Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

 

NFO

 

 

Please join us for 2016 New Faculty Orientation!

 

Hosted by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, New Faculty Orientation features important information, resources and support for new faculty joining the Saint Cloud State University. The two-day event offers presentations on Introduction to Academic Technologies Team, Opportunities for Engagement in Teaching and Learning, tips on effective ways to demonstrate effectiveness, survive the First Day of class, advice on tapping resources to support teaching and research, and key introductions to University contacts and sources. New Faculty Orientation workshops will continue throughout the year with discussions and events designed to ensure a successful start to a rewarding career.

For more information check our Schedule!

For 2016 University Fall Convocation, see our CETL page!

Please refer to our 2016 Fall Convocation Booklet for more information and session descriptions.

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NEW FACULTY RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS

CETL GUIDEBLOG

Click the image below to access the guideblog!

CETL Faculty e-Handbook

 

TIPS FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS:

First Day Tips

Article: The First Day of Class

HIGH IMPACT PRACTICES:

According to AACU, "The following teaching and learning practices have been widely tested and have been shown to be beneficial for college students from many backgrounds. These practices take many different forms, depending on learner characteristics and on institutional priorities and contexts." The practices which include collaborative assignments and projects, service learning and community engagement, are known as High Impact Practices. For more information, please go to AACU's website.

SAMPLE COURSE EVALUATIONS:

Teacher Education

SAMPLE COURSE SYLLABI:

Cindy Gruwell Library 180 Intro to Academic Research

RESOURCES ON LEARNING STYLES:

Learning Styles: Concepts and Evidence

Learning Styles, are they a myths or a reality: See Daniel Willingham's video summary

and article with Cedar Reiner in Change Magazine.

 

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NEW FACULTY WORKSHOPS 2015-16

 

Fall Semester 2015 New Faculty Workshops:

Date and Time
Topic
Presenter
Website & Links

Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2015

4:30-7:00pm

D2L Workshop

Roseann M. Wolak

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

4:30-7:00pm

Research and Grants
Carrie M. Barth

http://www.stcloudstate.edu/osp/

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

4:30-7:00pm

Student Matters
John M. Eggers

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

4:30-7:00pm

Advising Workshop
David L. Warne

 

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