STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

The STEAM Faculty Learning Community from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is exploring teaching at the intersection of the STEM disciplines and the art disciplines. To register for the STEAM Faculty Focus workshop mini-series, go to https://tinyurl.com/STEAMminiseries.  November 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CG 202, Annandale Campus Workshop: “Art for Science or Science for Art?” and a plenary session and … Continue reading STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

Lunch & Learn: PLACE Portfolio Development

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the Office for Prior Learning Assessment cordially invite you to a Lunch & Learn session titled “PLACE (Prior Learning Activity for Credit Evaluation) Portfolio Development.” The session will take place November 12 at 12:00 p.m. at the CETL Center (AN CG 218). To register, email cetl@nvcc.edu. Prior learning assessment is a renewed movement in higher … Continue reading Lunch & Learn: PLACE Portfolio Development

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

The STEAM Faculty Learning Community from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is exploring teaching at the intersection of the STEM disciplines and the art disciplines. To register for the STEAM Faculty Focus workshop mini-series, go to https://tinyurl.com/STEAMminiseries.  November 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CG 202, Annandale Campus Workshop: “Art for Science or Science for Art?” and a plenary session and … Continue reading STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

The STEAM Faculty Learning Community from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is exploring teaching at the intersection of the STEM disciplines and the art disciplines. To register for the STEAM Faculty Focus workshop mini-series, go to https://tinyurl.com/STEAMminiseries.  November 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CG 202, Annandale Campus Workshop: “Art for Science or Science for Art?” and a plenary session and … Continue reading STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

The STEAM Faculty Learning Community from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is exploring teaching at the intersection of the STEM disciplines and the art disciplines. To register for the STEAM Faculty Focus workshop mini-series, go to https://tinyurl.com/STEAMminiseries.  November 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CG 202, Annandale Campus Workshop: “Art for Science or Science for Art?” and a plenary session and … Continue reading STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

CETL Offers Teaching Consultations

CETL to Offer Flipped Classroom Workshop

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning invites you to join the Manassas faculty for “We Flipped! Will You?” This Faculty Focus Series workshop will offer interactive strategies for an inverted classroom. Laura Jean Bhadra and Maryellen Ryan will be the presenters. Workshop dates are October 24, November 14, January 23, March 6 and April 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. In these highly participatory … Continue reading CETL to Offer Flipped Classroom Workshop

Register for Power Up Your Pedagogy

Register for 2015 Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

NOVA’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) proudly presents the 10th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) on January 7 and 8 on the Annandale Campus. This year’s theme is “Bridges: Connecting Our Past and Our Future.” All faculty and professional staff are invited to register. This conference is by faculty and for faculty and proudly showcases the impressive talents of NOVA faculty. As NOVA … Continue reading Register for 2015 Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

CETL Offers Teaching Consultations

CETL Offers Teaching Consultations

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) offers teaching consultations and this is the time of the semester to take advantage of this amazing service. Would you like to learn more about your teaching? Would you like to discuss your teaching practices with someone? Are there areas where you want to improve your teaching or try something new? Do you want to have … Continue reading CETL Offers Teaching Consultations

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CETL Professional Development – Register Now!

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) has so much to offer NOVA faculty. The CETL Teaching Institute (new) The CETL Teaching Institute (CTI) is a series of half-day, monthly sessions during the 2014-2015 academic year. The sessions are designed to provide an opportunity to systematically review faculty teaching practices, expand pedagogical content knowledge, develop courses with an insight to NOVA students, become interconnected with … Continue reading CETL Professional Development – Register Now!

NOVA Welcomes New Faculty

NOVA Welcomes New Faculty

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Human Resources officially welcomed the new 2014-2015 faculty class on August 14. More than 50 faculty members joined the College from various backgrounds and experiences. Many have been NOVA adjuncts and several are new to the College. The highlight of the day was a wonderful welcome from President Robert G. Templin, Jr., who spoke with compassion and … Continue reading NOVA Welcomes New Faculty

New Adjunct Faculty Orientation for Annandale

New Adjunct Faculty Orientation for Annandale

The Annandale Campus held its annual Fall semester New Adjunct Faculty Orientation on August 16. This semiannual event is coordinated by Andrew Goldstein, Annandale coordinator of evening administration, and Cindy Miller, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning acting coordinator. This session hosted 30 new adjunct faculty members and took place in Annandale’s CA building’s all-purpose room. New Annandale adjunct faculty members attended the main … Continue reading New Adjunct Faculty Orientation for Annandale

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CETL Supports Faculty Development

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) welcomes you to the 2014-2015 academic year. All faculty are encouraged to take advantage of their resources. The CETL has programs for professional development that focus in three different areas: (1) Teaching Practice, (2) Scholarship and Professionalism and (3) Work-Life Balance. Ultimately, CETL is here to support faculty and help faculty grow and thrive. The CETL … Continue reading CETL Supports Faculty Development

Congratulations to the 2013-2014 New Faculty Class

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) wishes to congratulate all members of the 2013-14 New Faculty class. This year’s class has completed an entire year of New Faculty Orientation, visited each campus, heard many speakers and learned how NOVA operates as one institution. At their last meeting, Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Services Melvin Schiavelli spoke about many issues that affect … Continue reading Congratulations to the 2013-2014 New Faculty Class

