Center for Technology Enhanced Learning


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Faculty Development Grants Offered

Interested in developing your skills in online teaching and learning? For Spring semester, CTEL is offering a limited number of professional development grants.
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CTEL Offers Digital Learning Innovation Grants

CTEL invites faculty to apply for funding to support projects that involve innovative digital teaching and learning approaches.

Course Design Grants Offered

CTEL has five remaining grants available to support online and blended course design or redesign, in collaboration with a Learning Designer. Grant awards for Spring semester will be $1,000, awarded upon successful completion of grant criteria. Applications will be open until Friday, February 23rd. Click here to apply.
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Quickstart to Online Teaching Offered

USM has turned a corner over the last couple of years. In keeping with the current trend across the higher education universe, our online enrollments are booming and more and more courses are being offered in an online or blended format.
CTEL offers workshop

MSW Department Workshop

Department Workshops Offered This January, CTEL Learning Designers created a workshop tailored for the MSW program to focused on blended course design and teaching practice.

By the Number - Fall 2017 Numbers are in

The Fall 2017 numbers are in and CTEL is sending a big thanks to all USM community members for the many opportunities for collaboration.

CTEL Offers When to Blend Workshop

The Center for Technology Enhanced Learning (CTEL) is pleased to present a one hour workshop on Friday, February 2nd at 10am in 325 Glickman. The topic is "When to Blend." A blended (or hybrid) course is a course that has both live meetings and asynchronous online work. CTEL Learning Designers will cover:

Engaging your Students with Video - Kaltura!

We will explore ways to use Kaltura and video in your courses beyond basic recorded lectures. We’ll look at several different course activities you can integrate that will enable your students to demonstrate their knowledge and project your content through their own personal experience.
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Learning Designer Mike Matis, MEd, Creates CTEL Quick Guides

CTEL has created brief online documents to provide answers to common instructor queries. If you have further questions, please feel free to schedule an appointment with a Learning Designer.

Lunch & Learns: Second Tuesday of Every Month

Join Learning Designers Damien Michaud, PhD, Rucha Modak, PhD and Mike Matis, M.Ed. for skills- and pedagogy-based offerings. If you can’t make the in-person Lunch & Learn, join us for a live webinar the following Wednesday evening covering the same content. Connect via Zoom - make sure to RSVP in order to receive connection info. Every second Tuesday of the month, 12:15-1:45 pm in 325 Glickman on Portland campus. RSVP for lunch or to attend the Wednesday Webinar the following day at 5 pm.