What is STEP?

Overarching topic/goal: Increase student learning through the implementation of student-centered instructional best practices.
Student Learning Outcome 1: Students will be more self-regulated, active, and collaborative/cooperative in their learning processes. (Related SACS Student Learning Outcomes: Behavior, Skills, and Values)
Student Learning Outcome 2: Students will demonstrate improved success rates in classes utilizing selected instructional best practice initiatives. (Related SACS Student Learning Outcome: Knowledge)
Student Learning Outcome 3: Students will demonstrate improved competency in higher order thinking. (Related SACS Student Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and Skills)

Learn More About STEP!

(Additional resources are available via the links on the left)

  • Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE), Wayne G. Basler Library, Room L204
    Director: Mr. Jim Kelly
    Email: ( ), Phone: 423.354.5162
  • Faculty Assistants: Dr. Rick Merritt and Ms. Dawn Dabney