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Enhancement Days

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Enhancement Days

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning typically hosts an Enhancement Day during the Welcome Week at the beginning of the Fall Semester and Spring Semester. It is usually scheduled for one day and is dedicated to professional and faculty development for the entire campus. Fourteen of these events have been held between Fall 2007 and Spring 2015, with over 4,501 points of contact with UW-Superior faculty and staff.

Enhancement Days are often themed to focus on specific issues in higher education or on issues specific to UW-Superior. Sometimes they are open to an array of sessions developed by campus experts related to professional development and higher education. Details about past Enhancement Days can be reviewed in the CETL Connections Newsletters in CETL's News Archive.

Spring 2015 Enhancement Day

 Wednesday, January 14, 2015 

Track One Program Schedule:
Getting the Work Started: UW-Superior Academic Programs  Working Session on Critical Future Directions 

Track I are activities for academic programs related to their specific responsibilities and expectations relative to the strategic plan. Outlook invites have been sent to all academic program faculty and renewable teaching academic staff for Track I participation. Track 1 will be held in the YU Great Room from 8:45 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., including complimentary lunch. 

Track Two Program Schedule:
Relevant Development to Support your Key Work at UW-Superior 

Track II activities are open to all classified, academic staff, administrators, and supervisors. Track II offers a  variety of professional development options that involve either customized  trainings per request (such as Effective Performance Reviews, Using WISDM Effectively, and Classified Staff UPS conversation) or quality training  sessions from Lynda.com and Midwest EAP that can enhance staff skills, knowledge, and abilities. All Track II sessions will be held on 2nd Floor Swenson Hall. Hot coffee, tea and snacks will be available for participants from 8:15 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. 

Track Two Printable Program for Download



Link here to Faculty & Staff Enhancement Day Schedule for August 27, 2014 (full details in color with photos).

Link here for 2-page, back to back, black & white abbreviated schedule for downloading the Fall 2014 Enhancement Day Schedule. 

Link here for text only schedule of the Faculty & Staff Enhancement Day activities.


January 15, 2014 Opening and Welcome

Redux of November 20, 2013
Campus Celebration of Scholarship



SAVE THE  DATE - August 28, 2013 for the
Fall 2013 Enhancement Day Schedule of Activities

Click on the title above for a 6-page detailed printable schedule,
 including Breakout Session descriptions and presenters.



Spring 2013 Enhancement Day
- Preparing for the HLC Visit

Click on the highlighted links below to view the full program and videos of the featured presentations.


8:45 - 9:30 a.m.    Assessment Fair

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Opening Midway Event - Preparing for the HLC Visit
                              featuring Dr. Jeff Rosen, Vice President for Accreditation Relations,
                              Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association
                              with Panel Discussions 
                              by UW-Superior Continuous Improvement Planning Team (CIPT)

11:45 - 1:00 p.m.   General Education Grandstand Event:  
                              Effective Teaching and Learning
                              featuring Dr. Joel Sipress, Professor of History
                              in the Department of Social Inquiry

1:15 - 4:00 p.m.     Mock HLC Visit Exercises.    



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