Promoting Excellence in Teaching & Learning in the University Community and Beyond
With a presence on each of the university's campuses, the Delphi Center provides programming and other resources to faculty members that encourage excellence in teaching and foster student learning.
The Delphi Center can help faculty members:
- Infuse critical thinking skills into curricula
- Implement new and innovative teaching practices
- Create new or revise existing curricula with instructional design services
- Integrate technology into courses
- Put a program or course online
- And more…
Delphi Center Units
Dr. Kelvin Thompson is the Delphi Center's Vice Provost for Online Strategy and Teaching Innovation. Dr. Thompson began his leadership of the Delphi Center in January 2023.
Teaching and Learning
Dr. Jennifer Anderson
Dr. Caroline Boswell
From the annual Celebration of Teaching and Learning conference to the Deans' Forum on Educational Excellence and various workshops, the Delphi Center offers an array of faculty development programs designed to help full-and part-time instructors learn new skills, technologies, or pedagogical methods. The Teaching & Learning unit also provides customized workshop sessions for departments and facilitates the university's teaching award programs such as the annual Faculty Favorites Awards.
Teaching Innovation Learning Lab (TILL)
Dr. Jennifer Anderson
The Teaching Innovation Learning Lab (TILL) is a space for faculty-driven exploration and testing of innovative teaching methods that will drive success for the 21st century student at the University of Louisville. Included in the TILL is a technology-rich active learning classroom, three collaborate rooms, and a recording studio.
Instructional Design and Technology
To support faculty in the integration of technology into their courses, the Delphi Center offers training sessions on Blackboard, classroom response systems, social media, podcasting and other instructional design technologies, in addition to instructional design services and workshops on designing effective online courses.
HSC and Belknap Campuses
Alicia Montgomery Dunlap
The Delphi Center is responsible for the administration of and technical support for Blackboard, the university's learning management system. This includes technical and functional support for faculty and staff using Blackboard and associated applications including Panopto and Class Collaborate.
The Online Learning team coordinates marketing, recruitment and student support for more than 50 fully online bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate and certificate programs from across the university. The team also maintains data regarding online students and courses, and assists departments with various administrative aspects of online learning, such as how to put a program online.
Event & Conference Services
Shelby Campus, Founders Union Building
With more than 17,000 sq. feet and 14 rooms of modern, renovated space, UofL's Event & Conference Service Center at Shelby Campus can host groups of up to 500 people for single or multi-day meetings or conferences.
Unit Business Office
Shelby Campus, Burhans Hall
The Unit Business Office provides financial, administrative, marketing and human resources support for the Delphi Center units.