Services How can we assist you? The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) is available to support faculty through individual consultations, small groups, formal workshops, and professional development sessions regarding topics such as: Course development, design, and revisionCourse problem solving for all course delivery methodsClassroom strategies and developing activitiesCurriculum/course mapping and alignmentAlignment between program and course learning outcomesAssessment mapping, development, and analysisWriting learning objectives that establish clear expectations for studentsAligning learning objectives and course materials with assessmentsSyllabi review Professional Services, Scholarship, and Research The Center also supports faculty growth at all career stages. Additional services include: Opportunities to develop and present collaborative professional development sessions with CETL staffResearch and grant assistance, principally related to teaching and learningFaculty on-boardingConfidential teaching observations Course Review and Consultations Faculty can schedule a one-on-one consultation with a CETL staff member for a brief or expanded course review. Let us help you develop your own best pedagogical practices based on the scholarship of teaching and learning. Faculty may request certification letter of Excellence in Course Design after a positive expanded course review. Brief Course Review: In a brief course review, a CETL team member will perform an evaluation of key course components listed under the tier one criteria below. After the review, the consultant and the faculty member will discuss possible action plans to put into practice (including an expanded course review) later in the semester. Expanded Course Review: In an expanded course review, an expert from the CETL will perform an exhaustive evaluation of a faculty member’s course, providing detailed analysis and feedback using both the tier one and tier two criteria (listed below). The expanded course review will include a classroom observation (either in-person or virtually) as well as follow-up discussions regarding the feedback and analysis. TIER ONE CRITERIA: course navigation/usability, technical requirements, learning activities, syllabus design, instructional elements, and inclusivity/accessibility. TIER TWO CRITERIA: (includes tier one criteria) course outcome alignment, assessments and feedback (including rubrics), interactive/collaborative assignments, grading policies, and demonstration faculty’s continuous improvement. Forthcoming: Earn Badges and CETL Micro-Credentials Digital Education Services The CETL also offers a myriad of services through the Office of Digital Education which includes, but is not limited to, assisting faculty with: Creating and deploying tests and examinations (including Respondus lock-down browser)Creating and using rubrics in BlackboardUploading video content to Microsoft Stream and via CamtasiaImplementing and Using Blackboard with Classic or Ultra viewsMany other additional services Please visit the CETL offices on the third floor of the McNichols Campus Library (room 326) or contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 313-578-0580. We’re happy to help you set up an appointment, hear your suggestions for professional development, or for you to meet with one of our experts regarding course design, the Blackboard L.M.S. or other queries regarding digital education.