The CEI collaborates across the University to advance effective teaching and engaged learning.

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The CEI supports faculty, instructors, and academic leaders as they design innovative curricula, explore research-based pedagogies, and create high quality learning environments online and in person.

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Pedagogical Innovations Journal Club

The Pedagogical Innovations Journal Club will meet on October 18, 2016, from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm in UOP 444. Peter C. Brown, lead author of "Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning" will join us to discuss his book and answer questions

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Senior Faculty Fellows Learning Community

Senior faculty members are invited to participate in this new semester-based program.More information.




Teaching Support Workshop

Learn about "Maximizing student learning while minimizing cognitive load" in this TeachingSupport@UMN sponsored workshop. The workshop will take place on October 4, 2016 from 10:30-11:30 amd Learn more.

Teaching Assistant Professional Development Program

This new program offers graduate students and TAs a venue to be formally recognized for their investment in their professional development Learn more.

Upcoming CEI Workshops

Discussions that Work (Oct 3 & Oct 12)

Efficient Grading Strategies (Oct 15)

English Pronunciation for Academics: Word Stress (Oct 31)