The CETL is pleased to announce Dr. Jay Brown and Dr. Kalpana Pai as the winners of the Spring 2014 mini-grant competition for research in critical thinking, teaching and learning. Both faculty members will use the funds to incorporate gamification elements into their courses. These elements will ask students to engage in critical thinking and analytic reasoning. Dr. Pai plans to include an accounting game, Ledger Mania, in her Financial Accounting class. Ledger Mania is an educational board game designed for use in the financial accounting classroom. “My hope is to get students actively engaged in problem solving and have them apply their critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills in class,” said Pai Dr. […]
The Texas Wesleyan CETL was honored at the 25th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. The CETL was selected as an Exemplary Teaching and Learning Center by the Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning at Florida State College at Jacksonville from 107 respondents in a national study of teaching and learning centers conducted in the Fall of 2013. The CETL was 1 of 10 universities to be recognized at the conference.