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New CTLE Faculty Space on Canvas

CTLE now has a faculty Canvas space to provide you with CTLE communication, collaboration with colleagues, teaching and learning resources, and information about CTLE programs and activities. You can access it at https://erau.instructure.com/courses/43841.  Go to https://erau.instructure.com/courses and click on the star next to "Daytona Beach CTLE" in order for it to show up on your short [...]

By |August 15th, 2016|Categories: CTLE News|Comments Off on New CTLE Faculty Space on Canvas

Creating a CTLE Knowledgebase

CTLE is working on creating a knowledgebase of useful teaching resources for faculty and instructors at Embry-Riddle.  This knowledgebase has pages on teaching practices, technologies, active learning, tips for new faculty, and dozens of topics so far, with more in development. We would love to hear your ideas or suggestions for improving the site.  Is there a topic [...]

By |August 7th, 2016|Categories: CTLE News|Comments Off on Creating a CTLE Knowledgebase

Upcoming STEM Education Sessions

Several CTLE hosted sessions in October are related to STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) education: getting STEM education grants, STEM teaching basics, entrepreneurship, adaptive learning, problem-based learning, and peer instruction.  Many of the topics apply to courses outside STEM, as well. More information is below.  You can sign up for any of these sessions [...]

By |September 17th, 2015|Categories: CTLE News|Comments Off on Upcoming STEM Education Sessions

Gateway Course Redesign with Peer Instruction

Gateway courses are foundational, high-enrollment courses that typically have higher rates of D, F, and W (withdrawal) grades, such as calculus, physics, and required engineering courses like statics, solids, and dynamics.  Here at Embry-Riddle, some refer to them as “killer” courses or “the gauntlet.”  There are several evidence-based teaching strategies that can be used [...]

Best Practices with Student Evaluations of Teaching

Toward the end of each semester, students fill out a survey evaluating your teaching and your course.  There are sometimes difficulties, controversies, and myths and misconceptions revolving around this practice, but there are also a lot of good tips and suggestions for more effectively conducting and interpreting these surveys. […]

By |November 21st, 2014|Categories: CTLE News|Comments Off on Best Practices with Student Evaluations of Teaching

Incorporating Games & Simulations into any Discipline

Incorporating games or simulations into your course can help increase student engagement and learning, creativity, and fun. Below are several examples of games, simulations, and modeling tools in various disciplines, as well summaries of research and pedagogical tips on the use of games and simulations in education. […]

By |November 12th, 2014|Categories: CTLE News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Incorporating Games & Simulations into any Discipline