Center for Teaching Excellence

NEW! Professional Development Workshops Offered Through The CTX!

Topic Presenter(s) Workshop Dates Workshop Times
Ethics and the College Classroom Doug Hunderman Monday, January 27
Thursday, January 30
2:30-3:30 pm
2:30-3:30 pm
Teaching, among other things, is a moral enterprise. Though restrictive policy requirements and punitive requirements are rarely justifiable and potentially damaging to academic freedom, is there a justifiable need and means for evaluating ethical issues in the campus environment which would enhance the classroom experience for students and faculty alike?
Introduction to Canvas Sam Bachert Monday, February 24
Thursday, February 27
2:30-3:30 pm
2:30-3:30 pm
Heard about Canvas? Wondering what it is? This session will provide you an introduction to many of the tools and features that Canvas has to offer. Remember that all courses that use ANGEL will need to be converted by end of June, 2014. Don’t wait to start learning Canvas!
Building classroom community
and the connection with effective discussions
Terry Swan Monday, March 10
Thursday, March 13
2:30-3:30 pm
2:30-3:30 pm
Great in-depth classroom discussions come most readily when there is a feeling of safety and community among the people in the class itself. This session will focus on ways to build this sense of community to then facilitate real group/class participation.
Experiential Learning Max Campbell Monday, April 7
Thursday, April 10
2:30-3:30 pm
2:30-3:30 pm
In this session we will go over different methodologies of experiential education that we can use to help enhance our lesson plans and facilitate learning for students by relating the material back to them.

The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTX) is located in Room 1624.  You will find the CTX in the Student Center above Mary’s Kitchen.

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Monday—Thursday              8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday                                   8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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