Center for Teaching Excellence
Purpose: The CTE provides faculty with professional development opportunities to enhance teaching at all stages of their career. The Center creates a dialogue on the Western State Colorado University's campus teaching excellence. This dialogue aids new faculty in achieving the excellent teaching expected of all faculty and allows all faculty to explore pedagogical and curricular innovation on individual, departmental and institutional levels.
Events for the semester- (regular semester events are the first and third Thursdays of every month from 12:30-1:45 p. m. - save time in your schedule!)
Center for Teaching Excellence Fall 2013 workshop series
All events scheduled to take place on Thursdays, 12:30-1:45pm in the University Center North Ballroom, unless otherwise specified.
Sept 5th Plagiarism 101 – presentation by Jennifer McArdle, Writing Center Director (North
Sept 19th First Year Experience – what we’ve learned about teaching
Sept 26th Guest speaker: Dr. Ken Bain, on being successful college teacher (5:30-7:30pm,
Oct 3rd GT pathways working session
Oct 9th Celebrating Faculty Scholarship (5:30-7:00pm)
Oct 17th Faculty Discussion on a Reading – TBA
Nov 7th So you want to innovate … but how? - with Jason Berv (North Conference Room).
Dec 12th Celebration of Scholarship” – annual student scholarship presentations (noon-5pm).
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Maria Struble, CTE Director at
970-943-3024 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you at this semester's workshops!
CTE Lecture Series