher.

The Center for Teaching & Learning on Canvas

The Center for Teaching & Learning has created a Faculty Forum in Canvas to provide all faculty with the opportunity to communicate with one another. To access the Faculty Forum, go to Canvas and log in using your username and password. Once you have logged into Canvas, you will find the Center for Teaching & Learning under Courses. When you have questions or want to share resources or best practices with your colleagues, visit the Center for Teaching & Learning on Canvas.

Contact the Director

Patricia Fecher, Ed.D.

Associate Provost, Academic Operations; Interim Chair & Associate Professor of Education; SACSCOC Liaison
Dr. Patricia Fecher