Mini-Grant for Research in Teaching & Learning

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the first mini-grant competition for research in critical thinking, teaching and learning. This mini-grant is designed to fund research that will impact the teaching of critical thinking in face to face, online, or hybrid courses. Possible uses for the grant funds include the purchase of research materials (books, journals, etc), data collection materials (survey tools, instruments, etc), or materials for classroom use that will be evaluated (technology, books, etc). Projects might include literature reviews, action research, case studies, or evaluation of teaching and learning materials. The maximum individual grant award will be $500. […]


Hello everyone! The CETL wants to hear your feedback about our badges and points system. Please fill out this brief survey so we can have better understanding of your thoughts. To get more points and badges, attend CETL events or complete any of the activities listed here. This week’s workshops are: On Tuesday, February 11th join us for Blackboard Mobile from 12:15-1:15pm and Using Blackboard to Enhance Teaching and Learning from 1:30-2:30pm.  On Wednesday, February 12th from 1-2pm join us for Inquiry: The Heart of Critical Thinking and Ways to Avoid Death by PowerPoint from 2:15-3:15pm. On Thursday, February 13th from 12:15-1:15pm come learn about iPad Basics and Trapper Keeper, not Keeping Up? From 1:30-2:30pm. And finally, on Friday, February 14th be our Valentine and learn about Delicious & Diigo from 1-2pm and/or join the Book Club – Cognitive Surplus from 2:15-3:15pm. Have a great week! Nakia Pope, Ph.D. Director Center for […]

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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