Center for Teaching & Learning

Announcement    Thursday, March 14, 2024
The Objective Selection Form (OSF) opens today, March 14, for the Spring 2024 semester through April 29. The OSF allows faculty to identify targeted learning objectives to measure teaching effectiveness and faculty response to the OSF drives summative results on the Student Rating of Instruction Survey (SRIS). The primary indicator of teaching effectiveness is how well students rate their progress on learning objectives that faculty mark as important or essential on the OSF. Since...
Announcement    Friday, January 5, 2024
Are you looking to learn more about AI and teaching in academia? If so, please consider the Governor's Teaching Fellows Program (GTF). The Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program, hosted by the Louise McBee Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia, invites applications for the 2024 Spring Symposium, “Artificial Intelligence in the Holistic Classroom.” The Spring Symposium will be held May 19-23, 2024, on the UGA campus. The GTF program, established by Gov. Zell Miller,...
Announcement    Wednesday, December 6, 2023
We are thrilled to extend our warmest congratulations to our Fall 2023 Active Learning 101 completers.  These exceptional faculty members have wholeheartedly embraced active learning strategies, leading the way to transformative educational experiences. Their dedication and enthusiasm are commendable, and we take immense pride in having them as esteemed members of our faculty. Join us in celebrating their accomplishments as Active Learning 101 completers from the Fall 2023 cohort and...
Announcement    Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Digital Bootcamp, a newly developed professional learning opportunity, is a 10-hour certificated course series designed to provide a framework of resources and support to facilitate online teaching at Georgia College & State University. The learning framework presented is based on Quality Matters (QM) principles, allowing learners to apply the concepts to an actual course using our current learning management system, GeorgiaVIEW/D2L.    Throughout this course, learners are presented...
Announcement    Wednesday, December 6, 2023
This hands-on workshop will introduce educators to the practical use of ChatGPT for writing instruction. The workshop will have a particular focus on how ChatGPT and similar tools can support teaching (1) specific writing genres, (2) research literacy and (3) critical technology appraisal. Attendees who wish to participate in the hands-on portion of the workshop should create a free ChatGPT account and bring a laptop. Biography: S. Scott Graham is an associate professor in the Department...
Event    Friday, January 26, 2024
This hands-on workshop will introduce educators to the practical use of ChatGPT for writing instruction. The workshop will have a particular focus on how ChatGPT and similar tools can support teaching (1) specific writing genres, (2) research literacy and (3) critical technology appraisal. Attendees who wish to participate in the hands-on portion of the workshop should create a free ChatGPT account and bring a laptop. Biography: S. Scott Graham is an associate professor in the Department...
Announcement    Monday, November 27, 2023
Please see the November 2023 CTL newsletter for more information on: Spotlighting Dr. Alexandra Berglund, Inaugural Lilly Conference Fellow News from the CTL - Impact Your Teacher Effectiveness Through the Objective Selection Form (OSF); Help Us Promote the Student Rating of Instruction Survey (SRIS) to 65% Thank-a-Teacher @ GCSU - Fall 2023 Spotlight on Faculty Awards - Dr. Micheal T. Stratton The Art and Craft of Portraiture and Presence in the Ina Dillard Russell Library News...
Announcement    Monday, November 27, 2023
The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) often hears from students about how instructors impact their learning and personal growth, making them self-actualized in their endeavors. So as an ongoing basis of support, CTL instituted a Thank-a-Teacher program in the fall of 2021 to acknowledge instructors' contributions to our students. During the fall 2021 semester, we collected and distributed almost 400 student acknowledgments, and we're excited to hear that some faculty are using...
Announcement    Monday, November 27, 2023
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 Thank-a-Teacher @ GCSU program that allows you to do just that. By completing a short survey, you can tell us how a GCSU instructor has helped you reach your goals, and we will send them a letter and certificate on your behalf. No acknowledgment is too small; acknowledging someone who makes a difference enables you to make a positive...
Announcement    Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Your feedback matters. We value your feedback and invite you to complete your Fall Term 2023 course evaluations. The survey period is now open, closing on Dec. 11. 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 with...