Promoting Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Promoting Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Highlights on Teaching and Learning Fall 2015


In December, we asked the campus for highlights of the semester.
Responses included:

“I am excited and happy that my former students keep in touch with me...

It’s amazing to see what they are doing, how they give back to the community, and how they are making progress educationally speaking.”

“Driving with a group of students who wanted to deliver their Academic Service-Learning project in person to a community partner’s office.

Lucky to have such awesome, committed students here at UWS.”  

Watching first-year students gain confidence as writers and proudly share their final online portfolios.

Learning what battles I can and cannot fight at the current moment.

Promoting Excellence in Teaching and Learning

The highlight of my semester was working on a committee with a fun, intuitive, conscious, and cooperative group of UWS colleagues.

Collaboration, teamwork, diversity, technology enhanced learning opportunities, new technology and learning tools.

Learning about practices that I will actually be using in my future career.

Diversity Dialogue - Student Success Stories was a very insightful event.

When I read the first drafts of amazing research papers - and saw all the hard work of students!

 

Orientation Series for Faculty
and Long-term Instructional Academic Staff


Since the fall semester of 2007, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning has provided an orientation and training series for new faculty and long-term instructional staff. 

The series includes campus presenters who participate and share ideas and expertise with new faculty members.  Topics covered may include:

  • introduction to the campus and faculty support services,
  • student demographics,
  • liberal education initiatives and the liberal arts mission,
  • quality teaching and learning,
  • assessment,
  • and other issues related to new faculty and long-term instructional staff.

The Promoting Excellence in Teaching and Learning orientation series for new faculty is undergoing continuous quality improvement, with a focus on providing structured support to new faculty and long-term instructional academic staff and to facilitate a smooth transition into the UW-Superior campus community. For additional information please contact the CETL offices.

Adjunct Instructor Orientation


CETL encourages Adjunct Instructors to attend all the "Promoting Excellence in Teaching and Learning" open sessions this Fall Semester.

To support success for all adjuncts / academic instructional staff (new and returning), the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers special sessions specific to your contributing role within the campus community, watch for information on these sessions. CETL also invites all adjuncts / academic instructional staff to participate in the many "Promoting Excellence in Teaching and Learning" open sessions offered throughout the year.

Event details and schedules are communicated through the CETL Weekly Updates, announcements posted to the STAFF-DIGEST News and Events, and our “Open Campus Activities” schedule listed below.

The A-Z Information Guide for Adjuncts

If you don’t have a copy of this quick and handy information guide, we encourage you to click on the link below and get a copy of the most recent revision of the A-Z guide. The information guide offers a set of quick references and links to online resources and information covering many of the common issues and questions that can arise during the semester. Feel free to download a copy to your computer as a handy reference.

"A-Z" ideas and information in working with students and navigating the UW-Superior system.

Open campus activities for Promoting Excellence in Teaching and Learning

CETL is in the process of planning open campus activities. CETL believes that students and staff are the heart of the UW-Superior campus. Professional and personal development provides the context, and all staff are teachers AND learners in the process. Campus activities are open to all members of the campus and will incorporate our collaborative work in supporting students towards retention and graduation.

Spring 2016 Promoting Excellence in Teaching and Learning activities calendar