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  • Assessment

    How effective is your course? Are students learning what you want them to?
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  • Assignments

    Building from the ground up, assessing, and revising. Are your assignments doing what you want them to? Transparent assignment design. Grappling with formative and summative assessments. Writing good quiz and exam questions. Ideas to best align assessments with course objectives.

  • Authoring Tools

    Composing written lecture materials, a course pack, or an Open Educational Resource.

  • Course Design

    CATL is here to help with the entire course design process, from writing objectives, to delivering the course, to assessment and revision.

  • Disposition-Based Peer Observation

    This concept (and its sparkshop) are for those who are interested in kindling a departmental culture of peer support and collaboration. It will introduce the idea of developing teaching “dispositions” as a means to connect the head (content knowledge), the hands (pedagogical skill), and the heart (affective ability) to promote fully embodied teaching.
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  • "Domain of One's Own"

    Hosted web space for students, faculty, and staff.

  • Diagramatics, Illustrations, and Presentations

    Articulating information in diagrams for instruction. What's the best way to draw this on the board? Best practices and presentation techniques for lecture and instruction.

  • Dynamic Lecturing

    Effectively weaving "lecture" into overall instruction, student engagement, and overall learning.

  • ePortfolios

    Collections of evidence (usually student work) in an electronic format showcasing learning over time.

  • Game Design and Gamification

    The building and use of "serious games," game-based learning, and simulations in instruction. The use of game-like principles to make your courses more engaging.
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  • Geographic Information Systems

    The interpretation and display of spatial or geographic data.

  • Instructional Aesthetics

    The use of visual elements and design principles to effectively capture attention, increases comprehension, and enhance the usability of course materials.

  • Light Board / Learning Glass

    Create engaging instructional videos by facing your students and visually constructing a topic or working through examples. Email CATL for examples or to set up a time to make a recording.

  • Learning Management System

    The learning management system for UW-Green bay is Canvas. CATL can help you make the most of it and use it effectively.

  • Multi-modal Presentations

    There's more than one way to present information—and those multiple means can often be used together to great effect.

  • Open Educational Resources

    Freely accessible, openly licensed text, media, and other digital assets for teaching and learning. Freely available textbooks.
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  • Podcasting

    Episodic audio series.

  • Peer Review of Teaching

    Colleagues make great "critical friends." CATL is here to facilitate peer review for anyone interested in improving their teaching in this way.

  • Research Consultations

    Have a research question (or even just a vague idea for a project)? CATL would love to advise and maybe even collaborate to further explore a wide variety of teaching and learning topics. We've also got a variety of SoTL resources to get you started.

  • "Rich Media" Instruction

    Integrating audio, video, images, text, and other elements in instruction to increase engagement and learning.

  • SoTL

    The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

  • Specialized Document Formatting

    Formatting for the specialialized communication of ideas (e.g OER, Theses, etc.) See Authoring Tools, Open Educational Resources, and Instructional Aesthetics.

  • Student Engagement Techniques

    Be it dynamic lecturing, gamification, or classroom response, CATL can help you to effectively integrate a variety of engagement techniques into your teaching.

  • Universal Design

    Curb cuts benefit all pedestrians, not just those in wheelchairs. So too does universal design promote access to all students. CATL can help you add multiple ways to represent concepts, assess learning, and engage student interest.
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