Teaching & Learning

Consultation & Technical Services 

Please see our complete list of Faculty Center Services and Opportunities for 2018-2019 for more information.

Meeting Spaces

We aim to support faculty collaboration and campus communities of practice for teaching and learning.   

Educational Technology Support 

One-on-one help via phone, email, or in-person (via walk-in, appointment, or workshops including custom ones for your department/school) for all your ed-tech needs. 

Instructional Consultation 

Confidential, individual, or group/departmental consultation and custom workshops available to all who teach at SSU (including lecturers and graduate student teaching assistants) offered by Instructional Consultant, Dr. Matthew Callahan (email: faculty.center@sonoma.edu for an appointment). 

  • Common Consultation Topics: Making Grading Efficient, Classroom Management/Preventing Problematic Behavior, Working with Challenging Students, Course Curriculum Design, Writing Good Exam Questions, Interpreting SETEs, Reflecting on Teaching for RTP

Assessment of Teaching & Learning 

We aim to foster a campus-wide culture of critical reflection, inquiry, and enhancement of teaching practice. 

  • Consultation on the creation of course-level learning outcomes 
  • Consultation for departmental program review 
  • Scholarship of teaching & learning 
  • Help with data collection & IRB protocols for educational research 
  • Survey design using Qualtrics for formative/summative assessment 


  • Scantron test grading 
  • High-speed document scanning 
  • VHS & DVD conversion 
    • Friendly reminder: Faculty must bring their own supplies, including scantrons, DVD's, and flash drives.