Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning (CITL)

Workshops & Events


CITL member leading a faculty development workshop for USF faculty members.

CITL reinforces USF’s guiding principle to create a culture of faculty success by offering academic workshops, faculty development workshops and a range of enriching faculty events for all members of USF’s instructional team. This includes all instructors, from teaching assistants to full professors. 

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Click here for Summer 2023 PCT.


Workshops offer a focused time of engagement and insight into evidence-based teaching practices. CITL is available to speak to any number of topics ranging from course design to motivating students. Regular workshops are offered, but specific topics and needs can be brought to your group upon request.

First Fridays

CITL's monthly teaching and learning workshop series. Open to all faculty, adjuncts, and teaching assistants. Click here for more information.

Digital Learning Workshops

The Innovative Education - Digital Learning team offers a variety of workshops through out the semester to support your use of digital tools, including Teams, Canvas and Honorlock.
Click here for more information.

  • Upcoming Topics Include:
    • Honorlock
    • Canvas Fundamentals
    • Teams Essentials
    • Academic Integrity

Inclusive & Equitable Pedagogy Program

CITL's Inclusive & Equitable Pedagogy Program workshop series is open to all faculty, adjuncts, and teaching assistants. Click here for more information.

Faculty Events

Celebration of Teaching

Join CITL each spring for an annual celebration of all things teaching and learning! Click here for more information.



The contribution of graduate teaching assistants is essential to the academic life of USF and critical to the future of university instruction and research. CITL provides several events specially designed for the needs and interests of TAs, such as an online and one-day training event and an optional 10-week training program, the Preparing for College Teaching Course.

  • Fall 2023 TA Training will be offered online.

Course Name: IDS 5921 Teaching Assistant Training    CRN: 87905

You must register for the TA Training course, IDS 5921, through OASIS using the CRN above. The training consists of a set of Canvas modules and quizzes that should be completed prior to the first day of the Fall semester. TAs will also be required to attend one of two online synchronous sessions in Microsoft Teams. Information about registering for these sessions will be provided in the Canvas course.

Online synchronous session dates: August 17 or August 18 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm *(attendance at only one date required)*

The training course must be completed prior to the first day of the Fall semester in order to be in compliance with the Office of Graduate Studies training requirement for new TAs. The course will be open in Canvas in July 2023.

Please email CITL with course questions:

Contact the Office of Graduate Studies for questions about eligibility: 

  • Preparing for College Teaching (PCT) is an optional 10-week program that guides participants through the process of designing and instructing college classes effectively. PCT is a zero-credit course (meaning it appears on your transcript!) that will teach you how to teach and teach well. Though the course is zero credits, the course workload is comparable to a three-credit course. This course is beneficial to any graduate student who strives to be a great teacher.  All graduate students are invited to attend.

    Register using the CRN listed below:

    Summer 2023 PCT Course Details:

    Meeting Time: Tuesday/Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 
    Modality = All online synchronous
    May 16, 2023 - Jul 21, 2023
    Instructor: Dr. Emad Mansour
    Subject CRS#: IDS 5922      CRN: 53226

  • TA Teaching Awards The Provost's Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Teaching Assistant is awarded each year in the spring semester. Click here for more detailed application information.