Center for Teaching and Learning

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Center for Teaching & Learning

CTL - Opening doors and enlightening minds since 2002

The CSUN Center for Teaching and Learning is the research, collaboration, and professional development arm of the College of Education. Faculty from all of the various departments in the College of Education are conducting cutting edge research and professional development, in collaboration with K-12 teachers, administrators, and community members, to address the needs of schools. The CTL is proud to host the “Education on the Edge” speaker series annually, as well as offer free educational film screenings. We have a Speakers Bureau and provide professional development to the community, while also hosting the biennial What Really Works conference. Feel free to contact us with any questions about our upcoming activities or how we might work with you and your groups!

Wendy Murawski and David Kretschmer Talk on Teacher Tone

January 9, 2017

Children in classroom

Exactly how a teacher’s tone of voice is being received by students is worth finding out, said Wendy Murawski, executive director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at California State University, Northridge. “There are teachers who are seen as far too critical or negative and they just don’t know it,” she said.
“I’ve known teachers who have been yellers and teachers who have been very, very soft-spoken,” said David Kretschmer, [professor of Elementary Education]. “Just as with the tone we use with anybody we’re conversing with – or the tone we use with a pet – it can have a powerful impact.”
Read the full article on EdSource.org

What Really Works! Conference 2017

December 19, 2016

What Really Works 2017 flyer

This year’s What Really Works in Education 2017 Conference is focused on Exceptional Learners. Our keynote speakers are Daniel Jocz, 2016 California Teacher of the Year, and Erica Rood, recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Each attendee will receive a hot-off-the-presses What Really Works With Exceptional Learners book from the Center for Teaching and Learning.  Read more

Temple Grandin is coming to CSUN!

December 15, 2016

Temple Grandin Flyer Lede

SOLD OUT! If you have never seen Dr. Grandin speak on her personal experiences with Autism and how individuals with autism see the world, this is an opportunity you do not want to miss!! Read more

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