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CETL Route 21st Resources for 21st Century Teaching and Learning

Interesting Articles

Access to these articles is also available at the USC Upstate Library.

“Our Ongoing Quest to Improve Student Learning: High Standards and Realistic Expectations”

- By Mary Ellen Weimer

“The solution is not to lower our standards, but to have more realistic expectations about meeting them.” February 11, 2015.

“Anecdotal Pedagogy: Show, Don’t Tell”

- By Justin Maxwell

“Instead of telling students the material matters, . . use personal anecdotes to tell them why it matters.” August 9, 2017.

Small-Changes in Teaching: The First 5 Minutes of Class

- By James M. Lang

The author offers “four quick suggestions for the first few minutes of class to focus the attention of students and prepare their brains for learning.” January 11, 2016.

“Facilitating Discussion: Five Factors that Boost Student Engagement”

- By Mary Ellen Weimer

The five factors include: Affirms Students’ Discussions; Organizes Discussions; Provokes Discussions; Questions Students; Corrects Students. July 27, 2017.

"A Learner-Centered Syllabus Helps Set the Tone for Learning"

- By Mary Ellen Weimer

The five factors include: Affirms Students’ Discussions; Organizes Discussions; Provokes Discussions; Questions Students; Corrects Students. July 27, 2017.

"Using Your Syllabus as a Learning Resource"

- By Joanne Marciano Crossman

“[We]fail to use the syllabus to its full potential if it does not guide students toward building skills and competencies essential in the course.” June 9, 2014.

“Promoting Learning and Achievement Through Self-Assessment”

- By Heidi Andrade & A. Valtcheva

“Self-assessment is a key element in formative assessment because it involves students in thinking about the quality of their own work, rather than relying on their teacher as the sole source of evaluative judgment.” Online pdf. January, 2009.

“Blended and Flipped: Exploring New Models for Effective Teaching and Learning”

- By Mary Bart

This Special Report features 12 articles curated from past issues of The Teaching Professor, Online Classroom, and Faculty Focus. There are six articles on blended learning and six on the flipped classroom, which provide “an inside look at how facultyare using these approaches to reshape the college classroom.” PDF. July, 2014.

“The Importance of Learning Students’ Names”

- By Maryellen Weimer

In a study more than 85% of the students said it was important to them that their instructors knew their names…It positively affects their attitudes about the course.” August 2, 2017.

“The Pen Is Mightier Than the Keyboard: Advantages of Longhand Over Laptop Note Taking”

- By Pam A. Mueller, Daniel M. Oppenheimer

“The present research suggests that even when laptops are used solely to take notes, they may still be impairing learning because their use results in shallower processing.” May 22, 2014.

“Pedagogies of Engagement: Classroom-Based Practices”

- By Karl A. Smith, Sheri D. Sheppard, David W. Johnson, Roger T. Johnson

“The real challenge in college teaching is not covering the material for the students; it’s uncovering the material with the students.” January, 2005.

“The impact of cooperative learning on student engagement: Results from an intervention”

- By Kim J. Herrmann.(See attached PDF)

“The Effects of Discipline on Deep Approaches to Student Learning and College Outcomes”

- By Thomas F. Nelson Laird, Rick Shoup, George D. Kuh, Michael J. Schwarz 

The following three articles offer suggestions for effective service-learning pedagogy.

“What Makes Service-Learning Unique: Reflection and Reciprocity”

- By Neil Bartlett. November 1, 2013.

“Service-Learning Course Development”

- By Rob Kelly. June 12, 2012.

“Three Strategies for Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences”

- By Steven A. Meyers. February 24, 2014.

Journals on Teaching and Learning

Academic Exchange Quarterly, ISSN 1096-1453, independent double-blind-peer-reviewed print journal, welcomes research, commentary, and other manuscripts that contribute to the effective instruction and learning regardless of level or subject.

Active Learning in Higher Education is an international, refereed publication for all those who teach and support learning in higher education and those who undertake or use research into effective learning, teaching and assessment in universities and colleges.

Adult Education Quarterly is a scholarly refereed journal committed to advancing the understanding and practice of adult and continuing education.

The American Journal Of Distance Education (AJDE) AJDE is the internationally recognized journal of research and scholarship in the field of American distance education. It encourages the submission of articles about methods and techniques of teaching at a distance, about learning, and about management and administration but also policies, theories, and values that drive distance education. Articles should be based on research.. Submissions are accepted with the understanding that they will be subject to review and editorial revision and that they neither have been nor will be published elsewhere.

