Teaching Learning and Library Services


What We Do:

The TLLS LogoTLLS fosters intentional learning communities and creates spaces for the open exchange and dissemination of ideas for transformative teaching and learning across all disciplines.

How We Do It:

  • Providing high-quality programming, resources, and services for faculty teaching and student learning
  • Offering a variety of technology-rich learning physical and virtual spaces for students and faculty
  • Continuously fostering scholarly-informed and evidence-based pedagogical innovations
  • Building communities around innovative teaching and learning approaches, tools, techniques, and technologies

Why We Do It:

We believe in co-creating high-quality learning experiences with a focus on access and inclusivity, through scholarly communities of practice and promoting collaboration and curiosity for the advancement of innovations in teaching.

Who We Are: 

Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) fosters a campus teaching culture in which the praxis and scholarship of effective teaching is highly valued, invested in, continuously improved upon, and celebrated. Our programs, supports, and resources include:

  • Pedagogy workshops and learning communities
  • Course observations and teaching partnerships
  • Consultations
  • Funding opportunities
  • CTE community events
  • Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education (JETHE)


Distance Education & elearning (DEeL) partners with the UNCW academic community to design, develop, and deliver high-quality online/hybrid courses and programs via emerging pedagogical strategies and instructional technologies. We serve all faculty and all courses -fully on line, hybrid or in-person. Some of our most popular services include comprehensive course design support, Canvas questions and training, ADA accessibility, Linkedln Learning integration, and Quality Matters training/reviews. Our primary support areas are:

  • Instructional design services
  • Instructional technology/media services
  • Videography services
  • Faculty development and workshops


Randall Library provides information resources and learner-centered services to foster strong research and critical thinking skills, and technology-rich individual and group learning spaces to cultivate an information-literate community. Our services include:

  • Subject liaisons for discipline-specific teaching and scholarship
  • Information literacy instruction and consultations on crafting research assignments
  • Interlibrary loan & document delivery
  • Ask Us information service via in-person, phone, email and chat
  • Course reserves
  • Meeting, study, computing, printing and scanning equipment and spaces
  • Collection development, including purchase suggestion and access to over 350 databases, 100K journals, and 1 M books and ebooks
  • Research data services (use of data sets, research data management)
  • Digital scholarship (digitization, metadata design, digital project consultations)
  • Digital creation services (virtual reality, digital media production, 3D printing & modeling)
  • Scholarly communication and publishing services (copyright, open access publishing, open educational resources)