A Unique, Eye-Opening Faculty Exchange

A Unique, Eye-Opening Faculty Exchange

Between October 12 and 26, Barbara Crain (LO) had the pleasure of hosting Nana Kwame Baah-Koran from Ghana as part of the Loudoun Campus’ VACIE-VCCS Faculty Exchange Program. During this time, she learned that her very gracious guest was not only the head of the math department at Sunyani Polytechnic but was also very interested in different teaching techniques, so they kept very busy. Baah-Koran … Continue reading A Unique, Eye-Opening Faculty Exchange

CETL Workshop & Talk – Registration Open

CETL Workshop & Talk – Registration Open

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the NOVA Sustainability Office are very proud to announce an event where pedagogical practices are seen in the context of civic issues and environmental sustainability. You do not want to miss it! “How We Learn on Campus Tells Us About Life Issues in Our Larger World” is a case study in using the campus as a … Continue reading CETL Workshop & Talk – Registration Open

CETL Invites You to Join the STEAM Faculty Learning Community

CETL Workshop & Talk – Registration Open

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the NOVA Sustainability Office are very proud to announce an event where pedagogical practices are seen in the context of civic issues and environmental sustainability. You do not want to miss it! “How We Learn on Campus Tells Us About Life Issues in Our Larger World” is a case study in using the campus as a … Continue reading CETL Workshop & Talk – Registration Open

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CETL Teaching Consultation Available to You

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and your Faculty Associates are available to consult with you about any aspect of teaching. Teaching Consultations allow you to take a new look at your teaching practices, create opportunities for you to explore and further your own goals for teaching, and, importantly, allow you to improve student learning. All consultations are completely confidential. No information is shared with anyone … Continue reading CETL Teaching Consultation Available to You

CETL Offers Services to All Faculty

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) offers teaching consultations. Would you like to learn more about your teaching? Are there areas where you want to improve your teaching or try something new? Do you want to have someone observe you teach before your formal evaluation? Would you like to know what your students need from you in a just-in-time fashion? Have you … Continue reading CETL Offers Services to All Faculty

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2013-2014 New Faculty First Year Experience Starts

The NOVA New Faculty Class of 2013-2014 kicked-off their Faculty First Year Experience on August 13 with a day-long event. Human Resources and benefits vendors were there in the morning with a Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning kick-off event in the afternoon. New faculty will continue to meet with one another as they visit campuses, meet the provosts and hear invited speakers throughout … Continue reading 2013-2014 New Faculty First Year Experience Starts

Back by Popular Demand

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) brings you the semester-long Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for New and Seasoned Faculty. The final session remaining is here! Please click here to register. This session will be from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CETL Center (AN CG 218). April 29 Round Table discussion of all of the sessions Please come to this … Continue reading Back by Popular Demand

Back By Popular Demand

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) brings you the semester-long Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for New and Seasoned Faculty. There are two sessions remaining. Come to one or all. Please click here to register. Both sessions are from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CETL Center (AN CG 218). April 22 Strategies for Engaging Students in the Learning Process Facilitator, … Continue reading Back By Popular Demand

Dr. Robert Beichner

CETL’s Leading Voices Speaker Series Continues: SCALE–UP

The Student-Centered Active Learning Environment with Upside-down Pedagogies will be April 19 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Manassas Innovation Park Center. Speaker: Dr. Robert Beichner Director of North Carolina State STEM Initiative North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina Register: http://www.nvcc.edu/cetl/training/ From Beichner’s website: Educational research indicates that students should collaborate on interesting tasks and be deeply involved with the material they are … Continue reading CETL’s Leading Voices Speaker Series Continues: SCALE–UP

Back by Popular Demand

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) brings you the semester long Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for New and Seasoned Faculty. There are two sessions remaining! Come to one or all! Please click here to register. Both sessions are from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CETL Center (AN CG 218). April 22 Strategies for Engaging Students in the Learning Process … Continue reading Back by Popular Demand

Dr. Robert Beichner

CETL’s Leading Voices Speaker Series Continues: SCALE–UP

The Student-Centered Active Learning Environment with Upside-down Pedagogies will be April 19 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Manassas Innovation Park Center. Speaker: Dr. Robert Beichner Director of North Carolina State STEM Initiative North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina Register: http://www.nvcc.edu/cetl/training/  From Beichner’s website: Educational research indicates that students should collaborate on interesting tasks and be deeply involved with the material they are … Continue reading CETL’s Leading Voices Speaker Series Continues: SCALE–UP

Back by Popular Demand

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) brings you the semester long Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for New and Seasoned Faculty. There are two sessions remaining! Come to one or all! Please click here to register. Both sessions are from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CETL Center (AN CG 218). April 22 Strategies for Engaging Students in the Learning Process … Continue reading Back by Popular Demand

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CETL Presents Faculty Focus Series

Back by popular demand! The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) presents the semester-long Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for New and Seasoned Faculty. Three sessions are remaining. Come to one or all! All sessions are from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CETL Center (AN CG 218). Please click here to register. Remaining series sessions: April 8 Creating Significant Learning Experiences … Continue reading CETL Presents Faculty Focus Series

Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for Faculty

Back by popular demand! The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) presents the semester-long Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for New and Seasoned Faculty. Three sessions are remaining. Come to one or all! All sessions are from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CETL Center (AN CG 218) Please click here to register. Remaining series sessions: March 25 Designing Valid Multiple Choice Exams … Continue reading Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for Faculty

Rethinking Learning in an Information Age

Event details: Dr. Ike Shibley Associate Professor of Chemistry and Science Program Coordinator Penn State Berks College Pennsylvania State University System March 29 9:00 am to 12:00 p.m. CE Seminar Rooms The pedagogical notion that students construct knowledge aligns with what is currently known about the neurobiology of learning. In this workshop, participants will examine some of the technology that facilitates learning outside of class … Continue reading Rethinking Learning in an Information Age

Autism Workshop Available (LOCATION CHANGE)

Please take advantage of the professional development opportunities sponsored by the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic & Student Services, Human Resources and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). Registration is through the NOVA Academy.  Managing Disruptive Behaviors in the College Classroom: Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHD  Presenter: Larrie Ellen Randall, Educational Consultant, Starfish Savers. LLC SESSION DESCRIPTION The … Continue reading Autism Workshop Available (LOCATION CHANGE)

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Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for Faculty

Back by popular demand! The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) presents the semester-long Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for New and Seasoned Faculty. Three sessions are remaining. Come to one or all! All sessions are from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CETL Center (AN CG 218) Please click here to register. Remaining series sessions: March 25 Designing Valid Multiple Choice Exams … Continue reading Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for Faculty

Spring Speaker Series

Rethinking Learning in an Information Age

Event details: Dr. Ike Shibley Associate Professor of Chemistry and Science Program Coordinator Penn State Berks College Pennsylvania State University System March 29 9:00 a.m. to Noon CE Seminar Rooms The pedagogical notion that students construct knowledge aligns with what is currently known about the neurobiology of learning. In this workshop, participants will examine some of the technology that facilitates learning outside of class such … Continue reading Rethinking Learning in an Information Age

Professional Development Available

Take advantage of these professional development opportunities sponsored by the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic & Student Services, Human Resources and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). Registration is through the NOVA Academy.  Instructional Strategies and Supports to Improve Outcomes for College Students with Asperger’s Syndrome Karen Berlin, Educational Specialist, T-TAC, George Mason University SESSION DESCRIPTION March 22 | 10:00 … Continue reading Professional Development Available

Dr. Ike Shibley

CETL’s Leading Voices Speaker Series with Dr. Ike Shibley

Mark your calendar for “Rethinking Learning in an Information Age” on March 29 at 9:00 a.m. at the Annandale Campus, CE Forum Seminar Rooms A through D. The Leading Voices Speaker will be Dr. Ike Shibley, associate professor of chemistry and science program coordinator at Penn State Berks College, Pennsylvania State University System. To register: http://www.nvcc.edu/cetl/training/ Knowledge may have once been housed primarily in universities … Continue reading CETL’s Leading Voices Speaker Series with Dr. Ike Shibley

CETL Faculty Focus Series

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) again brings you the semester-long Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for New and Seasoned Faculty. Please click here to register. All sessions are from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CETL Center (AN CG 218). The remaining sessions are: March 25 – Designing Valid Multiple Choice Exams Learn how to test along a cognitive process dimension from lower orders … Continue reading CETL Faculty Focus Series

CETL Faculty Focus Series

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) again brings you the semester-long Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for New and Seasoned Faculty. Please click here to register. All sessions are from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CETL Center (AN CG 218). The remaining sessions are: March 4– Beginning at the End: Do your goals, assessments, and activities align? Facilitator – Cindy Miller March 25 – Designing … Continue reading CETL Faculty Focus Series

Professional Development Available

Take advantage of these professional development opportunities sponsored by the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic & Student Services, Human Resources, and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). Registration is through the NOVA Academy.  Understanding the Autism Spectrum at a Community College Is Critical to Providing Appropriate Services to Students Larrie Ellen Randall, Educational Consultant, Starfish Savers LLC SESSION DESCRIPTION March … Continue reading Professional Development Available

Provost Barbara Saperstone and Robin Pachtman

Tech Open House: Staff and Faculty Visit the Zoo, Too

Robin Pachtman moved the “petting zoo” on February 7 from the Annandale Library to the Faculty and Staff Resource Center (FSRC). Dubbed a Technology Open House, the event gave staff and faculty the opportunity to see the same “pets” available to their students in the Library as well as clickers, tabletop projectors and iPads available for them to borrow in the Center for Excellence in … Continue reading Tech Open House: Staff and Faculty Visit the Zoo, Too

Professional Development Available

Take advantage of these professional development opportunities sponsored by the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic & Student Services, Human Resources, and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). Registration is through the NOVA Academy.  Understanding the Autism Spectrum at a Community College is Critical to Providing Appropriate Services to Students Larrie Ellen Randall, Educational Consultant, Starfish Savers. LLC SESSION DESCRIPTION … Continue reading Professional Development Available