Arts and Humanities in Higher Education publishes articles, reviews and scholarly comment relating to the arts and humanities in higher education serving educators internationally. Expertly edited, rigorously peer-reviewed and with a truly international outlook and application.

Assessment And Evaluation In Higher Education (ISSN 0260-2938) Three issues per year. AEHE is an established international refereed journal which publishes papers and reports on all aspects of assessment and evaluation within the various disciplines of higher education. The purpose of the journal is to help advance understanding of assessment and evaluation practices and processes, particularly in the contribution they make to student learning, and to course, staff and institutional development.

Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Publisher: ASCILITE - Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Journal. The AJET is a refereed journal publishing research and review articles in educational technology, instructional design, educational applications of computer technologies, educational telecommunications and related areas. AJET welcomes short features and articles from any country.

Australian Educational Computing is the journal of the Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE). Subscription is complimentary to members of affiliated computer education groups. Australian Educational Computing is the refereed journal of the Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE) .

The Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology is a peer-reviewed journal that welcomes papers on all aspects of educational technology and learning. Includes research, literature reviews papers, critical scholarship, and position papers.   

The College Quarterly is an academic journal devoted to the improvement of college education and the professional development of college educators. CQ is a resource for teaching and learning and provides an opportunity for research publication, and commentary on policy issues of concern to the educational community.

College Teaching, a unique, cross-disciplinary journal, focuses on how teachers can improve student learning. Each issue includes practical ideas and new strategies for successful teaching. A popular page, The Quick Fix, presents easy-to-implement techniques and tips that work.

Computers & Education aims to increase knowledge and understanding of ways in which digital technology can enhance education, through the publication of high quality research, which extends theory and practice.

Currents in Electronic Literacy is a peer-reviewed journal that encourages submissions that take advantage of the hypertext and multimedia possibilities afforded by our World Wide Web publication format, as well as articles concerning the use of emergent electronic technologies. To this end, we gladly accept articles with graphics, sound, and hyperlinks submitted as HTML documents. We ask, however, that such submissions adequately consider reader-access issues.  

Diversity Digest is a periodical published by the Association of American Colleges and Universities to provide readily available information about successful diversity initiatives around the country. Featured topics: Campus/Community Partnerships, Curricular Transformation, Faculty Development, Institutional Leadership and Commitment, Research, Student Experience.

Education Review publishes reviews of recent books in education, covering the entire range of education scholarship and practice. Education Review is made available to the public without cost as a service of the College of Education at Arizona State University and the Michigan State University Libraries. All submissions are refereed by the Editors.

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis EEPA publishes manuscripts of theoretical or practical interest to those engaged in educational evaluation or policy analysis, including economics, demographic, financial, and political analyses of education policies.

Educational Technology (ISSN 0013-1962) Educational Technology addresses varied aspects of the use of technology in teaching and learning, and includes a research section which publishes original studies of technology in diverse educational settings.

Educational Technology & Society seeks academic articles on the issues affecting the developers of educational systems and educators who implement and manage such systems. The articles should discuss the perspectives of both communities and their relation to each other.

EDUCAUSE Quarterly (formerly CAUSE/EFFECT) is a practitioner's journal about managing and using information resources in higher education. In general, EDUCAUSE Quarterly articles deal with the subject of campus information resources from a management point of view.

EDUCAUSE Review is the general-interest, bimonthly magazine published by EDUCAUSE. EDUCAUSE Review is sent to EDUCAUSE member representatives as well as other university administrators, faculty and staff. The magazine takes a broad look at current developments and trends in information technology, what these mean for higher education, and how they may affect the college/university as a whole.

The Journal of Effective Teaching, a peer reviewed electronic journal devoted to the discussion of teaching excellence in colleges and universities. Content areas include effective teaching and the scholarship of teaching. We invite contributors to share their insights in pedagogy, innovations in teaching and learning, and classroom experiences in the form of a scholarly communication.

The e-Journal of Instructional Science and Technology (e-JIST) is an international peer-reviewed electronic journal. (Australian-based) The Journal is a multi-faceted publication with content likely to be of interest to policy makers, managers, professional and technical staff, and academics within education and training Since so much of current development occurs in a multi-disciplinary context, perspectives reflecting specific discipline approaches are encouraged.

