L&S TLA supports L&S instructors, departments, and L&S Administration’s efforts to promote excellence in academic administration and teaching. Our overarching goal is to help L&S provide world-class learning experiences for students.

Dean Eric Wilcots teaching in a classroom

Highlights from TLA

Recent Communications

Looking for a previous email from our team? Recent communications from L&S Teaching and Learning Administration can be accessed at the linked KB page.

TA Awards Recipients

Congratulations to the recipients of the 23-24 Campus-Wide TA Awards! Click the link above to learn more about our winners.

TLA Shout Out

L&S Exchange Logo

Listen to the newest episode of The L&S Exchange Podcast! In the second episode of this two-part miniseries on coaching, Molly Harris talks with Gary White, Associate Head Coach of the UW Volleyball team. Coach White discusses how he and his coaching team foster belonging and resilience in their student-athletes. He emphasizes the importance of goal-setting and the feedback loop to support individual and team growth.

The Exchange Podcast: Episode 16

Teaching & Learning Excellence Opportunities

A Resource for TAs

We assist TAs with professional development and directing to appropriate resources. Our Team offers a number of programs to support both new and returning TAs, including TA Training, a workshop series, and a peer observation program.

TA Training and Support

The Instructional Design Collaborative (IDC)

The IDC collaborates with instructors, staff, and departments in creating modern and effective learning experiences using established course design principles and technical expertise.

The Instructional Design Collaborative (IDC)

First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs)

FIGs are clusters of (usually) three UW classes linked to explore a common theme, offered to incoming freshmen to attend together as a cohort. Each FIG has a top-notch instructor who develops and leads a class for students in their FIG.

First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs)