2013 Fall Book Club Schedule

Our first book club meeting scheduled on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 2:00pm is fast approaching! If you’re planning on joining, please be sure to register. A recent article in Inside Higher Ed highlighted several risk factors that contribute to increased student dropout rates. Our Fall Book Club selection, Teaching Unprepared Students by Kathleen F. Gabriel, a professor at California State University, Chico examines methods that can be used by faculty to promote successful learning. During her tenure as a Faculty Development Specialist at the University of Arizona, she developed an academic support program for at-risk and unprepared college students. This book was selected based on feedback from faculty. We […]

2013 Fall Book Club

Following up a very engaging and fruitful 2013 Summer Book Club where the focus was on Collins and Halverson’s Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology. The Digital Revolution and Schooling in America the CETL is pleased to announce the 2013 Fall Book Club. The Fall Book Club will showcase Kathleen F. Gabriel’s Teaching Unprepared Students. Amazon.com’s description describes the book as follows: “As societal expectations about attending college have grown, professors report increasing numbers of students who are unprepared for the rigors of postsecondary education—not just more students with learning disabilities (whose numbers have more than tripled), but students (with and without special admission status) who are academically at-risk […]

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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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