Center for Teaching Excellence Workshops in August

It’s August again, and the start of classes is right around the corner. As you finish up your prep for Fall, the Center for Teaching Excellence has several workshops planned to help you hit the ground running on day one. Next Monday (August 19) we will be doing workshops on First Day Activities, Syllabus Design, Blackboard Basics, and Classroom Observation Training. The workshops will be held at 4:30 and 5:45. We also still have seats remaining in three Faculty Evaluation System Trainings on Tuesday, August 20.

All of these opportunities are open for registration at You can also register for sessions later in the semester while you are there.

All sessions are open to both full-time and adjunct faculty. You can register for all sessions at You can also “like” us on Facebook at to receive the latest information on sessions, news, conferences, and other noteworthy happenings.

If you have any questions or have problems registering, contact us at

Register now, as space in each session is limited. Also please register early! This semester we are following a “3 x 3” rule for workshops. If workshops do not have at least three registrants by three business days before the scheduled date, they will be canceled. So please don’t wait until the last minute to sign up.

If you have specific questions, we will also be available for drop-ins in the CTE and also in Distance Learning and Instructional Technologies (DLIT) on Friday, August 23 from 9:00 – 3:00. For help with Blackboard or other instructional technology questions, stop by DLIT (316 Main). If you have general teaching questions, stop by the CTE (308 Main).

Thanks, and we hope to see you in the CTE!

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