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Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL)
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Happy Twos-day! This is your weekly curation of ideas, events, and resources to support your teaching and learning efforts.
  • Quick Reads: Tips for PPT Slides, Grading Workload, Time Management
  • SoTL Fellows: Apply by March 7
  • Library Lunch and Learns: March 1, 24, 27
  • Open Education Resources (OER) Workshops: March 16 & 17
  • Upcoming virtual teaching conferences
  • Celebration of Teaching & Learning Symposium Materials
  • Resources for Teaching
  • Calendar of events

Quick Reads

Browse past CETL weekly updates, including:

SoTL Fellows Program

Apply by March 7 

Do you have questions about your teaching and student learning and/or student success that you would like to systematically investigate? 
The 
SoTL Fellows Program provides the opportunity to develop a research project focused on teaching and student learning and outcomes, receive support through a faculty learning community, and establish collegial connections across disciplines. 
SoTL Fellows will receive a $1,000 stipend after the successful completion of the multi-semester program (March 2022-May 2023).

Rice Library Lunch & Learn Workshops

Tuesday, March 1 at noon: Open Access Publishing
Explore Open Access Publishing and learn about terms such as APC (Article Process Charge) and predatory journals and how the Rice library can help you navigate open access publishing with Scholarly Communication Librarian Peter Whiting. Zoom link to join the session.

Tuesday, March 22 at noon: Resources in Scholarly Communication
Explore together the resources in Scholarly Communication at Rice library including SOAR, Open Access Funding and copyright with Scholarly Communication Librarian, Peter Whiting. Zoom link to join the session.

Thursday, March 24 at noon: Primary sources in the USI Archives
Primary sources, UASC research guide and University Archives with Rice library University Archivist Jennifer Greene. Zoom link to join this session.

Miss a workshop session? No worries because you can contact Jennifer Greene or Peter Whiting for more information.

Open Educational Resource (OER) Workshops

Wednesday, March 16, 2-3:30 pm, Zoom
Thursday, March 17, 10-11:30 am, Zoom

The David L. Rice Library, Online Learning, and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning are collaborating to offer two virtual Open Educational Resource (OER) Workshops. These workshops are open to faculty and staff serving in a teaching capacity at USI and will cover the following topics:

  • OER and student outcomes
  • Open licensing: what it is and how it affects academic freedom
  • Finding and evaluating OER
  • Integrating OER into courses or programs
  • How the USI OER Team can support your long-term efforts 

If these topics sound interesting, please register to attend a workshop!
Note that this registration form also includes an opportunity to apply for a $250 stipend to review an existing OER textbook.

Celebration of Teaching & Learning Symposium Material

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 6th annual Celebration of Teaching & Learning Symposium on February 10. You are invited to view the materials from the sessions:

Upcoming Virtual Teaching Conferences

IUPUI's E.C. Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching 
Friday, March 4 from 9 am - 2:30 pm, virtual

The Symposium brings together stakeholders in the higher education community across Indiana to examine teaching excellence and innovative pedagogies that encourage student learning. The keynote speaker is Dr. Mays Imad from Pima Community College, who will be speaking about trauma-informed pedagogy and pedagogy of care.

Teaching Resources 

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