App of the Week – Google Drive

Google Drive is a free app from the Google family of apps that allows to access and create files stored in the cloud with your google account information. Google drive users can have up to 15GB of free storage space. To login just use your google account information (gmail email address) and from there you can create, edit, or access files on the go. You can also access these files and collaborate from a desktop browser by going to Click HERE for iOS download | click HERE for android download. To learn more about this app watch the video embedded below. If you have used this app in your life […]

Learners Helping Learners

While preparing for my class this spring, I thought about which learning objectives could be easily assessed with some sort of collaborative exercise.  I ran across the article “Promoting Student Success Through Collaboration”in the January 21, 2013 issue of Faculty Focus by Dr. Oliver Dreon. It’s essentially an article discussing ways students can use Google Docs to collaborate.  Honestly, I’m quite familiar with Google Docs but continued to read because the background story got my attention and caused me to seriously consider my beliefs about the notion of learners learning from each other.  The article references a student taking the lead on collaboration in her course by inviting students to […]

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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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