EDUCAUSE

Welcome to the resources page for our EDUCAUSE webinar. To earn your Credly badge, please CLICK HERE to complete a feedback survey. To understand the rationale for the implementation of our badges and points system, please read the information on our Rationale for Implementation page. To view all of the badges that we offer as well as the activities where faculty and staff can earn points, visit our Badges and Requirements page. To view the latest badges awarded by the CETL through our website, visit the Badges Awarded page. To view our most up-to-date leaderboard, visit our Leaderboard page. To watch a video with the process of input of the points […]

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Use your Cognitive Surplus with the Spring Book Club

I’ll admit, this wasn’t my first choice for the spring book club book. I wanted to do something more directly related to college teaching, focused on critical thinking. But the original book I picked was too expensive, so we turned back to Clay Shirky. I am glad we did, because I think Cognitive Surplus is illuminating, provocative, and relevant for higher education. Shirky’s thesis is that, since World War 2, American’s have had increasing amounts of free time and energy, but most of that has been taken up by consumer activities, particularly watching TV. The advent of the social web has changed that. We can now collaborate easier than ever […]

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 […]

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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