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“Best-in-Track Award” at SLOAN-C

The CETL was recognized at the Sloan Consortium 7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium. The CETL was honored with the Best-In-Track Award for their efforts in faculty and student development, specifically regarding “Gamification and Faculty Development: Practices from a Pilot Program.”‌ The SLOAN-C Emerging Technologies Symposium is devoted to the emerging and innovative uses of technology designed to improve teaching and learning online. The conference focuses on the technologies that drive online learning effectiveness, highlighting research, applications and best practices of important emerging technological tools. CETL also presented at SLOAN-C, highlighting their efforts regarding the incorporation of gamification and faculty development. Find out more about how to become involved in CETL’s […]

App of the Week – Subtext

The app of the week this week is called Subtext. Subtext is a free iPad app that allows classroom groups to exchange ideas in the pages of digital texts. You can also layer in enrichment materials, assignments and quizzes—opening up almost limitless opportunities to engage students and foster analysis and writing skills. To download it for iOS click HERE. To learn more about this app, watch the video below. If you have used this app in your life or in your classroom please let us know by commenting on this post! We would love to learn about your personal experiences and we would love to share them with other Texas Wesleyan folks!

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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