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CETL Lessons from the Center for Excellence in Teaching in Learning

Register for Spring Professional Development Opportunities

Workshop: Classroom Assessment Techniques for Early Alert
February 22, 2012 from 12:40 to 1:40 p.m. in the Pollock Alumni House
This interactive workshop will include descriptions and demonstrations of brief classroom assessment techniques. These easy-to-implement activities provide valuable information about student learning to assist instructors with the identification of at-risk students, provision of Early Alert feedback, and other pedagogical decisions. Workshop Presenter: Carleen Vande Zande, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Curricular Affairs & Student Academic Achievement.

Register now for the Classroom Assessment Techniques for Early Alert workshop.

One-Session Wonders Series: Online/Blended Classroom
Register by February 17, 2012. All sessions take place in the Pollock Alumni House from 1:20 to 2:20 p.m.
Do you need practical, research-based ideas to invigorate your teaching? Try one of these one-hour or less One-Session Wonders in our Best Practice Teaching and Learning Series.

  • Online Teaching Theories—Thursday, February 23, 2012
  • Online Course Management: Models & Mistakes—Thursday, March 8, 2012.
  • Course Content and Materials in D2L—Thursday, March 29, 2012
  • Online Teaching & Learning: Bells & Whistles—Thursday, April 12, 2012
  • Techniques for Motivating Students Online—Thursday, May 3, 2012

Register now for One-Session Wonders.

Best Practice Certification, $200 Stipend
Application Deadline: February 24, 2011
Are you open to an intense pursuit of excellence in a specific course? Attend all five One-Session Wonders in the Spring 2012 Online/Blended Classroom series and document the enhancements to student learning that result. Limited enrollment; $200 stipend.

Apply for Best Practice Certification.

Other Upcoming Opportunities:

  • Fostering a Culture of Academic Rigor & Intensity Workshop, UW-Stout, February 10, 2012. Find out more.
  • Applications Due February 28, 2012, for ISSOTL Conference International Collaborative Writing Groups. Find out more.
  • Call for Proposals Due March 15, 2012, for The 9th Annual ISSOTL Conference. Find out more.
  • Great Lakes Conference on Teaching & Learning, Central Michigan University Campus, May 9-11, 2012. Find out more.
  • The Ecology of Teaching & Learning Conference, Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, May 31 to June 3, 2012. Find out more.
  • Mark Your Calendar: The 9th Annual International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL) Conference, Hamilton Convention Center & Hamilton Hotel, Ontario, Canada, October 24-27, 2012. Find out more.

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 Spring 2012 Semester!
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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