Center for Teaching and Learning

VoiceThread Workshops

VoiceThread Workshops

A new update to the VoiceThread building block has given the tool added features in MyGateway. Come learn about them in the CTL!

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Mark Your Calendars!

Mark Your Calendars!

The 2014 Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference is scheduled for November 13-14. The conference features innovative uses of technology in learning applications. Visit the link below for more information.

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Call for Proposals Open!

Call for Proposals Open!

The Graduate Student Conference is now accepting session proposals. Visit the link below to find out more.

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Download a CTL Syllabus Template

Download a CTL Syllabus Template

Save time by using one of the CTL syllabus templates, loaded with UMSL policies and recommendations. It's yours to edit to your heart's content!

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The Center for Teaching and Learning sponsors professional development programs for faculty, graduate students and academic leaders. The CTL creates opportunities for all who work with students to learn and to support one another's efforts.


August


Tuesday, August 5
1:00-2:30 PM

Lucas Hall 589 (LH589)
VoiceThread Workshop
VoiceThread has updated their Blackboard building block, adding the ability to create graded VoiceThread assignments. Come learn more about the new features and how they can improve the assessments in your course.
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Thursday, August 14
9 AM New chairs meeting
10 AM Forum (includes lunch)
3 PM Tentative: reception to begin the academic year 
Millennium Student Center - Century Room C (MSC-C)
Campus and Academic Leaders Forum
Designed for chairs, directors, deans, and associate/assistant deans. Deans attend with their 'cabinet teams'. Please encourage your College colleagues to save the date. 
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Saturday, August 16
8:30 AM-Noon
Express Scripts Hall 104 (ESH104)
Part-time Faculty Orientation
Designed to introduce part-time faculty (including graduate student instructors) to the campus and its supports. Sessions convene in a Learning Studio.
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Monday and Tuesday, August 18 & 19
Millennium Student Center, Room C (MSC-C)
New Faculty Orientation
Please inform us of new hires so that each receives a personal invitation from the Provost. Invitations are sent to all new full-time faculty members, tenure-track and non-tenure track. This two-day program acquaints new colleagues with UMSL policies and procedures, resources for technology, teaching, and research, and support services for faculty, staff, and students. Reminder: The CTL counts on Deans’ offices to convey the names and contact information (home, professional, and email addresses) of new full-time NTT faculty members. Please send to Mary Lou Bono at bonom@umsl.edu 
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Wednesday and Thursday, August 20 & 21
Social Sciences Building (SSB)
Graduate Student Conference
A campus-wide conference and orientation program for new and continuing graduate students, TAs, and RAs. Conference is co-sponsored by the Graduate School, Division of Student Affairs, and the Center for Teaching and Learning. This year, we’re accepting proposals for presentations from faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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Friday, August 22
1:00-4:30 PM
Express Scripts Hall 104 (ESH104)
Part-time Faculty Orientation
Designed to introduce part-time faculty (including graduate student instructors) to the campus and its supports. Sessions convene in a Learning Studio.
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September


Friday, September 5
9:30 AM-Noon
Lucas Hall 589 (LH589)
Peer Academic Leaders Seminar (PALS)
PALS is designed for undergraduates who work with their peers in instructional capacities (peer tutors, peer advisors, student assistants, lab assistants, supplemental instruction leaders, FYE leaders). 
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October


Friday, October 3
9:30 AM-Noon

Lucas Hall 589 (LH589)
Peer Academic Leaders Seminar (PALS)
PALS is designed for undergraduates who work with their peers in instructional capacities (peer tutors, peer advisors, student assistants, lab assistants, supplemental instruction leaders, FYE leaders). 
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