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The CATL Blog is the place for all news CATL. Check back often for quick tips, news of CATL events, fun facts, and teaching- and learning-related articles from across campus! Posts come to you from your CATL team (Luke, Kate, Nathan, and Todd) as well as from our guest contributors.
Syllabus has just published its latest (Spring 2017) issue at http://www.syllabusjournal.org/syllabus. We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit their website to review articles and items of interest.

The Spring 2017 issue contains exciting and innovative entries for (often interdisciplinary) syllabi and courses in the fields of social sciences, psychology, modern languages, history  ...
Posted: 6/28/2017 3:48:15 PM by Luke Konkol | with 0 comments

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  ...

Posted: 5/10/2017 10:39:16 AM by Luke Konkol | with 0 comments
In 2017-18 the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning will launch its first Teaching and Learning Community, which will explore capstone experiences. The objective of this program is to foster a community of practice among those who teach and administer our new Capstone Experience general education requirement as the first cohorts of students march toward graduation. Fellows will engage with SoTL research on successful capstone courses and experiences—seminars  ...
Posted: 4/28/2017 8:18:48 AM by Luke Konkol | with 0 comments
Never miss a reading group, workshop, conference, or other programming by The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning!

CATL now has a List Serv so you can stay up to date with all of our new programming, events, and more. To join, send an email to subscribe-catl-l@listserv.uwgb.edu or contact Luke in the CATL office. 

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Posted: 3/21/2017 2:59:53 PM by Luke Konkol | with 0 comments

You may have heard rumors circulating that D2L is “going away.” Such rumors undoubtedly cause misgivings, even if you are not particularly fond of D2L. Below is a synopsis of what we know regarding the status of D2L. After the status update, there is an FAQ. If you are left with more questions, please feel free to contact the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning at catl@uwgb.edu.

Synopsis of the status of  ...

Posted: 2/3/2017 9:23:56 AM by Kate Farley | with 0 comments
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 objectives, creating ways to measure  ...
Posted: 1/25/2017 6:20:37 AM by Luke Konkol | with 0 comments
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 common to all presentations. The first is that they all gave participants ideas and practices to use in their work. The second is that UW  ...
Posted: 1/23/2017 7:53:58 AM by Luke Konkol | with 0 comments
Registration for the Faculty Development Institute will remain open through the day of the Institute, Jan. 19, with breakfast and lunch provided to those who registered as late as yesterday (Jan. 16) Didn't make it in time for the lunch? You can still click here to register and attend the workshops.

The Center has organized a wide-range of development  ...
Posted: 1/17/2017 2:32:00 PM by Luke Konkol | with 0 comments