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Community Engagement Grant

Community Engagement is a rich and growing field in academe for scholarship, student learning and institutional development. Community Engagement assignments provide  students with an opportunity to:  develop critical thinking skills, gain contextual understanding of complex issues, engage in thoughtful decision making and manage the ambiguity and volatility inherent in real-world scenarios. Community Engagement is also well [...]

By |October 27th, 2015|Categories: CTLE News|Comments Off on Community Engagement Grant

L2L: Helping Our Students Learn 2 Learn

Helping students learn can be frustrating.  They sometimes seem to lack direction and fail to take ownership for their own learning. There is good news though.  There is a wealth of research on self-directed processes students can use to facilitate their learning.  The research includes studies of self-regulated learning, metacognition, reflective practice, self-efficacy, and more. [...]

By |October 21st, 2015|Categories: CTLE News|Comments Off on L2L: Helping Our Students Learn 2 Learn

Teaching Partners

Interestingly, while higher education is a collegial environment, much of our teaching is done in isolation.  The CTLE Teaching Partners Program offers an opportunity for you to partner with a colleague to observe and record each other's classes and receive constructive feedback.  It also, provides for consultation with your CTLE Associate Director. Additionally, it encourages [...]

By |September 9th, 2015|Categories: CTLE News|Comments Off on Teaching Partners

Upcoming CTLE Events……..

CTLE Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Academy Grant Opportunity: This grant provides an opportunity for you to join a cohort of faculty who are focused on conducting a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning research study.  Watch your email the week of August 24 for the call for proposals.  If you’re considering doing a SoTL study, [...]

By |August 20th, 2015|Categories: CTLE News|Comments Off on Upcoming CTLE Events……..

How Are You Going to Get Those 10 Minutes Back?

If you're teaching a MWF class this fall, you may be wondering how you're going to deal with the loss of 10 minutes per class session.  CTLE will be conducting a series of three workshops to suggest some ideas that may help.  Each workshop will be offered twice at the following times: Getting Students to [...]

By |August 11th, 2015|Categories: CTLE News|Comments Off on How Are You Going to Get Those 10 Minutes Back?

CTLE Ice Cream Social on September 3rd

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, and you deserve a break.  What better than an ice cream social? You’re cordially invited to stop by the CTLE Faculty Resource Center on Wednesday, September 3, between 3:30 and 5:00 to say hello and enjoy some ice cream (RSVP if you like).  We’d like to hear [...]

By |August 28th, 2014|Categories: CTLE News|Tags: , |Comments Off on CTLE Ice Cream Social on September 3rd