Prepare for the upcoming transition to Canvas with help from CATL

Not everything in D2L will work in Canvas. The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning will help prepare for the upcoming transition to Canvas through the following workshops and learning sessions. The “Prepping Your Course” series of workshops will help instructors ready their course for the transition to Canvas. The workshops will take place on: […]

CATL invites campus to discussion of the book ‘Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership’

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning invites campus community members to a discussion of the book “Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership” on Thursday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in MAC 201. Bekky Vrabel (Cofrin Library) and Alison Staudinger (Democracy and Justice Studies) will facilitate the discussion, intending to leave […]

Applications now being accepted for Teaching Enhancement Grants

The Instructional Development Council (IDC) is accepting applications for the Teaching Enhancement Grants, through the support of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, to provide funding for professional development activities or projects that can lead to the improvement of teaching skills or the development of innovative teaching strategies. Please note: spring grants […]

CATL announces two programs

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL) will host two programs this week: On Friday, Feb. 23 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. in MAC Hall 201, Lindsay Bernhagen, director of the Center for Inclusive Teaching at UW-Stevens Point, will facilitate a discussion of the emotional labor required of instructors and how this […]

Update: CATL Game Night for tonight has been moved to Feb. 26 due to weather

CATL’s first game night game will be Sheriff of Nottingham by Sérgio Halaban & André Zatz published by Arcane Wonders. Players are merchants attempting to turn a profit by bringing their goods (and contraband) to market! It’s an easy-to-learn game of bribery, persuasion and deceit. Previously scheduled for tonight (Feb. 19), it will be moved to Monday. […]

Join CATL for game nights

2/19 @ 7:00 PM| St. Brendan’s Inn | Game: Sheriff of Nottingham 3/22 @ 4:30 PM | Noble Roots | Game: Zombie Dice, Martian Dice, and other dice games 4/10 @ 5:50 PM | Kavarna Coffeehouse | Game: Codenames 4/25 @ 3:30 PM | Black Sheep Pub & Grill | Game: Ticket to Ride Email […]

Reminder: Learning Assessments in Large Lecture Classes Workshop, Friday, Feb. 16

Struggling to engage students in learning in your large lecture courses? Come listen to Carly Kibbe (Biology) and Katia Levintova (Political Science and Global Studies) discuss their strategies, and design ones of your own! The workshop will be held Fri., Feb, 16 from 1 to 2 p.m. in Instructional Service 1034. Enter this event on […]

‘Learning Assessments in Large Lecture Classes,’ Friday, Feb. 16

Ever wonder how other instructors integrate learning assessments beyond the ol’ multiple-choice in large lecture courses? Interested in aligning assessments with your learning objectives in a way that doesn’t require never-ending late night grading sessions? Come to this workshop to work with two of your colleagues on this conundrum, and walk away with implementable ideas […]

Last chance to register: Becoming a Student-Ready U

This year, the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning’s Instructional Development Institute coincides with UW-Green Bay’s “Becoming a Student-Ready University” initiative, January 18, 2018, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and Business and Finance. The morning will kick off with a special keynote by Christine Harrington, who will speak to the entire […]

A few books still available for spring book read on race, inclusivity

Join a spring book club for an opportunity to talk about the dynamics of race. The first book is “Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?: And other conversations about race.” This classic 1997 book has been revised and updated so its timely to read (or re-read). There will be two […]