About Us

The Center for Engaged Teaching & Learning (CETL) works for change in the teaching and learning environment at Kentucky Wesleyan College, serving as the catalyst for increasing active-learning experiences and community engagement throughout the curriculum and through co-curricular activities. CETL works with faculty, staff and students to design engaging, significant, and meaningful learning experiences in and out of the classroom.  CETL staff provide leadership and support for a wide range of high-impact practices such as active-learning pedagogies, service learning, undergraduate research, scholarly and creative activities, problem/inquiry-based learning, collaborative/cooperative learning, study abroad, and pro-active advising.

The Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning is an integral component of the $2.1 million Title III Strengthening Institutions grant received by KWC from the US Department of Education in November 2014.


CETL’s mission is to foster and advance faculty and student success through transformative engagement in learning environments.


  • Offer programs which engage faculty in continuous improvement of teaching
  • Support faculty in professional development in teaching
  • Encourage faculty to explore new teaching methods and technologies
  • Encourage faculty to explore new teaching methods and technologies
  • Encourage the implementation of engagement and high impact practices to enhance teaching and learning
  • Seek and share innovative and effective instructional strategies