Welcome to CATL

160 Wing Technology Center


The Center for Advancing Teaching & Learning (CATL) supports the improvement of teaching and student learning at UW-L. CATL offers opportunities for UW-L instructors to explore and improve their practice. In 2014-2015 these include: 


CATL staff members also consult with individual instructors and groups on a broad range of topics including:

  • writing measurable learning objectives
  • using active and group learning techniques
  • teaching online courses
  • integrating appropriate technology
  • strategies to improve student writing and learning
  • writing emphasis courses and writing-in-the-major programs
  • understanding student learning and student differences
  • integrating content and teaching practices that 
    promote success of all students
  • assessment
  • creating teaching portfolio material
  • the scholarship of teaching and learning
  • grants to support teaching improvement

CATL Staff

Bill Cerbin, CATL Director

Brian Udermann, Director of Online Education

Patrick Barlow, Assessment Coordinator

Kristin Koepke, Instructional Designer

Jen Snook, Instructional Designer

Deb Hoskins, Inclusive Excellence Coordinator

Bryan Kopp, Writing Programs Coordinator

Josh Kraft, Program Assistant