Electronic Journal of e-Learning provides perspectives on topics relevant to the study, implementation and management of e-Learning initiatives. The journal contributes to the development of both theory and practice in the field of e-Learning.

Essays on Teaching Excellence is a series of eight short and succinct scholarly essays distributed by the POD Network on an annual subscription basis. Teaching Excellence presents viewpoints from which college teachers can look at their practice of instruction. The ideas expressed range from philosophical views to speculation on the effects of those philosophies.

European Journal of Open and Distance and e-Learning primarily draws on European sources and authors for content. It intends to cover all sectors within education, research, and training, by both level and field (e.g. from K1-12 (according to the British system), and from training through to Higher Education). In both the public and private sectors.

Games and Culture: A Journal of Interactive Media is a quarterly international journal that aims to publish innovative theoretical and empirical research about games and culture within the context of interactive media. The journal will serve as a premiere outlet for ground-breaking and germinal work in the field of game studies. Games and Culture's scope will include the socio-cultural, political, and economic dimensions of gaming from a wide variety of perspectives.

The Harvard Educational Review (ISSN 0017-8055) is a scholarly journal of opinion and research in education. Its mission is to provide an interdisciplinary forum for discussion and debate about education's most vital issues. Each quarterly issue of the Review is book length, containing a variety of topics, articles, essays, and book reviews.

Innovative Higher Education, is a refereed scholarly journal. Its editorial goals are: To present descriptions and evaluations of innovations and provocative new ideas with relevance for action beyond the immediate context in higher education; To focus on the effect of such innovations on teaching and students; To be open to diverse forms of scholarship and research methods by maintaining flexibility in the selection of topics deemed appropriate for the journal; and to strike a balance between practice and theory by presenting manuscripts in a readable and scholarly manner to both faculty and administrators in the academic community.

International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning is an open, double-blind peer reviewed electronic journal published twice per year by the Centers for Teaching & Technology at Georgia Southern University. The journal is an international forum for research and information about the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and its applications in higher/tertiary education.

The Internet and Higher Education - is a quarterly journal designed to reach those charged with the responsibility of enhancing instructional practices and productivity via the use of Information Technology (IT) and the Internet. The editors invite scholars and researchers to submit article contributions that develop theory as well as improve practice in online learning environments, distance education, Internet technology, computer-mediated learning, Internet technology, innovative instructional practices, information technology planning, and the design and evaluation of online learning environments, among many other topics.

Interpersonal Computing and Technology Journal (IPCT-J) is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, published two/four times a year. The journal's focus is on computer-mediated communication, and the pedagogical issues surrounding the use of computers and technology in educational settings.

JGE: The Journal of General Education JGE is the professional forum for discussing issues in general education today. JGE addresses the general education concerns of community colleges, four-year colleges, universities, and state systems. Along with perceptive essays on the role of general education today, JGE features articles on: 1) Innovative methods in teaching and assessment; 2) Profiles of exemplary general education programs; 3) Case studies of successful curriculum development efforts; 4) Reviews of books and monographs related to general education

JOLT – the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching - The MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) is a peer-reviewed, online publication addressing the scholarly use of multimedia resources in education. JOLT welcomes papers on all aspects of the use of multimedia educational resources for learning and teaching. A variety of manuscript types are being sought.

Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice is a scholarly refereed quarterly journal. It is intended to provide the educational community, federal and state governmental officials and the general public a medium to exhibit and explore the complex issue of student retention and attrition.

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, is a web-based, peer-reviewed scholarly journal. Its focus is social science research on computer-mediated communication via the Internet, the World Wide Web, and wireless technologies. Within that general purview, the journal is broadly interdisciplinary. USC Upstate link

Journal of Excellence in College Teaching (ISSN 1052-4800) is a peer-reviewed journal published at Miami University by and for faculty at universities and colleges to increase student learning through effective teaching, and communication among faculty about their classroom experiences. The Journal provides a scholarly, written forum for discussion by faculty about all areas affecting teaching and learning. USC Upstate link

The Journal of Faculty Development Reporting the latest in professional development activities at all college, and university levels. A highly successful stand-by that addresses concerns for your most valuable resource, PEOPLE! It addresses both the practical and theoretical aspects of the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of practices and programs leading to effective and efficient institutions and individuals.

