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CETL - Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning


Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

CETL - Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

CETL Spotlight

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning introduces a new video series -
"The Work That Our Faculty Do
A video series that chronicles what UW-Superior faculty do for students, the university and the community.

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What CETL does:

Faculty and instructional professional development -
this is the cornerstone of quality, innovative education and, therefore, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

We work with faculty and staff to provide services, resources and support to foster meaningful student learning and quality teaching within a liberal arts tradition. 

You, as an educator, will have numerous opportunities to grow your knowledge, hone your techniques, and continually improve your teaching to serve our students, through:

Campus Teaching and Learning events (workshops, seminars, conversations),

Faculty and Staff Enhancement Days,

Grants and professional support of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) research projects,

Support of Learning and Instructional Technologies, including Digital Storytelling,

New Faculty Orientation and Adjunct Orientation sessions, 

Professional webinars (audio-video seminars), film or book review sessions

Grants supporting travel for conference presentations and attendance at teaching and learning sessions, 

Wisconsin Teaching Fellows & Scholars Program,

Library of teaching and learning related books, CDs, DVDs, among others.


CETL Mission Statement:

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) provides all educators with services, resources and support to foster meaningful student learning and quality teaching within a liberal arts tradition.

CETL's Key Themes:

  1. To foster dialogue on campus about teaching and learning issues;
  2. To foster inter-disciplinary and "breaking down silos/building bridges";
  3. To enhance learning and instructional technology understanding and viability on the campus;
  4. To support educators developing self-reflective practice about teaching and learning;
  5. To provide opportunities for educators to learn about the institution, its mission and its teaching and learning practices;
  6. To support and grow a quality First Year Seminar (FYS) program.

Areas of Priority for CETL programs and projects:

  1. Coordination with UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development (OPID) and the UW System Learning Technology Development Council (LTDC);
  2. Support for the integration of technologies for teaching and learning into campus courses and programs;
  3. Providing conference and learning opportunities for educators on the campus.

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