Online Learning Summit 2014 – May 13 & 14

Connections & Community: from Course to Commonwealth You’re invited to participate! May 13 & 14, 2014 We invite you to our annual Online Learning Summit. This year the Summit has expanded to a 2-day event that includes two new opportunities: the Online Showcase and the Leadership Roundtable. The Online Showcase will be conducted as a […]

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Join the Conversation about Design Challenges

We invite you to join our regular Digital Design Challenge sessions. They are intended to serve as open conversations to identify questions, issues and design challenges that we can examine collectively to develop better understanding. Issues can range from the theoretical to the practical, and may include discussion of course design, teaching practice, use of […]

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How Online Innovations are Transforming Learning: ELI Fall Focus Event

The past few years have witnessed some dramatic and interesting changes within the landscape of higher education. Phenomena like MOOCs (massive open online courses), learning analytics, and new concepts such as personalized and adaptive learning not only represent innovations, but also entirely new models for teaching and learning. ¬†In many ways, these remain emerging conversations […]

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CTE Program Review – Faculty Open Forums

The Center for Teaching Excellence is in the process of conducting a program review to gain deeper understanding about the ways our mission and work are serving the VCU community. A vital part of this process will be engaging faculty in conversations that can yield ideas and insights to shape our future strategic planning. An […]

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An Invitation to Join Us on Tuesdays!

These are exciting times for teaching and learning. The web and new media technologies offer a wide range of possibilities for enhancing teaching and learning. They are bringing continuous change to our classrooms and redefining the concept of learning environments. As we explore these possibilities for developing web-enhanced, blended or fully online courses, design issues […]

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Next week: the 2013 CTE Summer Institute on Teaching and Learning begins!

The 2013 CTE Summer Institute on Teaching and Learning will be held from Monday, May 13, 2013 through Friday, May 17, 2013, in 5182 Harris Hall on the Monroe Park Campus of Virginia Commonwealth University. The schedule for each of the days of the Summer Institute will run from 9:00am-4:00pm with a break from 12:00pm-1:00pm. […]

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Apply Now for Spring 2014 Preparing to Teach Online

The Center for Teaching Excellence invites applications for our Spring 2014 Preparing to Teach Online course. This course is designed to provide the insight, knowledge and skills needed to teach effectively online. Explore and collaborate with other VCU faculty through this online course. For detailed information and to apply for the Preparing to Teach Online […]

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VCU Faculty Vacancies: Instructional Consultant (Center for Teaching Excellence, #FAB540)

Visit the VCU Office of the Provost, Faculty Vacancies page under “Academic Units” > “Instruction and Student Success” (direct link: http://www.pubinfo.vcu.edu/facjobs/facjobNew.asp?Item=5021) to view the official posting for this open position. Faculty Vacancy Details Academic/Administrative Unit: Instruction and Student Success Department: Center for Teaching Excellence Date Posted: 4/2/2013 Rank: Instructor Hire Date: 7/10/2013 Title: Instructional Consultant […]

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This Month @ VCU Center for Teaching Excellence (April 2013)

The VCU Center for Teaching Excellence invites anyone with teaching responsibilities at VCU to submit proposals to the Faculty Learning Communities Program and to the iPad Pilot Project; to register for the Online Learning Summit and for the Summer Institute on Teaching and Learning; and to participate in workshops offered throughout April. For more information, […]

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Join 2013 Spring EDUCAUSE Learning Institute: Learning & the MOOC

Over the past year, the Massive¬†Open Online Course (MOOC) has emerged as a significantly different course model. But how robust is the MOOC as a vehicle for learning? On April 3 and 4, you are invited to join members of the VCU community in a series of live web-based presentations and participant discussions along the […]

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