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. […]

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 […]

Spring/Summer 2013 Mini Grant Winners

Congratulations Carol Johnson-Gerendas – Mass Communications Barbara Kirby – Social Sciences Terri Cummings – Mass Communications Gladys Childs – Philosophy/Religion Mini-Grant winners were selected after submitting a proposal outlining: The specific item or items they wished to purchase, the conference you wished to attend, or the project that they needed money for; How they expected the item, conference, or project to enhance their teaching; How their request fits within the University’s strategic interest/mission. The maximum individual grant amount awarded was $500. Those who receive a CETL mini grant are expected to present how they used the technology and/or what they learned at the conference at a CETL workshop in the […]

This Week at the CETL – 06.03.13

Happy summer, everyone! Based on the feedback we received during the Summer Institute, we’ve developed a full slate of summer workshops. We’re proud to showcase these during Workshop Wednesdays – two workshops during the middle of the day every Wednesday during the summer. These kick off this week with some of our most popular workshops from the summer institute – Blackboard New Features and Social Media 101. We’ve got many other workshops scheduled throughout the summer (including some on Turnitin), so check the website and sign up! We’d also like to congratulate out CETL min-grant recipients! Terri Cummings, Carol Johnson, Gladys Childs, and Barbara Kirby were all awarded funds to […]

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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