"The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited."

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Applications for 2015-16 Communities of Practice Available!

At this time we are calling for applications for two Communities of Practice: Designing Instructional Strategies for Flipping the Classroom and Integrating Information and Digital Literacy across the Curriculum

Please follow these links to the application forms:

Designing Instructional Strategies for Flipping the Classroom

Integrating Information and Digital Literacy across the Curriculum


Questions?  Please do not hesitate to email cetl@stcloudstate.edu.

T&L Fair Registration Form


Fall Convocation is right around the corner!

August 19-21, 2015

To register for the SCSU Teaching and Learning Fair, please click on:

T&L Fair Registration Form

(Please note that participants in CETL’s Faculty Learning Communities and Communities of Practice, recipients of Provost’s Action Grants 2014, and CETL Teaching and Learning Grants are required to register for the Teaching and Learning Fair.)

To propose and facilitate workshops and other sessions please click to fill out a proposal form on the strand of your choice below:

Innovations in Teaching and Learning

Teaching Showcase

Informational Session


Tentative Schedule for Fall Convocation 2015

*Please note these sessions are subject to change

Monday & Tuesday, August 17-18

8:30-4:30        CETL and HR New Probationary Faculty* Orientation

Wednesday, August 19

9:00-10:15       President’s Address

10:15-11:45     Ice Cream Social & Welcome Reception for new Provost*

11:45-12:00     Break

12:00-2:00      Fifth Annual SCSU Teaching & Learning Fair

2:15-2:30        Break

2:30-4:15        Keynote

4:30-7:30        FLC/CoP Orientation

Thursday, August 20

9:00-1:45        College/School and Department Meetings

1:45-2:00        Break

2:00-3:15        Concurrent Sessions A

3:15-3:30        Break

3:30-4:45        Concurrent Sessions B

3:30-5:00        IFO/FA Orientation, IFO Rights & Responsibilities, Retirement Options*

Friday, August 21

8:30-4:30         New FTNP and Probationary  Faculty Orientation

9:00-10:15       Concurrent Sessions C

10:30-11:45     Concurrent Sessions D



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Course Redesign Academy for the Digital Age

"I enjoyed learning about the different apps and websites that can be integrated into D2L"


Facilitator: Dr. Michael Truong

Thursday-Friday, February 5-6, 2015

Participants have:

  • Learned seven principles of undergraduate education,
  • Examined several technology tools (including various features of D2L) at “low tech” and a “high tech” levels, and
  • Worked individually and in groups with Dr. Truong and the SCSU D2L Team to apply one or more of the above principles and tools to the design of one course each.
  • Successfully advanced their use of instructional technology to the next level.

Co-sponsors: CETL and the Center for Continuing Studies.






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