Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Advancing transformative education

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.

UW System Opportunities

The Joys of Teaching and Learning 2020

Call for Proposals: UW System OPID Spring Conference on Teaching & Learning / April 16-17, 2020

The Joys of Teaching & Learning: Creating Transformative Experiences conference will feature some of the extraordinary teaching and learning taking place throughout the UW System. Deadline to submit: Nov. 12.

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WI Teaching Fellows and Scholars 2018-19

WI Teaching Fellows & Scholars Program / Apply by Nov. 22

UWEC will be nominating two candidates for this program in which participants collaborate with other UW educators, develop a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning project, and attend four events during the summer of 2020 and the 2020-21 academic year.

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Keynote Dr. Stephen Brookfield

Faculty College: Equity Minded Pedagogy / Apply by Nov. 22

UWEC will be sending a team of six members to UW System's premier faculty development event who will later provide professional development programs on equity-minded pedagogy on our campus. The keynote speaker is education scholar Dr. Stephen Brookfield.

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Equity in the Classroom Conference / Dec. 6

Join instructors from across Wisconsin for a day of interactive professional development to explore and strengthen strategies that support equity in your classroom. Register by Nov. 25. This is an EDI Tier 2 opportunity.

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Upcoming CETL Opportunities

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Faculty Fridays Open Write

Need to start or finish an article? Looking for a quiet space to write on a weekly basis? Hoping to chat with other faculty about your goals? This program offers uninterrupted work time and a space to receive writing support.

Rainbow Painting

LGBTQ Inclusion in STEM / Nov. 14

Attend this facilitated discussion on helping our LGBTQ students feel welcome in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses.

Kelly Wonder

Successful Teaching Practices: Understanding Chinese Learners / Nov. 19

Students from mainland China represent the largest concentration of international students at UWEC. This interactive workshop will look at how differences in language, culture, and higher order thinking skills manifest in the classroom.


January 2020 Opportunities

Dr. Mary-Ann Winkelmes Invite

Transparent Design Promotes Equitable Opportunities for Student Success / Jan. 9, 2020

Join Dr. Mary-Ann Winkelmes to learn how using the Transparent Design process improves student learning and understanding of assignments. In this interactive workshop, you will participate in each step of the process and transform an assignment.

James Lang Save the Date

Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning / Jan. 16, 2020

Join author Dr. James Lang to explore how to employ cognitive theory through the practice of “small teaching.” In this interactive workshop, you will learn strategies that deepen students' understanding and provide tools to practice content.


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