The John A. Dutton Institute for Teaching and Learning Excellence
Supporting the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Across more than two decades, the Dutton Institute has collaborated with EMS faculty on the development of more than 185 fully online courses.
We have worked with more than 300 course authors and instructors to provide high quality teaching and learning environments.
During the 2022-23 academic year, we have helped to support the delivery of engaging online courses to more than 13,607 World Campus and resident instruction students.
Hello and welcome to the Dutton Institute. We're so glad you're here. I'm Annie Taylor, the Assistant Dean for Distance Learning and the director of the institute. Our goal is to help you and your students have the best teaching and learning experience possible. Working with us, you'll find that you have a team on hand with advanced backgrounds and experience in the fields of education and learning science, concentrating on ways to reach learners effectively so they get the most out of their educational experience. As you look through our website, you'll see there are many ways we can work together. Not only do we collaborate in the design and development of online courses and programs, we also provide one-on-one consultations to help instructors address challenges and incorporate teaching innovations whether they teach online, face-to-face, or all the above. We hope you'll find our website to be informative and motivating. If you have any questions or you're ready to get started, please let us know.
We offer a wide range of services in support of teaching and learning, including:
- Online Course Design and Development
- One-on-one Teaching Consultations
- Multimedia Development
- Professional Development
- Program Development and Evaluation
- Broader Impacts Initiatives
- Education Research
- Administrative Support
Want to learn more? See our Services page!
Partnering with Us
Our goal is to help you and your students have the best teaching and learning experience possible! As you look through our website, you'll see that there are many ways we can work together. Not only do we collaborate in the design and development of online courses and programs, but we also provide one-on-one consultations to help instructors address challenges and incorporate teaching innovations.
Learn more on our Partnering with Us page!
Learn More about How We Work
Welcome! If this is your first time here, take a look at our portfolio and see what partnering with us looks like. And don’t hesitate to reach out with questions.