This Week at the CETL – 09.03.13

Happy Labor Day, everyone! First, the CETL is happy to announce a Call for Proposals for the Think On!/CETL Mini-Grants for Critical Thinking and Classroom Technology! Do you have an idea for using technology in the classroom to foster students’ critical thinking skills? The QEP and CETL are here to help! We’re awarding two grants of up to $500 each to faculty who want to use technology to meet the QEP student learning outcomes. The full call can be found HERE. We’ve got some great workshops this week: Prezi on 9/4 at 2:00; Using Turnitin as a Teaching Tool on 9/5 at 12:30; and Using Blackboard to Enhance Teaching and […]

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 […]

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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