Each year the Committee for Excellence in Learning and Teaching hosts a May workshop for faculty. The theme for the presentation rotates and is selected based on faculty input. The 2021 workshop will be held on May 19, time TBA. The topic selected for the workshop is, Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. To learn more about the May workshop

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2019 Workshop: Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning

Flyer for the Excellence Committee

Teaching across disciplines may take many forms, from teaching interdisciplinary material to teaching students from various fields in one classroom. During this Spring Workshop, we will unpack the unique challenges of teaching across disciplines, share our interdisciplinary experiences, and try interdisciplinary teaching activities in practice.Open PDF



2018 Workshop: Inquiry as a Tool for Modern Teaching and Learning

Inquiry, curiosity, and wondering are some of the most human capacities that exist. Privileging student voice in the process of their learning is critical. Let’s discover how we can empower our students through inquiry to grow and transform their lives. Workshop facilitator Diana Laufenberg will highlight examples, resources, and tips for classroom implementation.

2017 Workshop: Learning Transformed OUT OF THE CLASSROOM and INTO THE COMMUNITY


CELT’s 2017 workshop explored service-learning as a high-impact educational practice at the Committee for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) summer workshop. Co-sponsored by the Service-Learning Faculty Workgroup, Dr. Char Gray, Executive Director of PA Campus Compact, provided principles for designing a service-learning course, tips for practical application, and methods for creating course learning assessments. Participants also heard from a panel of WCU faculty who are currently teaching service-learning courses, and enjoyed lunch with representatives from local community organizations.

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