The Journal of Graduate Teaching Assistant Development. Guide to the study of improved training, employment and administration of graduate teaching assistant development programs. The Journal is designed to highlight those aspects of the teaching assistantship which prepare graduate students for the multiple roles they play as assistants as well as for the multiple roles they will play as professionals upon leaving graduate school.

Journal of Higher Education, is an independent refereed scholarly journal on the institution of higher education. Articles combine disciplinary methods with critical insight to investigate issues important to faculty, administrators, and program managers. JHE encourages creation of effective policy solutions and enhancement of professional development in all areas within the college and university.

The Journal of Instruction Delivery Systems(JIDS) is a quarterly publication sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology¨ and published by the Learning Technology Institute. Its purpose is to inform managers, senior professionals, and developers of specific examples of applications of technology based learning systems for education, training, and job performance improvement in terms of results that can be or have been achieved. The publication is application oriented and not focused on the technical aspects of design and development.

The Journal of Interactive Instruction Development is professional quarterly devoted to enhancing the quality, effectiveness, and productivity of interactive systems design. It will showcase successful programs and, where appropriate, provide information about efforts that were not successful.

The Journal of Technology Education provides a forum for scholarly discussion on topics relating to technology education. Manuscripts should focus on technology education research, philosophy, and theory. In addition, the Journal publishes book reviews, editorials, guest articles, comprehensive literature reviews, and reactions to previously published articles.

The Kentucky Journal of Excellence in College Teaching and Learning. The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE), a statewide, public oversight body for higher education, has established a new teaching and learning journal called "The Kentucky Journal of Excellence in College Teaching and Learning

Language Learning & Technology is a refereed journal with an editorial board of scholars in the fields of second language acquisition and computer-assisted language learning. The focus of the publication is not technology per se, but rather issues related to language learning and language teaching, and how they are affected or enhanced by the use of technologies.

Liberal Education of the Association of American Colleges and Universities expresses the voices of educators, faculty and administrators in colleges and universities nationwide. AAC&U's award-winning journal is the national forum about liberal education - a forum addressing teaching and learning, leadership, faculty innovation, and institutional change all in the service of improving undergraduate education.

MountainRise is an open, peer-reviewed, international electronic journal published by the Coulter Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning at Western Carolina University for the purpose of being an international vehicle for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL).

The National Teaching and Learning Forum on-line edition of a subscription journal. Articles may address any aspect of the topic, and may be discipline-specific or general in nature.

New Directions for Teaching and Learning. New Directions for Teaching and Learning continues to offer a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improving college teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructors and on the latest findings of educational and psychological researchers.

New Horizons for Learning invites authors to submit manuscript or articles for specific themed issues or successful, innovative, educational projects. On Campus with Women (OCWW), sponsored by AAC&U's Program on the Status and Education of Women, provides readers with the most up-to-date information on women in higher education. It focuses on women's leadership, the campus climate, curriculum and pedagogy, and new research and data on women. The Fall 2002 issue is our inaugural Online issue; prior to that time OCWW was published in print format.

http://archive.aacu.org/ocww/about_ocww.cfm

Online Learning (Formerly the Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks promotes the development and dissemination of new knowledge at the intersection of pedagogy, emerging technology, policy, and practice in online and blended environments. The goal of the journal is to bridge theory and practice to advance this evolving field.

Peer Review, of the Association of American Colleges and Universities provides a quarterly briefing on emerging trends and key debates in undergraduate education. Each issue is focused on a specific topic, provides comprehensive analysis, and features campus perspectives.

Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation (PARE) is an on-line journal supported, in part, by the Department of Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation at the University of Maryland, College Park. Its purpose is to provide education professionals access to refereed articles that can have a positive impact on assessment, research, evaluation, and teaching practice, especially at the local education agency (LEA) level.

Review of Educational Research (RER) publishes critical, integrative reviews of research literature bearing on education. Such reviews should include conceptualizations, interpretations, and syntheses of literature and scholarly work in a field. RER encourages the submission of research relevant to education from any discipline, provided that the review bears on educational issues.

Science, Technology & Human Values is a peer-reviewed, international, interdisciplinary journal containing research, analyses and commentary on the development and dynamics of science and technology, including their relationship to politics, society and culture. The journal provides you with work from scholars in a diverse range of disciplines across the social sciences. (Society for Social Studies of Science)

T.H.E. Journal welcomes submissions of articles from educators involved in integrating technology on their campuses and into their curricula. Articles may describe effective administrative or instructional projects with a local, regional, statewide, national or international scope.

