CRTLE's Mission


The CRTLE mission is to engage faculty in research-based practices that innovate and enhance their teaching, resulting in clear and measurable advances in student learning. The Center remains at the cutting edge of teaching and learning advances in online and on-campus environments to address the deep structured, logical thinking, intellectual, social, and emotional needs of students in today’s technological world. The Center’s goal is to prepare and advance university teaching so that each UTA student is highly prepared for the workplace of the future.


The primary goals of CRTLE are to achieve university-wide teaching and learning excellence by:

  • Providing positive support for teaching, and inspiring and empowering faculty dedicated to ensuring all students learn successfully.
  • Collaborating with faculty across campus on research and grants, emphasizing the exploration and application of innovative and evidence-based teaching and learning practices.
  • Promoting experiential learning by engaging faculty in implementing high-impact teaching practices.
  • Supporting faculty with education and resources that promote equitable, inclusive, and culturally responsive learning environments.