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CETL Lessons from the Center for Excellence in Teaching in Learning

Present Your SOTL Work: Deadline Nov. 29

The UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development 2013 Spring Conference: The Value of Inquiry into Student Learning in the 21st Century, will be held April 18-19 in Madison.
Please submit your proposals here by Nov. 29.

Congratulations to the SOTL Senior Scholars!

The following faculty members have been selected as Senior SOTL Scholars. They will be developing and implementing a research project related to student learning in USP Quest I courses.

Robert Sipes, Kinesiology

Recent SOTL Publications and Presentations:

(2011). Why Classroom ‘Clickers’ Are Not Always Effective, Turning Technologies User Conference. San Diego, CA. 

(2011). The Implementation of Classroom Response Devices into an Athletic Training Course, Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association Winter Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

(2011). Technology Enhanced Exit-Exam Assessment, Athletic Training Educator’s Conference, Washington, D.C. 

Sipes, R.C., & McLoda T.A. (2010). The Importance of Critical Thinking Dispositions to Success in Athletic Training Education, National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia, Philadelphia, PA. 

Jennifer Wenner, Geology

Recent SOTL Publications and Presentations:

Wenner, J. M., Burn, H. E., & Baer, E. M. (2012). Improving Geoscience Students' Quantitative Skills with The Math You Need, When You Need It: In the Trenches, 2, 2, 1-5. 

Wenner, J. M., Burn, H., & Baer, E.M.D. (2011). The Math You Need, When You Need It: Online Modules that Remediate Mathematical Skills in Introductory Geoscience Courses, Journal of College Science Teaching, 41,16-24. 

Wenner, J.M., Baer, E.M., Macdonald, R.H., Patterson, S., & Savina, M. (2009).The Case for Infusing Quantitative Literacy into Introductory Geoscience Courses Numeracy, Manduca, C.A. Available at: http://services.bepress.com/numeracy/vol2/iss1/art4

Bill Wresch, College of Business

Recent SOTL Publications and Presentations:

(2008). First Year Business Students: Initial Business Concepts and Attitudes Teaching Forum - http://www.uwosh.edu/programs/teachingforum/public_html/

(2011). Assessing Professionalism – Metrics and Methods. Paper presented at the AACSB Assessment Conference, Atlanta, GA.

(2007). What do They Know at the Start? A survey of business concepts and attitudes of students taking their first college business class. Paper presented at the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Madison, WI.

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


Key Initiatives:

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


Questions or Comments?
Contact Eric Brunsell, CETL Coordinator, at cetl@uwosh.edu.

Watch for CETL Lessons each Thursday of the fall 2012 semester!
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