CELT Newsletters

CELT publishes periodic newsletters that contain announcements and short essays on teaching-related topics. These may be accessed here: CELT Resource Guide at Haas Library.

CELT Resources

Materials from Recent CELT Workshops and Presentations:

Streamable video and/or PowerPoint slides (note: videos are optimized for a PC):

CELT Teaching Discussion: Quick CATs! Classroom Assessment Tools for Immediate Feedback on Your Teaching
Jess House, Ph.D., School of Professional Studies
Thursday, December 5, 2013

CELT Workshop: What Faculty Need to Know About the ADA (PPT slides)
Elisabeth Werling, Coordinator, Accessibility Services
An overview of what faculty should know about the Americans with Disabilities Act
Thursday, October 10, 2013

CELT Workshop:  Integrating Smartphones and Social Media into Your Teaching
J.C. Barone, Associate Professor of Communication (PPT slides)
A discussion of how faculty can enhance teaching and learning by using smartphones and social media in the classroom
Thursday, April 25, 2013

Emerging Technologies for the 21st Century Classroom: Prezi: A Dynamic, Imaginative Presentation Tool for Students and Teachers (link to be added soon)
Robin James, Ph.D., & Alex Fraiha, MS student, Department of Education and Education Psychology
A hands-on workshop and demonstration of Prezi
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

The RIGHT WAY to WRITE Learning Goals and Objectives (PPT slides)
Ruth Gyure, Ph.D., Department of Biology and Environmental Science
Using Learning Theory to Guide Assessment
Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Multimedia Instruction Using Problem-Based Learning Strategies: WebQuest Workshop for College Coursework
Robin James, Ph.D., and Alex Fraiha, Dept of Education and Educational Psychology
A hands-on workshop on the integration of effective web-supported problem based learning experience into the classroom
Monday, November 12, 2012

“Incorporating Video Games into the Classroom to Enhance Learning  (Don’t be afraid to have fun!)”
Carol Huang, Ph.D., WCSU Assistant Professor of Finance
How to blend video games into your course materials to enhance educational outcomes.
Thursday, December 1, 2011

“Working with Wikis: A Simple Yet Powerful Teaching Tool” (PDF)
"Working with Wikis: A Simple Yet Powerful Teaching Tool" (video)
Nancy Heilbronner, Ph.D., WCSU Assistant Professor of Education and Education Psychology
How wiki technology can enhance your teaching and help with administrative tasks.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

"Viral Knowledge for Any Discipline: A Health Communication Instructional Case Exemplar for Teaching Students to Distribute Learning!" (PowerPoint)
"Viral Knowledge for Any Discipline: A Health Communication Instructional Case Exemplar for Teaching Students to Distribute Learning!" (video)
Jessica Eckstein, Ph.D., WCSU Assistant Professor of Communication
Using the most current social media tools, Dr. Eckstein demonstrates how students in any classroom can be taught to disseminate *educated* knowledge to the world around them. 

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Here is a selection of resourses available in the CELT Library in Warner 310 (contact Dan Barrett for more information):


Journal on Excellence in College Teaching – 2011- present
College Teaching - 2011- present

The CELT Library contains dozens of books that are available for lending. Among them are:

Assessing Student Learning:  A Common Sense Guide – L. Suskie (2009)
The Course Syllabus:  A Learning-Centered Approach – J. Grunert O’Brien, B.J. Millis, & M. W. Cohen (2008)
Collaborative Learning Techniques:  A Handbook for College Faculty – E.F. Barkley, K.P. Cross, & C.H. Major (2005)
Student Engagement Techniques:  A Handbook for College Faculty – E.F. Barkley (2010)
Teaching at its Best:  A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors – L.B. Nilson (2010)
Tools for Teaching – B.G. Davis (2009)
The Joy of Teaching – P. Filene (2005)
Lessons Learned, Vol. 3:  Practical Advice for the Teaching of Psychology – edited by B. Perlman, L.I. McCann, & S.H. McFadden (2008)
On Course:  A Week by Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching – J.M. Lang (2008)


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