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CETL Lessons from the Center for Excellence in Teaching in Learning

Lesson Study Workshop with Bill Cerbin
Wednesday, October 12 — 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Reeve 221
Lesson Study is a teaching improvement process in which small groups of instructors plan, teach, observe, analyze and refine individual class lessons. By focusing on the actual process of teaching and learning, instructors can examine how their teaching affects student learning and use that information to improve their practice. See the schedule and register for the Lesson Study Workshop.

Wisconsin Teaching Fellows/Scholars Program Call for Proposals
Proposals Due to the Office of Grants and Faculty Development on Monday, October 24, 2011
The UW System Office of Academic, Faculty and Global Programs and the Office of Professional and Instructional Development are pleased to announce the Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars Program for 2012-13. Outstanding faculty and instructional staff with an interest in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning are invited to apply. For details and more information, go to: uwosh.edu/grants/news/2012-13-wisconsin-teaching-fellows-and-scholars-program.

Provost's Summit...Register Early
Monday, October 24, 2011:
Opening Reception with Ken O'Donnell — 4 to 7 p.m., Reeve 227
At-a-glance posters featuring models of collaboration will be available for browsing during the first hour of the reception, as food is served. The formal program will begin at 5 p.m. including keynote speaker Ken O'Donnell from the California State University system, who will address the Summit theme, Collaborating...for a Change.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011:
Luncheon with Robert Zemsky — 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Reeve 306
Robert Zemsky will present a preliminary research report, Findings to fuel collaboration: An investigation of student course choices at UW Oshkosh. A buffet lunch will be served with the speaker beginning his remarks at noon.

General Education Reform — 3 to 4:30 p.m., Reeve 227A
In this session, the General Education Reform Leadership Team will present the draft General Education proposal currently being constructed collaboratively by the UW Oshkosh academic community. Every department and program is urged to have a representative register to attend this session, as feedback will be collected. The collaborative Portland State General Education Reform and Implementation Team will join the conversation via Skype. Portland State has served as one of the models informing the summer and fall working teams.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011:
SOTL Scholars' Showcase with Luncheon — 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Reeve 306
Six scholars have completed Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) investigations in UW Oshkosh classrooms during the past academic year. After a luncheon and brief presentations, poster browsing and conversation will follow.

Passport to Technology — 1 to 3 p.m., Reeve 227
Choose two of three demos of online tools to support collaborative learning—Kaltura, Collaborate and ePortolio.

General Education Reform: Collaborative Conversation — 3 to 4:30 p.m.,
Reeve 202

As we work together on the complex, intertwined issues affecting General Education at UW Oshkosh, multiple constituents need to connect. This panel discussion will include traditional and transfer students, secondary school curriculum directors, technical and two-year college representatives, faculty, staff and administrators.

Thursday, October 27, 2011:
Challenges to Collaboration in Academia — 3 to 5 p.m., Reeve 221
This interactive, multi-disciplinary panel comprised of members of the UW Oshkosh academic community is designed to inspire vigorous dialogue and offer practical suggestions.

Friday, October 28, 2011:
Showcase of UW Oshkosh Collaborative Successes and Collecting Student Input on General Education Reform — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Reeve Concourse
UW Oshkosh scholars will be available for conversation about their collaborative successes. Student feedback about the proposed General Education Reform will also be collected.

Register now for the Provost's Teaching and Learning Summit.

Register for all CETL events at: uwosh.edu/cetl


Key Initiatives:

  • Liberal Education Learning Outcomes
  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Global Connections
  • Sustainability
  • Assessment
  • Undergraduate Student Research
  • Instructional Technology
  • First Year Experience


Questions or Comments?
Please send them to Lori Carrell, CETL Director, at carrell@uwosh.edu.

Watch for CETL Lessons each Thursday of the Fall 2011 Semester!
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