Bill Roberson


Bill Roberson directs the teaching and learning center that serves the Albany campus of the State University of New York. A former faculty member and now faculty developer, his career has focused on the integration of critical thinking into the university classroom. To that end, he has been a practitioner of Team-Based Learning since 2000, and has consulted with faculty at approximately 75 institutions, in North and South America and Europe, on course design for critical thinking, active learning, assessment of teaching, and the use of TBL to promote critical thinking. He has held positions in faculty development at UNC-Chapel Hill, Indiana University and the University of Texas at El Paso, where he was founding executive director of that university’s division for instructional technology, classroom design, digital media production and distance learning. He came to New York in 2006 to create the Institute for Teaching, Learning, and Academic Leadership at the University at Albany, State University of New York (