CETL Summer Hangouts

The CETL is happy to announce a fun Summer program called CETL Summer Hangouts. The Summer Hangouts are 30 minute Google hangouts on air conversations on topics relevant to academia and teaching & learning. These conversations will happen during the months of June and July (dates and topics will be shared here soon as well as in our event calendar) and will include a facilitator + three guest panelists. Audience participation will be done via an unique twitter hashtag given to the audience at the time of the hangout.To propose a topic, a moderator or participants please fill out the form below: Loading…    

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. […]

The Importance of the Weekly Review

One of my big interests is faculty productivity. How can faculty be more productive with a limited amount of time? How can faculty keep a good balance, of just just the Big 3 requited for tenure and promotion, but also between work and life? I’m interested not because I am an expert, but because, well, I suck at it. I mean, I believe I have good work/life balance (my kids know who I am, at least) and I was tenured and promoted at my previous institution. But I know I could be more productive than I am; I could get more done. And if that were the case, then look […]

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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