2014 CRITICAL THINKING BADGE WINNERS

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Congratulations to the Critical Thinking Badge Winners: Sharon Peters & Chris Parker. +3 bonus points are awarded on your leaderboard. You may stop by the CETL to get your sticker.

2014 CRITICAL THINKING BADGE WINNERS

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Congratulations to the Critical Thinking Badge Winners: Julie Vowell. +3 bonus points are awarded on your leaderboard. You may stop by the CETL to get your sticker.

2013 CRITICAL THINKING BADGE WINNERS

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Congratulations to the Critical Thinking Badge Winners: Gladys Childs and Kalpana Pai. +3 bonus points are awarded on your leaderboard. You may stop by the CETL to get your sticker.

Think On!/CETL Mini-grants for Critical Thinking and Classroom Technology

Think On!, Texas Wesleyan’s Quality Enhancement Plan, and The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, are pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for the first annual mini-grant competition in Critical Thinking and Classroom Technology. This mini-grant is designed to fund the purchase of learning technologies that will be used in face to face, online, or hybrid courses in order to increase the critical thinking skills of students. The maximum individual grant award will be $500. No more than two grants will be awarded. Only full-time faculty are eligible to apply. In order to receive the award, winners must agree to the following: Prepare a grant award report that […]

Creativity Should Be Taught?

A report from Adobe came across my twitter feed today arguing that creativity should be taught just like “normal” academic subjects.  I haven’t had time to read the full report yet, but the idea that creativity needs to be an explicit classroom focus is an interesting one, especially given Wesleyan’s move toward a curriculum grounded in critical thinking.

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