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Welcome to the

Center for Teaching and Learning!

(Located in Conwell Hall 2nd Floor)

The Center for Teaching and Learning of Delaware State University maintains a focus on linking professional development to university improvements by offering a variety of services for faculty members and adjunct professors.  The principle mission of the CTL is to improve and teaching and learning across all disciplines. The CTL creates opportunities for university faculty to strengthen teaching efforts through research-based methodologies, professional development experiences, advanced studies and assessment practices that lead to improved teaching and student learning.

 

Faculty Assistance

Professional Development 

Professional Teaching Travel  

 

Mini-Research Grants

Request a Classroom Observation

Request a One-on-One Teaching Consultations

Contact the Center for Teaching & Learning

20 Minute Mentor Commons

20 Minute Mentor Video Listing 

Magna Subscription Instructions

Blackboard Classroom

 

Travel Support Program

Travel Authorization Form

Travel Summary Report

M&T CentreSuite

M&T CentreSuite User Guide

CTL Mini Grant Competition Info
Submitting and procuring research grants is an important part of faculty life. While the CTL offers mini teaching innovative grants it is important for faculty to secure research grants within their fields of discipline. For some tips on how to write grants, please visit, Dr. Melissa Harrington’s (DSU Biology Professor) www.grant-tutor.org

We operate as part of the University’s Title III Grant. Title III is a federal government assistance program given to historically Black colleges and Universities. Title III assures equity in educational opportunities for all students. CTL works in conjunction with the Title III office to assure that university faculty are equipped with the tools and resources needed to enrich their teaching in order to increase student learning.
All expenditures submitted by the Center to the Title III office must be allowable under federal guidelines.
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New Faculty

NEW FACULTY ORIENTATION

AUGUST 22, 2016

11:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Click Here to Confirm your attendance

*Agenda to Follow

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

SEPTEMBER 2016

All workshops will be held in the Multipurpose Room in Conwell Hall located on the 1st floor unless stated otherwise.

**Please check back periodically for any updates and changes to the workshop schedule.

Date

Workshop

Time

Location

September 1, 2016
ACADEMIC ALERT
11:00 AM- 11:50 AM
CONWELL HALL MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
September 6, 2016
PROMOTION & TENURE
11:00 AM- 11:50 AM
CONWELL HALL MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
September 20, 2016
CREATE YOUR OWN E-TEXTBOOK
11:00 AM- 11:50 AM
CONWELL HALL MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
September 27, 2016
PEER EVALUATIONS #1
11:00 AM- 11:50 AM
CONWELL HALL MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
September 29, 2016
CHAIR TRAINING FOR CLASSROOM OBSERVATIONS
11:00 AM- 11:50 AM

CONWELL HALL MULTIPURPOSE ROOM


20-Minute Mentor Commons

The Center for Teaching and Learning would like to offer quick solutions to common classroom challenges with the 20 Minute Mentor Commons Video Library from Magna Publications. These brief videos offer proven strategies in 20 minutes or less.  These videos are accessible from any device and can be viewed from the comfort of your home or office.  In order to enjoy the videos listed for this digital library, members must sign up for their FREE subscription.  Please click on the link to sign up.

20 Minute Mentor Video Listing 

Magna Subscription Instructions


THE CTL CELEBRATES DSU FACULTY

Several faculty members have been busy at work incorporating best practices in teaching to their existing courses. Between strategies such as Flipped Classrooms to Problem Based Learning, DSU faculty have done an outstanding job in exploring and experimenting with various teaching strategies. We were happy to have DSU well represented at University of Delaware’s Problem Based Learning Institute this past January. A big CTL thank-you to those faculty members who gave up three days of their holiday break to attend the Institute.

The Center for Teaching and Learning applauds the following faculty members for their efforts:

Dr. Cara Gomez, Department of Movement Science
Utilizing Technology to Engage Students
Dr. Rachel Pulverman, Department of Psychology 
Flipped Classroom Model
Dr. Brody Bluemel, Department of English and Foreign Languages
Problem Based Learning Concept Map  Problem Based Learning Peer Review
Dr. Joseph Fees, Department of English and Foreign Languages 
Problem Based Learning- Fees
Dr. Nicola Edwards-Omelewa, Department of Mathematical Sciences – Utilizing Technology and Problem Based Learning
Dr. Delayne Johnson, Department of Mathematical Sciences– Utilizing Technology and Problem Based Learning

PBL Delayne Johnson

Dr. Karl Miletti, Department of Biological Sciences- Problem Based Learning
Dr. Nancy Ning, Department of Accounting and Finance
Gaming & Problem Based Learning

 

 

 

 

Dates & Events

August 22, 2016                    
New Faculty Orientation
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
September 1, 2016                    
Academic Alert
11:00 am – 11:50 am
 
September 6, 2016                    
Promotion & Tenure Workshop 
11:00 am – 11:50 am
 
September 20, 2016                    
Create Your Own E-Textbook
11:00 am – 11:50 am
 
September 27, 2016                    
Peer Evaluations #1
11:00 am – 11:50 am
 
September 29, 2016
Chair Training for Classroom Observations
11:00 am – 11:50 am        
 
October 4, 2016
Self- Evaluation Workshop 
11:00 am – 11:50 am
 
October 6, 2016                     
SMART Board Training
EH Rm 104   
11:00 am – 11:50 am   
                                              
October 18, 2016                     
Let's Flip This Classroom
11:00 am – 11:50 am
 
October 25, 2016                     
Active Learning Vs. Passive Learning
11:00 am – 11:50 am
 
October 27, 2016                     
Online Teaching
11:00 am – 11:50 am
 
November 1, 2016                     
Grant Writing
11:00 am – 11:50 am
 
November 3, 2016                     
Effectively Using Blackboard In The Classroom
11:00 am – 11:50 am
 
November 15, 2016                     
Peer Evaluations #2
11:00 am – 11:50 am
 
November 17, 2016                     
Performance Evaluations
11:00 am – 11:50 am
 

Dr. Rebecca Fox-Lykens, Director
rlykens@desu.edu 

Dr. Rebecca Fox-Lykens

                   

 

 

 

 

TEACHING TIPS & TOOLS 

Promotion &
Tenure Tip Sheet

2015-2016 Teaching Manual

New Faculty Orientation 2015 University College Presentation

Assessment Data Collection System (ADCS) NFO 2015

 

PARTNERSHIPS

Delaware Mathematics Coalition

Marylad & Delaware MADE CLEAR

DSU ACCESS TO SUCCESS