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Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Embracing change in teaching and learning

CETL provides programming and assistance for faculty and staff to enhance their work as educators. We offer inclusive space for faculty and staff to meet for personal and professional growth. We focus on teaching, learning, and instructional technology.

Transparent Design 2022

Transparent Design Framework Opportunities

Learn about the Transparent Design Framework initiative on campus and find support from CETL, including workshops, one-on-one consultations, and department workshops/presentations.

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Teaching Boost Series: Course Revisions to Enhance Learning / July 10-16

Determine your level of intentionality when it comes to four elements of course planning. This self-paced, asynchronous course will take approximately 2-4 hours to complete.

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Teaching Boost Series: Course Redesign - Organization in Canvas / July 17-23

In this course, you will learn about Canvas design elements and how these elements help your students learn. This self-paced, asynchronous course will take approximately 2-4 hours to complete.

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Teaching Boost Series: Intentional Course Redesign - Accessibility for All / July 24-30

This Teaching Boost asynchronous course shares considerations for change in your course design and delivery around accessibility and Universal Design for Learning (UDL). This self-paced, asynchronous course will take approximately 2-4 hours to complete.

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Teaching Boost Series: Facilitating Learning Online / August 1-12

Learn how to engage with your students in a digital format, whether teaching face-to-face, hybrid, remote synchronous, or completely online. This self-paced, asynchronous course will take approximately 2-4 hours to complete.

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Teaching Boost Series: Academic Integrity / August 15-26

Make an immediate change in your course to address students perceived opportunity for misconduct, update syllabus language to promote academic integrity, and develop a plan to make a bigger or long-term change to address integrity challenges.

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2022 Distance Teaching and Learning Conference / August 3-5

The 38th Distance Teaching and Learning Conference will be held virtually August 3-5. Since 1985, the DTL Conference has provided a transformative professional development experience for instructors, instructional designers, and administrators.

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Canvas Updates and More Sessions

Canvas made dozens of small updates over the last couple of years. This session highlights some of the most helpful changes and some other efficiencies, which may save you time and energy!

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Professional Development at Your Convenience

View session recordings and resources to help you design organized Canvas courses, ensure content is accessible to all students, develop effective assignments, build community, and more!

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Instructional Technology

With the need for social distancing and live streaming in the classroom, understanding technology is essential. Learn about how to request technology, the availability of tools in the classroom, and web conferencing tools.

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Web Conferencing Tools Comparison

Compare the features of the two supported web conferencing tools on campus: Microsoft Teams and Zoom to help decide which tool to use for various purposes and audiences.

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