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Center for the Advancement of Teaching

Our mission is to advance the art and science of teaching and learning.

CAT XX Newsletter

Hopefully by now you've seen a copy of CAT's special 20th anniversary newsletter, but if not, you can download an electronic version (which is in color). [more]

Mission Values Program Committee

As CAT considers expanding its mission, we invite you to take a look at the work as it unfolds and let us know what you think. [more]

CAT Annual Report

Our August 2014 annual report is now available. [more]

New Courses

Teaching a new course at Xavier? Revised an existing course? Please list it.

Fall 2014:
Advanced Intercultural and Interethnic Communication [more]

Fall 2014:
Writing Women and Race [more]

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Upcoming Events

September 29th-December 8th:
Contemplation & Conversation Every Monday this semester [details]

Friday, October 24th:
T'ai Chi Learn the ancient Chinese art of movement [details]

Tuesday, October 28th:
Blackboard Collaborate Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or virtual office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing. [details]

Wednesday, October 29th:
Reading Textbooks RTLT [details]

Thursday, October 30th:
Halloween Social Hour Social Hour [details]

Monday, November 3rd:
Positives of Online/Hybrid Teaching and Learning Come listen to the experts and hear about their successes in distance education [details]

Thursday, November 13th:
Contemplative Pedagogy Workshop Specifics TBA [details]

Friday, November 14th:
Writing Lock-in Pilot Writing Lock-in Pilot [details]

Thursday, February 5th:
E-Accessibility Part 2 Adding to our previous presentation for visually-impaired students, Part 2 will provide you with ways to enhance your Bb content for hear-impaired students as well. [details]

Thursday, March 12th:
Virtual Fishbowl: Discussing Student Readiness and Computer Literacy Using a "fishbowl" format, we'll meet virtually to discuss ways to improve student readiness to use Blackboard, especially in online courses. Solutions will be presented to the XULA Online Advisory Board for action. [details]

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Kennesaw State University maintains a list of journals that publish SoTL research and/or address issues in higher education as well as a list of teaching conferences.


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