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30th Annual Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence Scholars Award

Sep 23,20

The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) is proud to announce this year’s Montague-CTE Scholars.  2020 marks the 30th year that this distinguished honor in teaching excellence has been awarded.

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Virtual Symposium promotes quality language programs for international TAs

Jun 02,20

Texas A&M’s Center for Teaching Excellence hosted a gathering of educators from across the state who equip international graduate students with linguistic and pedagogical skills to meet the demands of a teaching assistantship.

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Graduate Teaching Consultant Call for Nominations

Apr 22,20

2020-2021 Center for Teaching Excellence Graduate Teaching Consultant Fellows Nominations

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The Center for Teaching Excellence - COVID 19

Mar 17,20

In support of Texas A&M’s response to the global outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the staff of the Center for Teaching Excellence will be utilizing alternate work locations until further notice.

If you need immediate assistance, please contact the following personnel and be sure to leave a message:
 
Kristy Brubaker – (979)595-7753
Sherri MacWillie – (254)291-2019
 
All other questions not needing immediate assistance can be emailed to cte@tamu.edu
 
We appreciate your understanding during this evolving situation.
 

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Provost Announces Academic Professional Track Teaching Awards

Mar 09,20

The Texas A&M Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) honored 10 outstanding Academic Professional Track (APT) faculty members February 27th with the inaugural Provost Academic Professional Track Teaching Excellence Awards. 

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Provost Academic Professional Track Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

Oct 01,19

The Center for Teaching Excellence is pleased to introduce a new teaching excellence award for Academic Professional Track (APT) faculty. Ten APT faculty will be recognized for exceptional teaching and awarded $5000, generously gifted by the Marie M. and James H. Galloway Foundation.
 

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CTE Staff Additions and Transitions

Jul 22,19

The Center for Teaching Excellence is pleased to announce two position changes and one new addition.

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21st Century Classroom Building

Jul 15,19

Have you noticed the construction progress of Texas A&M University’s new 21st Century Classroom Building near O.R. Simpson Drill Field? This building will house a variety of innovative learning spaces and is scheduled to open Fall 2020. Check out the video about the building, that also invites faculty to propose to teach in these spaces. Invitation to Teach deadline is September 8. Please contact us if you have any questions the21CCB@tamu.edu.
 
https://21ccb.tamu.edu/

 

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Joining the Academic Development Profession

May 15,19

Clint Patterson, a Center for Teaching Excellence postdoctoral research associate, recently published a reflection of practice as part of an Emerging Voices special issue in the International Journal for Academic Development (IJAD).
 
This reflection on practice describes the first fifty days of a professional transition from student affairs into academic development. Campus collaborations, educational experiences, and holistic student learning are identified as professional parallels between these two institutional divisions. Professionals from student affairs can uniquely contribute to academic development because of their ability to view the campus as a working system and the student as a whole person. This reflection describes how a student affairs background can be a valuable addition and asset to academic development teams.
 
To read more, click here: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1360144X.2019.1593847
 
Patterson, C.A. (2019). Academic development by way of student affairs: reflections from the first fifty days on the job. International Journal for Academic Development 24(2), 209-213.
 

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Data-Enabled Discovery and Design of Energy Materials (D3EM) Fellow Working on Research Project

Feb 22,19

Levi McClenny, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University who holds a fellowship from the Data-Enabled Discovery and Design of Energy Materials (D3EM) training program, is working with Dr. Ulisses Braga-Neto on a research project using state-of-the-art machine learning tools to gain a better overall picture of what happens at the microstructure level in materials. Moreover, he is pursuing a full understanding of the fracturing process in order to predict when breakage or deterioration would occur in military vehicles and other structures and ultimately prevent this from happening in the first place.

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