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Institute for Teaching and Learning
Supporting Faculty  |  Improving Teaching  |  Enhancing Learning

The University of Akron’s Institute for Teaching and Learning’s mission is to support faculty by focusing on improving teaching and enhancing student learning. We offer workshops, information sessions, and training related to professional development, general education, student learning assessment, course design and development, and implementation of technology to enhance teaching.

Workshops and Events: See what's on the schedule

ITL Consultations

Contact us at to to request a virtual or in-person consultation.

Check out information and recordings of some of our previous workshops.

Resources for Online Teaching

Check out the UA Teaching Community on Brightspace for more information, guidance, and resources.

The Faculty Senate Accessibility Committee recommends these actions to improve online learning for students with disabilities.

New Faculty Orientation

  • All new faculty have been enrolled in an online orientation course. To access this, log in to Brightspace using your UANet ID and password. In My Courses, you will see the tile for New Faculty Orientation. Click the New Faculty Orientation link to access the orientation materials. If you require assistance logging into the course, please contact
  • SelectedWorks: Upload your CV

ITL Annual Reports

ITL Annual Report 2020-2021
ITL Annual Report 2019-2020
ITL Annual Report 2018-2019
ITL Annual Report 2017-2018

Location and
Contact Information

Leigh Hall, Room 412
308 Buchtel Commons
Akron, OH 44304

Janet Bean, Director, ext. 6462