CETL Certificate Program
Designed for: Early career educators;those with 4 or less years of teaching experience.
The topics change every year so participants are invited to join this group multiple times.
Goals: Participants will
- meet faculty from a variety of departments
- expand knowledge of teaching, learning, and instructional technology
- talk with experienced faculty-different every week, about what works in their classrooms
- share positive experiences as well as challenges that come up in their classroom
Organization of the group: The group chooses the topics for each session as well as meeting days and times (50 min) at our first meeting.General topical areas:Student issues, managing a classroom, teaching and assessment strategies, course delivery models, inclusive classroom practices, and instructional technology.
A Certificate and Letter of Accomplishment: All participants who successfully complete the program will receive their Certificate and Letter of Accomplishment at the final luncheon (Monday May 15th, finals week, 12-12:45pm)
Successful completion of the program includes the
- Attend 5 of the 6 scheduled meetings.
- Incorporate one or more ideas you learned during the sessions into your teaching.
- Partner with a group member to observe a class and be observed (not for evaluation)
- Submit a brief summary to Cindy by May 14.
In your summary please briefly address these two questions
- What did you learn from being observed and observing your colleague?
- What new idea(s) did you try this semester, what impact did it have on your teaching and/or on student learning, will you do it again, change it, or choose something different next time?
If you have any questions please contact CETL.