To Improve the Academy: Resources for Student Faculty and Institutional Development is an electronic journal, that is published by the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) that seeks to advance excellence in research and practice in educational development.

Discipline-Specific Journals

Accounting

Anthropology

Art

Behavioral Science

Biology

Business

Business Education

Business, International

Chemistry

Communications/Speech

Computer Science

Dance

Economics

Education

Educational Psychology

English

Finance

Geography

Geology

History

Journalism/Mass Communication

Management

Marketing

Mathematics

Modern Language

Music

Nursing

Philosophy

Physical Education

Physics

Political Science

Psychology

Science

Social Studies

Sociology

Statistics

Theater

Women's Education

DVD's and CD's

Cetl Resource Center Recorded Materials

Videos Of Cetl Programs:

  • Violence in the Workplace: Campus Violence: Program: Program with Chief Klay Peterson. February 9, 2011.
  • 21st Century Learners-Global Skills-Skills Our Students Need to Survive and Thrive In The Global Economy: Panelist- Cindy Jennings, George Williams, Lynette Gibson, Sebastian van Deldan, and Mary Theokas. Presented on March 23, 2011.
  • Promoting Academic Integrity: Panelists-Karen Swetland, Jane Addison, Laura Puckett-Boler, Carmen Harris, Pam Wash, student Karen Maldonado. Plagiarism, Cheating, Infractions of Academic Integrity, Copyright Laws, Academic Integrity and Online Education, Academic Integrity and the Student’s Perspective. For information on USC Upstate’s Code of Academic Integrity, refer to the 2016-2017 Student Handbook. Program was presented October 13, 2011.
  • 21st Century Teaching for the 21st Century Learners: Part II, Life and Career Skills. Panel discussion. Presented on November 9, 2011.

    Most CETL program videos and handouts may be found on the USC Upstate “p drive”. 
    P:\Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning\VIDEOS.

MAGNA Publications CD's/DVD's

Magna Publications, 2718 Dryden Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53704
www.magnapubs.com. All rights reserved. It is unlawful to duplicate, transfer, or transit these programs without written consent from Magna Publications.

