Teaching Innovation Initiative

Trinity College of Arts & Sciences is committed to continuous innovation in our teaching.

Recent Examples of Teaching Innovation

  • University Course - The 2013 academic year marked the second year for the University Course - a new kind of course offered to undergraduate, graduate and professional schools students, and drawing on faculty from across the university. For more information, see the University Course web page.
  • Less Commonly Taught Languages - The college entered into a cost-neutral partnership with the University of Virginia to offer telepresence language classes to students on both campuses, making Haitian Creole, Tibetan and K'iche' Maya available to students at both universities. Read more.
  • Coursera - Faculty across the college are exploring online learning methods through Coursera, an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.
  • DukeImmerse - This is a semester-long program in which all the courses are small seminars, interdisciplinary and build on a single theme. All courses have small enrollments as well, optimizing the learning environment.