"Learning without reflection is a waste. Reflection without learning is a danger."

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

SCSU's 3rd Annual Technology for Teaching and Learning (T4TL) Summer Institute

When: Thursday, May 14 ­ & Friday, May 15, 2015, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Where: SCSU Miller Center, Atwood Memorial Center and Centennial Hall

This year's session themes include community building through technology, course design and QM rubrics training, student use of technology, implications of “Bring Your Own (Appropriate) Device,”along with numerous hands-on technology sessions including an open-lab for 1-on-1 academic technology support.

Keynotes include:

-A Student panel featuring students from Sauk Rapids Middle School and students from SCSU.

-Faculty panel on new program development and innovation through technology.

The Applying the Quality Matters Rubric workshop and follow up Working Lab sessions are an integral strand of the Summer Institute.


Registration is now closed. We no longer have available spots for the QM training.


If you wish to register for the Institute, and will not attend the QM training, please email cetl@stcloudstate.edu and we will register you.

If you wish to register for the Institute and be placed on a waiting list for the QM training, please email cetl@stcloudstate.edu and we will register you.



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Fall Convocation is right around the corner!

August 17-21, 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:

1. Innovations in Teaching and Learning

2. Teaching Showcase

3. Informational Session

Tentative Schedule for Fall Convocation 2015

*Please note this is subject to change

Monday & Tuesday, August 18-19

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

Wednesday, August 20

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      SCSU Teaching & Learning Fair

2:15-2:30        Break

2:30-4:15        Keynote

4:30-7:30        FLC Orientation

Thursday, August 21

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 22

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

9:00-10:15       Concurrent Sessions C

10:30-11:45     Concurrent Sessions D


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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