CATL and the Instructional Development Council are pleased to announce our 2017 Student Nominated Teaching Award (SNTA) Winners: Professors Levintova & Olson Hunt. Associate Professor Katia Levintova of Democracy and Justice Studies, Global Studies, and Political Science is the winner of the Experienced Teacher Award. Students praise Professor Levintova’s dedication to students and her clear passion for…

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“Gamification” generally refers to the translation of game elements, mechanics, and dynamics for use in other areas—and often with the end goal of increasing engagement. When used in education, gamification takes on a unique form and raises an additional set of questions, which we will explore through these readings and lively discussion. This discussion’s follow-up…

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This first series of readings asks instructors to consider how we move beyond seeing digital devices as distractions, and to question whether or not students who are supposedly “digital natives” know how to engage their devices to enhance learning. This informal discussion will be followed by a workshop designed to help instructors find ways to…

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2017’s institute focused on a range of issues in higher ed. The institute was made up of four sessions, each of which allowed guests to pick from three workshops. See the schedule here for more detailed session information. Contact CATL to follow-up or learn more about any of the topics covered.

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The online teaching fellows program revived this Winterim. As in the past there were two tracks: the Starter Online Teaching Fellows Program and the Advanced Online Teaching Fellows Program.The Starters program focused on ways to create a digital environment for learning where instructors can share with students the beauty of their disciplines. The sessions centered on writing…

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UW-Green Bay faculty and staff showcased their talents at the faculty development institute on January 19th. Workshops ranged from how to navigate the changing landscape of academic freedom to how to write grants to how to develop cultural competency in the classroom. While the workshops varied greatly in their subject matter, there were two elements…

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CATL invited the campus community to attend a roundtable session on December 9, 2016. The subject of conversation was “teaching controversial topics in the classroom.” Attendees discussed a small series of scenarios to initiate a wider campus conversation about conflicts that may arise as instructors and students work together to fulfill the UW System’s mission to “search…

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Teaching Fellows had an opportunity to go through both a starter and an advanced portion of the program. Those who completed the Advanced portion are indicated with an * below. Pooja Agarwal*, Andrew Austin, Stacie Christian*, Ioana Coman, Aurora Cortes, Christin DePouw*, Regan Gerung, Joan Groessl*, Michael Holstead, Rachel Russell, Peter Smith, Brian Sutton*, Laura…

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