Center for Excellence in
Teaching and Learning



"Put learning as the focus as opposed to the teaching as a focus."
Ian Wolf on the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast #222


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This fall's Book Club will be reading "Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning" by Jose Bowen.


Monday Morning Mentor Series

Consistency is a hallmark of an effective classroom, and even more so in the online classroom. Students benefit from knowing what is expected of them and how to perform up to that standard consitently. In this week's MMMS Dr. Brian Udermann explains why consistency is so important and provides tips to improve the online classroom. As always check out the CETL blackboard page for more information on how to access MMMS. 



Semester Schedule 

Wed. Jan. 22 - Support Group for New Parents: Interest Meeting, 12:00 pm, Brown Lobby, led by Jessica Mongeon

Mon. Jan. 27 - CETL Seminar Series: The Future is (Almost) Here: Virtual Dissection in the Human Anatomy Laboratory, Ms. Jennifer Lewter, Senior Instructor of Biology, 3:00-4:00 pm, Brown 436

Mon. Jan. 27 - Monthly Book Club on Happiness: The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin (ISBN 9780062888747), 2:30-3:30 pm, Brown 435

Wed. Jan. 29 - Online Professional Development Series: Lights, Camera, Interaction, Mr. Ken Teutsch, 10:00-11:00 am, RPL 334, session on Kaltura

Fri. Jan. 31 - Water Aerobics, 3:00-4:00 pm, Russellville Aquatics Center, taught by Robin Dalton


Faculty and STaff WEll-Being Events

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning here at ATU is not only concerned with the in-classroom experiences of educators, but also the out-of-classroom expereineces. Here at the Faculty and Staff Well-Being events page we have compiled a list of events designed to help our teachers relax, grow, and experience new things. 




The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) promotes student success through a culture of excellence in teaching and learning.


The mission of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is to encourage, support, and enhance teaching effectiveness. CETL fosters faculty growth through active sharing of best practices.