C-TELCenter for Teaching Excellence and Learning

Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning (C-TEL)

Contact Us
Email: ctel@washburn.edu, location: Morgan Hall 204, phone: 785.670.2835 (CTEL), hours: 9-3 Mon-Fri

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning (C-TEL) at Washburn University.  Our goal is to promote excellence and innovation in teaching and enhance student learning.

C-TEL Events Coming Up

Internal Grants Workshop
Monday, August 24, 2:00-3:30 pm
Memorial Union Kansas Room
Register Here

New Faculty Mentor Program Meet & Greet
Thursday, August 27, 2:00-3:00 pm
Memorial Union Washburn B
Register Here

Celebration of Teaching - Let's Get This Party Started: C-TEL Kickoff
Friday, August 28, 3:15-5:00 pm
Memorial Union Kansas Room
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Workshops
Webinars
Teaching Circles
Teaching Matters
Networking
Celebration of Teaching

2015-2016 Themes and Events

August

Timely Teaching Tech Workshop (August 3)

New Faculty Orientation (August 6)

New Faculty Orientation (August 7)

How Can I Help Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills? Webinar (August 19)

Community Engagement Lunch: What are HICEPs? (August 20)

Teaching Technologies Workshop: Office Mix (August 20)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (August 21)

Internal Grants Workshop (August 24)

Let's Get This Party Started: C-TEL Kickoff (August 28)

September: Learner Centered

Navigating New York Times Content to Aid in Student Learning Outcomes Workshop (September 1)

How Can I Get Students to Take Responsibility for Their Own Learning? Webinar (September 2)

Tenure & Promotion Workshop (September 3)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (September 4)

Workshop @Tech: New Instructor Meeting - Competencies (September 10)

Active Learning Spaces Workshop:  New Directions for Teaching and Learning (September 10)

Speaker: Inspiring Exceptional Teaching and Learning (September 11)

Teaching Circle 1 - Engaging Ideas (September 14)

Teaching Circle @Tech: Putting Your Data to Work: Improving Instruction in CTE (September 15)

How Can I Enhance Students' Self-Regulated Learning Skills? Webinar (September 16)

Community Engagement Lunch: Getting started (September 17)

Workshop @Tech: Smart Clickers (September 17)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (September 18)

Teaching Circle 1 - Engaging Ideas (September 21)

Teaching Circle @Tech: Putting Your Data to Work: Improving Instruction in CTE (September 22)

Teaching Technologies Workshop: Collaborating with OneDrive (September 24)

Teaching Circle 1 - Engaging Ideas (September 28)

Teaching Circle @Tech: Putting Your Data to Work: Improving Instruction in CTE (September 29)

October: Assessment

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (October 2)

How I Use Low-stakes Quizzing to Enhance Learning? Webinar (October 7)

Problem Based Learning Workshop: Assessing Students Ability to Apply Knowledge (October 8)

External Grants Workshop (October 9)

Writing Learning Outcomes Workshop (October 12)

Teaching Circle 2 - Assessing and Improving Your Teaching (October 13)

Searching for Grants Workshop (October 14)

Community Engagement Lunch: How can I integrate or extend academic knowledge into community engagement? (October 15)

Workshop @Tech: New Instructor Meeting - Lesson Plans (October 15)

Searching for Grants Workshop (October 15)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (October 16)

Creating Assessments to Measure Student Learning Workshop (October 19)

Teaching Circle 2 - Assessing and Improving Your Teaching (October 20)

How Can I Use Informal Writing as Part of a Low-stakes Grading Strategy? Webinar (October 21)

Selecting the Right Grant Workshop (October 21)

Selecting the Right Grant Workshop (October 22)

Workshop @Tech: Desire2Learn (October 22)

Designing Teaching Strategies to Facilitate Student Learning Workshop (October 26)

Teaching Circle 2 - Assessing and Improving Your Teaching (October 27)

Teaching Technologies Workshop: Rubrics in D2L (October 29)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (October 30)

November: HICEPs

Writing the Grant Workshop (Private Funding) Workshop (November 4)

How Do I Get Started With Service Learning? Webinar (November 4)

Writing the Grant Workshop (Private Funding) Workshop (November 5)

FERPA Workshop (November 6)

Teaching Circle 3 - Going Public: Civic and Community Engagement (November 9)

