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CETL Lessons from the Center for Excellence in Teaching in Learning

For a full listing of professional development opportunities for teaching and learning, check the Fall 2013 CETL Menu here.

Save the Date:
Provost's Teaching and Learning Summit 2013
Global Perspectives

Registration for the Summit will be available after Opening Day of the fall 2013 semester.

Monday, Oct. 21, Opening Reception
4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Reeve Union Ballroom

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Global Learning Poster Browsing and Reception
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Provost’s Welcome, Awards, and Keynote Address by Kevin Hoveland, Senior Director of Global Learning and Curricular Change at the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Please encourage students to attend.

Tuesday, Oct. 22, Multidisciplinary Perspectives of Global Learning (Luncheon)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Reeve 306

In this multidisciplinary panel discussion, members of the teaching community will address core questions of global citizenship, privilege, and their centrality to 21st century learning in higher education.

Tuesday, Oct. 22, Connecting Local and Global in the Three Signature Questions
3:00 - 4:30 p.m., Reeve Union Ballroom

How do Sustainability, Civic Learning, and Intercultural Knowledge and Competence reveal connections between the local and the global? USP Signature Question coordinators, instructors, and students model answers to these questions as they invite participants to think about the potential of the USP to enhance global learning.

Wednesday, Oct. 23, Fostering Global Perspectives from Home: Stories of the Faraway Right Here (Luncheon)
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Reeve 306

Instructors and students tell inspiring stories that reveal it is possible to stay home and engage in global perspective-taking through virtual travel, online communities, content infusion, and partnerships with international students.

Wednesday, Oct. 23, Fostering Global Perspectives from Home: How-To Peer Coaching Conversations
2:00 - 5:00 p.m., Reeve Union Ballroom

This centerpiece event of the Summit provides opportunities for one-on-one conversations to explore how to create global learning in a specific course—without leaving Oshkosh.

Thursday, Oct. 24, Optimizing Global Learning as Students Study Abroad (Luncheon)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Sage Hall 2239

Beyond “holding class in a different country,” how do those who lead study abroad courses facilitate students’ acquisition of global competencies? Study abroad leaders and students facilitate a rich conversation.

Thursday, Oct. 24, Global Perspectives, Non-Western Culture, & Ethnic Studies: Report and Discussion
3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Sage Hall 2239

How does a “global perspective” intersect with or differ from the multicultural learning that occurs by exploring racial and ethnic identities and non-western cultures? In this session, summer dialogue teams report on their investigation of this question as a catalyst for campus-wide dialogue about “Ethnic Studies” and “Non-Western Culture” course expectations.

Friday, Oct. 25, Global Perspectives: Student Learning in Action
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Reeve Concourse

Students who have embraced their global citizenship will challenge their peers to engage in the types of learning that will teach them to address global questions knowledgably and to engage the world’s most pressing problems. Encourage students to learn about this exciting opportunity.

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 spring 2013 semester!
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