  • A Good Start: Helping First-Year Students Acclimate to College. Presented by: Mary C. Clement, Ed.D. Sponsored by The Teaching Professor. “Many first-year students arrive at college unprepared. It’s not that they aren’t smart or motivated. Instead, they experience a gap between the academic culture in high school and the culture of the university. Dr. Clement will help you map the changes in high school academic practices in the last 10-20 years. Then you will discover easy-to-implement teaching practices that will give your students a greater chance to succeed.” CD includes seminar and bonus materials. Running Time: 60 minutes. This conversation was recorded July 31, 2012.
  • Active Learning That Works: What Students Think. Presented by: Kenneth Alford, Ph.D. Sponsored by The Teaching Professor. “Active learning places the ultimate responsibility for learning on students. From the teacher’s point of view, active learning should be a powerful instructional tool, but what do the students really think about it? Are they actually learning what you intend when you use these teaching strategies in the college classroom? To find out, we interviewed the real experts on the subject-students themselves!” CD includes seminar and bonus materials.  Running Time: 60 minutes. This seminar broadcast May 8, 2012.
  • Best Practices for Designing Successful Blended Courses. Presented by: Verónica Díaz. Sponsored by The Teaching Professor. “The unique challenges and opportunities of blended courses make mastering their design a pathway to professional development for faculty and enhanced learning for students. This online seminar will show you how to design a blended course from scratch or re-design a traditional class.”  Running Time: 90 minutes. This seminar originally broadcast November 2, 2011.
  • Considering the Courage And Practice Of Teaching. Presented by: Parker Palmer, Ph.D., and Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D. Sponsored by The Teaching Professor.  “For the first time, Palmer and Weimer come together to talk about the underpinnings of their approaches to their work as teachers. They discuss why self-knowledge is the key to growth and development as teachers, and why truth-not techniques-heals and empowers those who have lost heart.  Whether you are a new or experience faculty member who ended the semester on a high note of low note, you’ll gain insight, inspiration, and validation from this impassioned conversation.” CD includes seminar and bonus materials.   Campus Access License available for this CD. Running Time: 105 minutes. This conversation was recorded November 6, 2012.
  • How Can I Help Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills? Presented by: Debi Moon, J.D. and Rob Jenkins, M.A. Magna 20 Minute Mentor.  “Learning outcomes: Which classroom activities promote active learning and which ones don’t; how to reinforce critical thinking through exams and assignments; how to use rubrics to reveal learning; ….plus other outcomes.” CD includes PowerPoint slides, transcripts, and supplemental materials. Length: 20 minutes. 2011
  • How Can I Make My Exams More About Learning, Less About Grades (Learn Vs. Grades) Presented by: Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D. Magna 20 Minute Mentor.  “Learn how you can transform exams into enhanced opportunities for student learning with practical solutions to the three core problems with exams today. Making exams better suit your learning goals requires student participation at every step of the process. Your presenter, Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D., shares real-world, tested guidelines for integrating student input.” CD includes supplemental materials, PowerPoint presentation, a Critical Reflection worksheet, and complete transcripts. Length 20 minutes. 2012
  • How Do I Include Introverts in Class Discussions?  Presented by Nicki Monahan, M.ED. Magna 20 Minute Mentor. Introverted students can find themselves at a disadvantage in the contemporary college classroom. Learn effective teaching strategies to engage introverted students in class discussions and how to guide them beyond their comfort zones. CD includes PowerPoint slides, supplemental materials, and Transcript. 2014.
  • How Do I Use Voicethread For Online Student Discussions? Presented by Dr. John Orlando. Magna 20 Minute Mentor. CD includes PowerPoint slides, Supplemental Materials, Transcript. Includes information on how to set up a VoiceThread account and create a VoiceThread. Length 20 minutes. 2009.
  • How to Balance Online Learner Needs And Instructor Workload. By Samantha Streamer-Veneruso and Tammy Stuart Peery. Sponsored by Online Cl@ssroom.  “This seminar will provide tangible, working solutions that you can use to modify your approach and create active learning.” CD includes Seminar and Bonus Materials.  Campus Access License available for this CD. Online seminar was recorded on February 23, 2011.
  • Measuring Learning: The Ultimate Teaching Evaluation. Presented by Linda B. Nilson. Sponsored by The Teaching Professor. “You’ll learn measures of student learning you can tailor to your subject matter and course level, such as the end-of-course measurements…, and tests for the beginning and end of your course….”
    CD includes seminar and bonus materials (pdf transcripts, discussion guide, supplemental materials, and PowerPoint handouts). Printed handouts are available from CETL for use with this CD. This seminar was originally broadcasted on August 25, 2011. Please return with CD.

  • Peer Reviews of Online Teaching: What Works Best? By Ann Taylor. Magna 20 Minute Mentor. “Peer review helps ensure quality teaching. Having a sound peer review guide will help you offer accurate and consistent feedback so that you can maintain a high degree of pedagogical excellence.” CD includes PowerPoint slides, Supplemental Materials, Transcript, and Critical Reflection Worksheet. Length 20 minutes. 2012
  • What Are the Three Worst Mistakes to Make in The Classroom? Presented by: Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D. Dr. Weimer explains: Magna 20 Minute Mentor. “How to balance the need to deliver content with spontaneous learning opportunities; how to avoid pre-judging students’ learning capacity; how to maintain an environment of opportunity for all students; and how to optimize your professional development.”  CD includes PowerPoint presentation, complete transcripts, and supplemental information. Length 20 minutes. 2011
  • What Is Blended Learning? Presented by: Dr. Ike Shibley and Dr. Tim Wilson. Magna 20 Minute Mentor.  “Blended learning, which combines face-to-face classroom instruction with supervised online activates, is one of the hottest topics in higher education today….Blended learning is here to stay. Learn how to take advantage of online technology to better your students’ learning experience and improve your instruction.” CD includes PowerPoint presentation, complete transcripts, Critical Reflection worksheet, and supplemental information. Length 20 minutes. 2012

List of DVD's and CD's PDF Document Download

CETL also has video recordings of most of the CETL programs and workshops. USC Upstate faculty and staff should contact cetl@uscupstate.edu for more information.

Please visit our CETL Resource Library in Media 246 for the following special reports in print form:

  • “Philosophy of Teaching Statements: Examples and Tipson how to Write a Teaching Philosophy Statement”
  • “11 Strategies forManaging Your Online Courses”
  • “Keys toDesigning Effective Writing and Research Assignments”
  • “EffectiveStrategies for Improving College Teaching and Learning”

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