CETL Honors NOVA’s 2013-2014 SuperProfs

CETL Honors NOVA’s 2013-2014 SuperProfs

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) recognizes instructors nominated by their peers for being a “Super Professor.” This is a wonderful opportunity to recognize great people throughout the College. The 2013-2014 SuperProfs included: Mike Amey (AL), Liberal Arts, nominated by Carlos Schroder for being a super colleague. Joyce Brotton (AN), English, nominated by the Annandale Provost’s Office. Brotton recently retired after many years of service to … Continue reading CETL Honors NOVA’s 2013-2014 SuperProfs

CETL Hosts Reception for NOVA Fulbright Scholars

CETL Hosts Reception for NOVA Fulbright Scholars

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the Office for Global Studies and Programs hosted a reception for NOVA Fulbright Scholars on April 3. The event, in honor of all Fulbright Scholars, was attended by faculty and staff from several NOVA campuses. The Fulbright Scholars at the event included Dr. Amy Gilley (AN), Communication Studies and Theater Arts, who recently returned from Bosnia and Herzegovina; Dr. … Continue reading CETL Hosts Reception for NOVA Fulbright Scholars

CETL Continues Study of Mindfulness

The Faculty Associates of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) hosted “Mindfulness for You and Your Teaching” on March 28. Attendees at this seminar learned techniques to cultivate focus in the classroom, the neuroscience of mindfulness and how to reduce stress, foster creativity and create a compassionate community. Even though one of the sessions is over, it is not too late to register for … Continue reading CETL Continues Study of Mindfulness

Reception and Discussion with Fulbright Scholars

Reception and Discussion With Fulbright Scholars

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the Office for Global Studies and Programs cordially invite you to a reception and discussion on April 3 in CETL Center, CG 218 on the Annandale Campus. This event is in honor of NOVA’s Fulbright Scholars: Dr. Amy Gilley Fulbright Scholar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina Dr. Min Ji Fulbright Scholar in Residence Sichuan Normal University, … Continue reading Reception and Discussion With Fulbright Scholars

CETL Brown Bag Session: Flip, Click and Learn

CETL Brown Bag Session: Flip, Click and Learn

On March 6, the Center for Excellence and Teaching, and the Technology Application Center co-sponsored a Brown Bag session on the Manassas Campus called “Flip, Click and Learn: Interactive Strategies for an Interactive Classroom.” In “Developing Learner-Centered Teaching; a Practical Guide for Faculty,” Phyllis Blumberg wrote, “To meet the needs of today’s college student we may need to use a broad range of instructional strategies, especially … Continue reading CETL Brown Bag Session: Flip, Click and Learn

Reception and Discussion with Fulbright Scholars

CETL Presents Mindfulness for You and Your Teaching

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning invites you to participate in a Faculty Focus Seminar called “Focus. Calm. Empathy. Learn. Mindfulness for You and Your Teaching.” Date: Friday, March 28 Time: 8:30 a.m. to Noon Location: CE Forum, Annandale Campus Do these questions interest you? • Are you losing focus in this often stressed out multitasking culture? • Are you on automatic pilot in … Continue reading CETL Presents Mindfulness for You and Your Teaching

Recognizing and Responding to Distressed Students

Mark your calendars to attend a workshop about recognizing and responding to distressed students, on March 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Annandale Campus, CN 117. Space is limited to 50 participants, so please register at http://tinyurl.com/keppbb2. Recognizing and responding to students with mental health issues is a real concern for many teaching faculty. Have you noticed a student who appears to be preoccupied and … Continue reading Recognizing and Responding to Distressed Students

Invitation to Reception and Discussion with Fulbright Scholars

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the Office for Global Studies and Programs cordially invite you to a reception and discussion on April 3 in CETL Center, CG 218 on the Annandale Campus. This event is in honor of NOVA’s Fulbright Scholars: Dr. Amy Gilley Fulbright Scholar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina Dr. Min Ji Fulbright Scholar in Residence Sichuan Normal University, … Continue reading Invitation to Reception and Discussion with Fulbright Scholars

Faculty Focus Series: Learning-Centered Teaching

Faculty Focus Series: Learning-Centered Teaching

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CETL) cordially invites you to participate in an innovative Faculty Focus series. This is a five-part series about Learning-Centered Teaching and what you might need to transition to a teaching practice that moves toward learning-centered teaching. By Monday, March 17, faculty should have received an email with links to (1) a short video summary of the series, and (2) an in-depth article … Continue reading Faculty Focus Series: Learning-Centered Teaching

CETL Invites You to Join the STEAM Faculty Learning Community

CETL Invites You to Join the STEAM Faculty Learning Community

The STEAM Faculty Learning Community (FLC), sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), invites old and new members to return and/or join the community. This community is dedicated to the study and dissemination of information and projects about teaching at the intersection of the STEM disciplines with art and other creative disciplines. The core group that is now facilitating this community … Continue reading CETL Invites You to Join the STEAM Faculty Learning Community

The Intersection of Art and Science

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) faculty learning community invites you to an exhibition where art and science intersect. Offered as Supervised Study 299: The Creative Mind, the course is managed by a team of NOVA faculty who are interested in exploring the connections between STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and the arts (drawing, painting, … Continue reading The Intersection of Art and Science

The Intersection of Art and Science

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) faculty learning community invite you to an exhibition where art and science intersect. Offered as Supervised Study 299: The Creative Mind, the course is managed by a team of NOVA faculty who are interested in exploring the connections between STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and the arts (drawing, painting, … Continue reading The Intersection of Art and Science