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Washington Street Campus, Ware Student Commons, Suite 205
2201 S. Washington St
Amarillo, TX 79109

Phone: (806) 371-5920

Email: ctl@actx.edu

 

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Rank and Tenure Pedagogy Courses

 

The Science of Learning

 

Description: This course provides the participant with a foundational understanding of how the brain functions during learning and how to bridge learning theory into educational practice to ensure student success. Participants will also explore research-based principles for smart teaching. Finally, participants will design a learning experience utilizing best practices for brain-based learning.

Time/Dates: (Fall 2020) – email Lori Petty for more information

Location: WARE UG 121 and 122

Professional Learning points: The Rank and Tenure courses do not count towards the Professional Learning points or stipend

Deliverable: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning project with presentation at ACES

Due: ACES January 2021

 


Student Engagement: Theories and Strategies

 

Description: In this course, participants will explore relevant theories of instruction, analyze 21st century learning environments, and identify and practice instructional strategies for student engagement, critical thinking and collaboration in the classroom. Participants will also examine theories of motivation and cognitive engagement in learning. Participants will focus on how classroom, school, work, and social environments shape and influence student learning, engagement, and motivation.

Time/Dates: (Spring 2021) – email Lori Petty for more information

Location: WARE UG 121 and 122

Professional Learning points: The Rank and Tenure courses do not count towards the Professional Learning points or stipend

Deliverable: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning project with presentation at ACES

Due: ACES January 2022

 


How to Register for CTL Professional Learning Cohorts

  1. Go to https://acconnect.actx.edu/
  2. Under the Self-Service section, click WebAdvisor.
  3. Click WebAdvisor for Employees.
  4. In the upper right corner of the screen, click Log In.
  5. Log in with your ACNet ID and Password.
  6. Under Professional Development, click Register for Center for Teaching and Learning Classes.
  7. Click SUBMIT to access a list of courses being offered by CTL.
  8. Click the SELECT box to the left of the workshop for which you wish to register.
  9. Click SUBMIT again at the bottom of the page to finalize your selection(s).

If you have any issues registering please contact Cheryl Oldham at 371-5941, or email cloldham@actx.edu.


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