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    Badges and Points

    Click to learn more about the Badges & Points system for Professional Development.

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    App of the Week

    Click here to check out our series “App of the Week.” Each week, we will showcase a new tablet or desktop app that can help you in your teaching and student’s learning.

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    2014 Spring Book Club

    This Spring, faculty, staff and the CETL are meeting for regular readings and group discussion of Clay Shirky’s Cognitive Surplus: How Technology Makes Consumers into Collaborators. Click to learn more.

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Texas Wesleyan University (CETL) promotes a student-centered university by providing resources and professional growth opportunities to faculty on enhancing instructional practice, integrating technology, and promoting essential student skills.

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Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Julie Vowell

Dr. Julie Vowell, winner of the CETL Professional Development Award – Fall 2013 talks about the experience of working with the CETL and how it has influenced her teaching.

App of the Week – GoodReader

This week’s app of the week is called GoodReader. As their website highlights: “GoodReader® is the super-robust PDF reader for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Its iPad version was the#1 selling non-Apple app for iPad in 2010 in USA! Mashable describes it as “a Swiss Army knife of awesome!” Reviews worldwide hail it as “essential,” “the […]

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2014 CETL BFF BADGE WINNERS

Congratulations to the CETL BFF Badge Winners: Gocken Ogruk and Chris Parker. +3 bonus points are awarded on your leaderboard. You may stop by the CETL to get your sticker.

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2014 FRIEND OF THE CETL BADGE WINNERS

Congratulations to the Friend of the CETL Badge Winners: Joe Brown and Misty Sparks. +3 bonus points are awarded on your leaderboard. You may stop by the CETL to get your sticker.

Use your Cognitive Surplus with the Spring Book Club

I’ll admit, this wasn’t my first choice for the spring book club book. I wanted to do something more directly related to college teaching, focused on critical thinking. But the original book I picked was too expensive, so we turned back to Clay Shirky. I am glad we did, because I think Cognitive Surplus is […]

About the CETL

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Texas Wesleyan University (CETL) promotes a student-centered university by providing resources and professional growth opportunities to faculty on enhancing instructional practice, integrating technology, and promoting essential student skills.

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