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    Summer Institute Sign-Up

    Click here and RSVP now for this year’s Summer Institute.

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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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THIS WEEK AT THE CETL – 11.18.2013

Hello All, Thanksgiving is around the corner, but we still have a handful of workshops for you. Attend these workshops and make sure to get the points for your leaderboard before the semester is over (and the leaderboard is reset). Remember that individual and department leaderboard leaders will be officially recognized with a Professional Development […]

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2013 CETL BFF BADGE WINNERS

Congratulations to the CETL BFF Badge Winner: Benjamin Miller. +3 bonus points are awarded on your leaderboard. You may stop by the CETL to get your sticker.

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2013 FRIEND OF THE CETL BADGE WINNERS

Congratulations to the Friend of the CETL Badge Winners: Eddy Lynton and Lori Dieckman. +3 bonus points are awarded on your leaderboard. You may stop by the CETL to get your sticker.

Planning and Preparing Your Blackboard Course Shell

Before building your blackboard shell for the upcoming semester from scratch, you should consider transferring course content from a previous semester’s course shell.  This will minimize the work necessary to get your course ready to go. Once the transfer is complete, you’ll then need to edit your assignment/test dates, refresh discussion posts and other semester […]

Preparing Copied Courses for New Semester

In the blog post, Planning and Preparing Your Blackboard Course Shell, I presented the steps to archive your course and restore the contents into a new course shell. If you’re reading this post, after having successfully archived course content from a previous semester and imported the content into a new semester’s course shell, well done! […]

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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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