Writing the Grant Workshop (Public Funding) Workshop (November 10)

Writing the Grant Workshop (Public Funding) Workshop (November 11)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (November 13)

Teaching Circle 3 - Going Public: Civic and Community Engagement (November 16)

How Can I Promote Deep Learning through Critical Reflection? Webinar (November 18)

Community Engagement Lunch: Finding and Selecting a Community Partner (November 19)

Workshop @Tech: New Instructor Meeting - Evaluating Yourself and Your Students (November 19)

Celebration of Teaching (November 19)

Teaching Technologies Workshop: Blogs for Reflective Journaling (November 20)

Teaching Circle 3 - Going Public: Civic and Community Engagement (November 23)

December

Workshop @Tech: New Instructor Meeting - Classroom Management (December 3)

Winter Social (December 4)

January

How Can I Effectively Teach Underprepared Students? Webinar (January 20)

Community Engagement Lunch: Working with a Community Partner (January 21)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (January 22)

February: Teaching Tech/Online

What Do Students Want in Online Courses? Webinar (February 3)

Internal Grants Workshop (February 5)

Social Media Monday Workshop (February 8)

Teaching Circle 4 - Continuing to Engage the Online Learner (February 9)

Lunch with Vice President Pembrook for New Faculty (February 10)

Gamification Workshop: Enhancing Student Motivation in F2F, Blended, and Online Classes (February 11)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (February 12)

Social Media Monday Workshop (February 15)

Teaching Circle 4 - Continuing to Engage the Online Learner (February 16)

What Is Blended Learning? Webinar (February 17)

Community Engagement Lunch: Helping students reflect on their community-based learning (February 18)

Social Media Monday Workshop (February 22)

Teaching Circle 4 - Continuing to Engage the Online Learner (February 23)

Lunch with Vice President Pembrook for New Faculty (February 25)

Workshop @Tech: Gamification (February 25)

Teaching Technologies Workshop: Interactive Video (February 25)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (February 26)

March: Diversity

How Can Backward Design Make My Courses More Accessible? Webinar (March 2)

Cultural Diversity Workshop (March 4)

Lunch with Vice President Pembrook for New Faculty (March 7)

Teaching Circle @Tech: Best Practices and Strategies for Career and Technical Education and Training: A Reference Guide for New Instructors (March 7)

Culture Matters Workshop: Working with International Students (March 7)

Teaching Circle 5 - Teaching to Transgress (March 7)

Universal Design Workshop (March 10)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (March 11)

Culture Matters Workshop: Working with Saudi Arabian Students (March 21)

Teaching Circle 5 - Teaching to Transgress (March 21)

Teaching Circle @Tech: Best Practices and Strategies for Career and Technical Education and Training: A Reference Guide for New Instructors (March 21)

Lunch with Vice President Pembrook for New Faculty (March 22)

What Learning Activities Help Student Veterans Succeed? Webinar (March 23)

Teaching Technologies Workshop: Zoom Video Conferencing (March 24)

Community Engagement Lunch: Assessing HICEPs (March 24)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (March 25)

Culture Matters Workshop:  Working with Chinese and Japanese Students (March 28)

Teaching Circle 5 - Teaching to Transgress (March 28)

Teaching Circle @Tech: Best Practices and Strategies for Career and Technical Education and Training: A Reference Guide for New Instructors (March 28)

April: Pedagogy & Practice

Teaching Circle 6 -Team Based Learning for Health Professional Education (April 5)

Lunch with Vice President Pembrook for New Faculty (April 6)

Where Can I Find Flippable Moments in My Class? Webinar (April 6)

Tenure & Promotion Workshop: Prepare Your Petition (April 7)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (April 8)

Teaching Circle 6 -Team Based Learning for Health Professional Education (April 12)

Flip Your Class Workshop (April 14)

Teaching Circle 6 -Team Based Learning for Health Professional Education (April 19)

How Can I Create Effective Mini-Lectures? Webinar (April 20)

Community Engagement Lunch: Brainstorming and problem-solving community-engaged learning (April 21)

Workshop @Tech: Using Technology in the Classroom (April 21)

Teaching Matters: Designing Active Learning (April 22)

Lunch with Vice President Pembrook for New Faculty (April 26)

Teaching Technologies Workshop: Office Mix (April 28)

Celebration of Teaching (April 28)