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CETL’s Meira presents at NMC Conference

CETL’s Instructional Technologist Dr. Adeline “Addy” Meira Tolliver presented at the the New Media Consortium (NMC) Summer Conference in Washington, DC (June 9-11). The title of the presentation was Badges and Faculty Development Year Two in Review and it discussed the development and status CETL’s badge program for faculty development that has received national and international recognition for the past two years. This is the fourth time that Dr. Tolliver has attended the NMC Conference and it is the third time that she has presented. The NMC, according to its website, is described as “a community of hundreds of leading universities, colleges, museums, and research centers. The NMC stimulates and […]

2015 Summer Institute Reflections

Last week the CETL, in partnership with Avid for Higher Education hosted the 2015 Summer Institute. The focus for this year’s event was enhancing student engagement. AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination is a non-profit organization offering strategies to assist campuses in improving college success. Speakers for the event were Billy Madigan and Kristi Gerdes, of AVID for Higher Education. The first day’s sessions were led by Billy Madigan. His thought-provoking opening keynote, Culture, Connection and Embodied Cognition was inspiring and insightful. Madigan encouraged faculty to reflect on the strategies they incorporate to build strong connections with students. Empathic connections, taking the time to really get to know students, and adjusting approaches […]

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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