CELT Newsletters: June 2016- May 2017

Here are all the CELT Newsletters for CUW and CUAA from June 2016 until May 2017:

June 2016CUW Newsletter
July/August 2016CUW NewsletterCUAA Newsletter
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CELT Newsletters: May 2015- May 2016

Here are all the CELT Newsletters for CUW and CUAA from April 2015 until May 2016:

May 2015 CUW NewsletterCUAA Newsletter
August 2015CUW Newsletter
September 2015CUW NewsletterCUAA Newsletter
October 2015 CUW Newsletter CUAA Newsletter
November 2015 CUW NewsletterCUAA Newsletter
December 2015 CUW Newsletter CUAA Newsletter
February and/or March 2016 CUW Newsletter CUAA Newsletter
April 2016 CUW Newsletter
May 2016 CUW NewsletterCUAA Newsletter
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Universal Design Tip Sheet

Course materials you develop using principles of Universal Design can benefit ALL students, not only those with disabilities. The Universal Design Tip Sheet explains how you can incorporate UD to your teaching strategies, document design, and Blackboard Learn text boxes. Universal Design Tip Sheet 06-24-2016

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2015 – 2016 CELT Programs Posters

CUW Posters

CUW Summer 2015 Program Poster
CUW Fall 2015 Programs Poster
CUW January 2016 Programs Poster
CUW Spring 2016 Programs Poster
CUW Faculty Institute Poster – May 2016

CUAA Posters

CUAA Fall 2015 Programs Poster
CUAA Spring 2016 Programs Poster
CUAA Faculty Institute Poster May 2016


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2016 CUAA Faculty Institute Handouts

Classroom Feedback Makeover: Learning Beyond Letter Grades – Session 1

Helping Students Build an Online Reputation System: The Digital Age Reputation System

Portfolio Options:

Weebly Faculty Institute 5.25.16 handout
Blackboard Portfolios Blackboard Portfolios Handout 05092016, How to: Blackboard Learn Portfolios 04082016
Optimal Resume Optimal Resume 05092016


Troubleshooting the Grade Center: Grade Center Troubleshooting Tips 05112016
Copy a Course: Copy a Course in Blackboard to Another Blackboard Course 06-02-2015
Copy Course Content (files and folders): Copy Course Content from Blackboard to Blackboard not a full course copy 05-18-2015
Copy a Test: Copy a Test from One Blackboard Learn Course to another Blackboard Learn Course Fall 2015 10132015

Clicker Alternatives for In-Class Polling

Kahoot: Kahoot_handout
Plickers: Plickers 05232016
Voting Cards: ABCD_Cardvoting_card_question_facilitationVoting_Cards_CELT_Workshop_160519

Flipped Classroom Tools:  Camtasia 05112016

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2016 CUW Faculty Institute Handouts

Below are the handouts and PowerPoints used during the CUW Faculty Institute, May 18-19, 2016 in Mequon.

Troubleshooting the Grade Center in Blackboard

Grade Center Troubleshooting Tips 05112016

Blackboard Group Tools

Creating Groups 0307216

Create and Grade a Group Assignment 03072016

Group Tools in Blackboard 05052016

Blackboard Portfolio

Blackboard Learn Portfolios 04082016

Universal Design for Learning

Content Design Supplemental Images 05172016

Convert a Scanned PDF to Recognizable Text 05182016

Universal Design for Learning PPT Notes 05172016

Good Practice: Copyright and Fair Use with Digital Content

Good Practice Copyright and Fair Use With Digital Content

IP Guide – revised 2016

Clicker Alternatives for In-Class Polling: High, Low, and No-Tech



Voting_Cards_CELT_Workshop_160519 (PPT)

Four Questions to Guide Course and Program Assessment

2 diagram Handout for Workshop

Four Questions to Guide Course and Program Assessment

Four Questions Powerpoint

My Courses

Updated Program Outcomes May 2016

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CITG 2016-2017 Applications Available

The Concordia Intramural Teaching Grant application information is now available for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Applications are due June 1, 2016.

Full-time faculty members at Mequon or Ann Arbor may submit applications for an innovative teaching project connected to a face-to-face or blended course they are scheduled to teach in the 2016-2017 academic year.

Funding supports the development, demonstration and evaluation of innovation in a particular course which is over and above normal teaching expectations. Examples might include a service learning project, developing a problem-based learning approach in a course, strategies to support measurement of student learning for a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) project, or a project that demonstrates the value of high-impact practices or the Concordia Principles for Good Practice in Teaching and Learning.

This grant is administered by the Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT),  Elizabeth Evans who can be reached at 262 243 4283 or Elizabeth.evans@cuw.

CITG 2016-2017 Application and Policies

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Spring 2016 Programs Poster

Click here for a PDF of the Spring 2016 Program offerings at CUW.


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Mathematica Hands-On Training Seminar

Mathematica Hands-On Training Seminar

Tuesday November 10, 1-3pm on Pharmacy 149

Stay the entire time, or drop in for part of the time.

Click here to register.

Seminar presented by Neil Andrews from Wolfram, the makers of Mathematica. This will be an introduction to the software and hands-on help. Concordia University has purchased a site license. All faculty and students can download and activate the software for free, but it may be especially helpful for those in the math or sciences areas.

Downloading and installing Mathematica is easy through the Wolfram user portal (https://user.wolfram.com/portal/login.html).  You need to create a Wolfram account.  You can then download Mathematica and request an activation key.  Anyone with a @cuw.edu or @cuaa.edu email should have no trouble obtaining an activation key.

Here is a link to a 6 minute overview of Mathematica: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0QPUemRnPU

The session will be recording for those who cannot attend.

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2015 Faculty Laureate Randy Ferguson Presentation: A Vision for Service Learning at Concordia University

Click this link to view Randy’s 10/8/15 presentation.

Click here to view/download the related handout.

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