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2019-2020 ANNUAL REPORT

This past year has been challenging for all of us. During and after the initial shutdowns from the COVID-19 pandemic, CRTLE positioned itself to be a significant resource for faculty and staff as well transitioned to online instruction. Here is a review of what CRTLE accomplished this past year. 

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Learn how to create an effectively engaging online course. In this section, topics include synchronous and asynchronous online courses, best practices for facilitating an engaging online environment, and the myriad technologies and programs available to assist in enhancing student engagement.

The Little Orange Book captures reflections, tips and commentaries on teaching and learning from the members of the University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Its many vignettes span a wide range of topics and teaching interests, from establishing a safe learning space to classroom silences, from curriculum development to modeling the best teachers, and from giving thanks to those teachers who came before us to leaving our own legacies. The Little Orange Book is the perfect text for first-time college instructors who are just getting started on their instructional careers, as well as longtime faculty who have many experiences in the college-level classroom.

Have you struggled to create a vibrant online classroom where all students feel connected?

Check out this recent outstanding article – written by Beth McMurtrie of The Chronicle of Higher Education – on how some professors are creating an engaging and vibrant online classroom.

UTA Classroom During COVID

Explore several approaches on how to effectively engage students in the classroom. Topics include: best practices for motivating students, tips on how to handle controversial topics, how to teach to a large classroom, the benefits of using technology in the classroom.

Our Mission

To engage faculty in research-based practices that innovate and enhance their teaching, resulting in clear and measurable advances in student learning. 

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This section covers several resources for creating effective online courses, for creating high quality hybrid course designs, for maintaining effective online classroom engagement. 

Dr. Andrew Clark and Dr. Ann Cavallo

Our Goals

  • To provide positive support for teaching, inspiring and empowering faculty dedicated to ensuring all students
    learn successfully.
  • To collaborate with faculty across campus on research and grants, emphasizing the exploration and application of innovative and evidence-based teaching and
    learning practices.
  • To promote experiential learning by engaging faculty in implementing the Maverick Advantage high-impact teaching practices: Community Engagement, Undergraduate Research, Career Development, Global Engagement, Leadership Development

Learn all of the components of Canvas.

Meet our New CRTLE Staff Members!

New CRTLE Faculty Mentor Program

Stimulate your mind and relieve some stress during this period of uncertainty.

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