ECC Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL)

Welcome

Welcome to the online space of the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL). Here, you'll find information on CETL workshops and other events and have access to numerous electronic resources, including links to articles on varied teaching practices and to sample course documents, like assignment sheets. Direct any questions or suggestions to Tyler Roeger, Director of CETL, at troeger@elgin.edu.


Fall 2021 Workshops

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ALIGN WITH DESIGN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN SERIES
Creating Impactful, Relevant Learning Outcomes & ObjectivesW Sept 1 3:00- 4:30pm OR Th Sept 2 9:00- 10:30am (Online via Zoom)
Making Assignments Purposeful and Transparent W Sept 15 3:00- 4:30pm OR Th Sept 16 9:00- 10:30am (Online via Zoom)
Emphasizing Doing and Learning with Formative Assessment W Sept 29 3:00- 4:30pm OR F Oct 1 10:00- 11:30am (Online via Zoom)
Whoa-oh-oh, What's Active Learning Got to Do With It? W Oct 20 3:00- 4:30pm OR Th Oct 21 9:00- 10:30am (Online via Zoom)
Opening Pathways with Universal DesignW Nov 3 3:00- 4:30pm OR Th Nov 4 3:00- 4:30pm (Online via Zoom)
WALKING THE EQUITY WALK: PUTTING IDEAS INTO CLASSROOM PRACTICE SERIES
Choosing Teaching MaterialsF Sept 24 2:00- 3:00pm (Online via Zoom)
Equitable Course Policies to Promote Student SuccessF Oct 15 2:00- 3:00pm (Online via Zoom)
Examining Anti-Fat Bias Through an EDI Lens F Nov 19 (Online via Zoom)
Empowering StudentsF Dec 3 2:00- 3:00pm (Online via Zoom)
CREATING ACCESSIBLE MATERIALS
Using ReadSpeaker to Boost Student Access in D2LT Sept 7 2:00- 3:00pm( Online via Zoom)
How Do Make My Microsoft Word Docs Accessible? M Sept 20 3:00- 4:15pm (Online via Zoom)
How Do Make My PowerPoints Accessible? M Oct 4 3:00- 4:15pm (Online via Zoom)
How Do I Use Captions on Zoom and on YouTube? M Oct 25 3:00- 4:15pm (Online via Zoom)
How Do I Make Google Docs and Slideshows Accessible? M Nov 15 3:00- 4:15pm (Online via Zoom)
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY & DISTANCE LEARNING
Techniques for Managing the Enhanced Classroom (6-Week Course)T Sept 14- M Oct 25 (Online Asynchronous)
Online Instruction & Assessment Practices (8-Week Course)T Oct 19- M Dec 13 (Online Asynchronous)
Combining On-Site with Online, Hybrid Teaching (8-Week Course)T Oct 19- M Dec 13 (Online Asynchronous and Two In-Person Meetings: T Oct 26 3:00- 5:00pm and T Dec 7 3:00- 5:00pm)
ADDITIONAL OFFERNINGS
LGBTQ+ Safe Zone TrainingF Nov 5 9:00- 11:00am (In-Person) orF Nov 12 1:00- 3:00pm (In-Person)

Navigating the CETL Site

Information on CETL's mission, director, and the CETL Advisory Committee

Details about opportunities to learn about, and discuss, effective teaching practices with colleagues

Concise articles and videos on numerous teaching topics and access to ECC-provided subscriptions like Magna Publishing's 20-Minute Mentor Video resources.

Tutorials on how to use some of ECC's electronic platforms and information on ways to connect with Student Services.

Descriptions of the selection process and previous winners of the NISOD Excellence Award and Orrin G. Thompson Teaching Excellence award

CETL Contact Info

email: Tyler Roeger at troeger@elgin.eduphone: (847) 214-7696office: Building C Room 222 (2nd floor of the library, near the Tutoring Center)