Center for Teaching & Learning

Announcement    Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor now available at Georgia College!  Respondus LockDown Browser® is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within GeorgiaVIEW in order to prevent cheating during exams. LockDown Browser prevents access to other applications, including messaging and screen-sharing. Right-click options, keyboard shortcuts, and copy/pasting functionalities are disabled during the exam attempt. Students cannot exit the quiz until their attempt has...
Event    Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor now available at Georgia College!  Respondus LockDown Browser® is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within GeorgiaVIEW in order to prevent cheating during exams. LockDown Browser prevents access to other applications, including messaging and screen-sharing. Right-click options, keyboard shortcuts, and copy/pasting functionalities are disabled during the exam attempt. Students cannot exit the quiz until their attempt has...
Announcement    Tuesday, November 23, 2021
To provide a better understanding of the GC Journeys initiative and help you decide how to incorporate transformative experiences and essential skills into your courses or program, we designed a pair of workshops, Transformative Experiences, and Essential Learning Outcomes, both of which have been shown to increase student retention and student engagement rates. GC Journeys is the answer to several questions: How can faculty and staff make their work more joyful, meaningful, and purposeful?...
Event    Thursday, December 16, 2021
To provide a better understanding of the GC Journeys initiative and help you decide how to incorporate transformative experiences and essential skills into your courses or program, we designed a pair of workshops, Transformative Experiences, and Essential Learning Outcomes, both of which have been shown to increase student retention and student engagement rates. GC Journeys is the answer to several questions: How can faculty and staff make their work more joyful, meaningful, and purposeful?...
Announcement    Monday, November 22, 2021
Linked please find the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) November newsletter. Included is information on upcoming CUR events and deadlines, a call for proposals for the inaugural ConnectUR conference, a call for reviewers for both the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) and Posters on the Hill abstract reviewers, updates on the upcoming NCUR conference for 2022, a reminder that Posters on the Hill 2022 submissions are due in December 2021, an opportunity to register...
Announcement    Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Your feedback matters! We value your feedback and invite you to complete your Fall Term 2021 course evaluations. The survey period opens today and will close December 6. Every survey is confidential and your thoughtful responses regarding the instructional aspects of the course provide faculty with insights about course effectiveness and give insight into future improvements for the course and programs. Your instructor may set aside time in class to complete the surveys. Any device...
Announcement    Tuesday, November 16, 2021
The Student Rating of Instruction Survey (SRIS) opens November 16 and will be available for students to complete through December 6. Please encourage your students to complete the Student Rating of Instruction (SRIS) survey. We need a 65% completion rate for usable data. To locate updates to your class response rate, log in to Campus Labs using your Unify credentials. Research and best practice consistently show the single greatest factor to increase participation in online student...
Announcement    Monday, November 15, 2021
Is there a GC instructor who has positively impacted your life, and you want to recognize them? If so, the Center for Teaching and learning developed a program, Thank-a-Teacher, beginning Fall 2021. By completing a short seven (7) question form, you can tell us how a GC instructor has helped you reach your goals, and we will send them a letter and certificate on your behalf. No acknowledgment is too small and acknowledging someone who makes a difference enables you to make a positive...
Announcement    Monday, November 15, 2021
The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) often hears from students about the impact instructors have on their learning and personal growth, making them self-actualized in their endeavors. So as an ongoing basis of support, CTL will institute a Thank-a-Teacher program at Georgia College (GC) beginning Fall 2021 to acknowledge the contributions GC instructors make to our students. After collecting student feedback, we will provide the named instructors with a certificate and letter...
Announcement    Friday, October 22, 2021
Below please find a list of the upcoming workshops hosted by the CTL. For updates and additions, please check out our public calendar. Register for any of these workshops through our Program Registration Form! CANCELED, WILL RESCHEDULE - Essential Learning Outcomes November 1 - 3:30 pm to 5 pm GC Journeys is the answer to several issues which came to the fore in 2015 as we reflected on 20 years of our liberal arts mission: How could faculty and staff make our work more joyful, meaningful,...