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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.

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App of the Week – OnLive Destop

When using your iPad have you felt frustrated about not being able to edit your Microsoft Word papers or Excel spreadsheets? Are you a PC, not a Mac, person? Well, how about running a PC desktop out of your tablet? OnLive Desktop is a a free app that allows you to work anywhere with a […]

Thoughts on The Startup of You

Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha’s book The Startup of You isn’t a book about teaching and learning. It’s not even a book about higher education. I do think it’s a valuable read for anyone in higher ed, however, as the career advice it gives could easily be translated into curriculum and organization suggestions for colleges. […]

Embracing the Active Learner

Here’s a slide share (with some embedded videos) from Blackboard on “5 Ways to Embrace the Active Learner.” Though I think the “digital natives are changing the world in an instant” rhetoric is a bit overblown, it’s hard to argue with the fact that our students are coming to us with a different set of […]

App of the Week – Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is a very easy to use free app for iPhones and iPads that uses voice recognition and allows you to turn what you speak into text. To download this application click here. This application is also available for desktop users, but it will cost you from $79.99- $179.99 bucks to get it. It […]

This Week at the CETL – 06.24.13

Book club, book club! We’re two weeks into our summer book club, which has already generated some good conversation here and on the blog. If you’ve signed up, remember our next meeting is this Thursday, the 27th. Anyone can follow along on the blog. We’re certainly stating a new book in the fall “Teaching Unprepared […]

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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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