This week at the CETL – 02.17.2013

Hello everyone! Valentine’s Day is over, but the CETL is full of love and 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. To learn more about it and to apply please click here. Also, if you have not filled out the survey about our Badges and Points system please click here and share your thoughts about it with us.  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 18th join […]


The app of the week this week is called Nearpod. It was named the “Best Collaboration Solution” by EdTech Digest Awards 2012 and “Audience Favorite” at LAUNCH Edu & Kids 2012. It is a free app that allows presenters to create or download interactive media presentations and then you can share the presentation with the students while fully controlling it. The students then interact by participating in the built in activities which you can monitor and measure. To download it for free for iOS devices click HERE. To download it for Android click HERE. To download it for windows click HERE. To learn more about this app watch the video embedded below. […]

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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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