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CTE Workshops

The Center for Teaching Excellence offers many different workshops covering a wide range of topics ranging from classroom management and course design to instructional technology and inclusive teaching. They are offered on a consistent schedule each semester. The workshops are informal and interactive and offer faculty and staff a safe environment to share and discuss their experiences. The Center also offers graduate student-specific workshops through the Academy of Future Faculty program. 
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Other CTE Events

The Center is deeply involved in a wide range of programs and initiatives across the entire University. Over the course of the year it sponsors and helps support many different academic and social events such as showcases, receptions, and luncheons—all of which aim to highlight and recognize the achievements and successes related to teaching and learning at Texas A&M University.  

One of the University’s major initiatives is to provide TAMU students with transformative learning experiences. The Humanizing Education, Learning, and Leadership On/Offline (HELLO2) program is designed to provide faculty and staff opportunities to learn more about the following focus areas:
1.         Active Learning and Student Engagement
2.         Transformational Teaching and Learning
3.         Learner-Centered Teaching
4.         Instructional Technology for Student Learning and Engagement
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate signed by the Office of the Dean of Faculties, the Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence, and the Director of Instructional Technology Services.
Participants will complete the following requirements over 3 consecutive long semesters.

  1. Attend a total of 7 workshops (1 program overview session, 3 required sessions, and 3 elective sessions). Participants will complete the program overview session first. All other sessions can be taken in any order. Program sessions will be facilitated by the Center for Teaching Excellence, Instructional Technology Services, and the College of Liberal Arts.  
  1. Participants will work individually with a Center for Teaching Excellence Instructional Consultant. These 2 required meetings may include discussions on teaching philosophy, course syllabus, and other topics related to transformational instruction.
Interested faculty and staff are invited to attend an initial orientation/informational session titled Humanizing Education, Learning, and Leadership On/Offline (HELLO2) on either of the dates below. Space is limited, so please register at http://ers.tamu.edu/. (Please note that this certificate program is only available for faculty and staff. Graduate students can find other professional development opportunities here.) 
Thursday, September 14th, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, MSC 2406A
Wednesday, September 27th, 1:00-3:00 PM, RDER 410

HELLO2 Curriculum and Session Schedule
  Session Time and Location
Required Orientation Session Orientation Session: Humanizing Education, Learning, and Leadership On/Offline (HELLO2) Overview
Thursday, Sep 14th, 10:00-12:00 PM, MSC 2406A, Register at: http://ers.tamu.edu/
Wednesday, Sep 27th, 1:00-3:00, RDER 410, Register at: http://ers.tamu.edu/
Required Session 1
(Choose 1)
Interactive Teaching Methods (Facilitated by Center for Teaching Excellence)
Tuesday, Oct 10th, 1:00 – 3:00 PM, MSC 2504, Register at: http://ers.tamu.edu/
  Strategies and Technologies to Promote Active Learning (Facilitated by College of Liberal Arts)
Tuesday, Oct 17th, 1:30-3:30 PM, HELD 004. Register at:
Required Session 2
(Choose 1)
6 Pillars of Student Engagement (Facilitated by the College of Liberal Arts)
Friday, Sep 22nd, 1:30-3:30 PM, HELD 004, Register at:
  Starting Your Class With a Punch (Facilitated by Instructional Technology Services) Monday, Aug 21st, 2:00-4:00 PM, HELD 004,  Register at: http://its.tamu.edu/training
Thursday, Sep 21st, 2:00-4:00 PM, HELD 004, Register at: http://its.tamu.edu/training
Required Session 3 Educating Every Aggie: Enhancing Teaching and Learning for All Students With Universal Design and Technology (Facilitated by Center for Teaching Excellence, Instructional Technology Services, Disability Services, Center for Disability and Development)
Tuesday, Nov 14th, 10:00-12:00 PM, MSC 2502, Register at: http://ers.tamu.edu/
Center for Teaching Excellence Mobile Devices in the Classroom
Integrating Technology in Your Teaching to Promote Active Learning
Interactive Teaching Methods
Facilitating Effective Small Groups
Effective Exam Item Creation

How Students Learn and Why They Struggle

Creating Inclusive Classrooms for LGBTQ+ Students
Find session dates and times under Center for Teaching Excellence and register at:
Instructional Technology Services Start Your Course with a PUNCH
PeerCeptive Peer Review Software
Best Practices When Using Video
Best Practice of Teaching Online
Creating Accessible Course Materials
Introduction to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
Find session dates and times and register at:
College of Liberal Arts 6 Pillars of Student Engagement
Strategies and Technologies to Promote Active Learning
Video in the Classroom
Flipping the Classroom
Find session dates and times under College of Liberal Arts and register at:
Disability Services, Center for Disability and Development, and Center for Teaching Excellence Aggie Disability Awareness Tuesday, Sep 12th, 9:00-12:00, RDER 410
Wednesday, Oct 11th, 1:00-4:00, RDER 510
Thursday, Nov 16th, 1:00-4:00, RDER 510

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