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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CEI Staff Member Goes to Chile

CEI staff member Christina Petersen has spent the week in Valparaiso, Chile, sharing her active learning classroom expertise. She told her hosts "I feel very happy and proud to be here and help with this methodology, and at the same time I'm learning a lot from Chile to take back when I return to Minnesota." A Spanish language article about her experience is here.


Designing for Learning in the 21st Century

This new faculty learning community, which will take place during the 2016-2017 academic year, represents a unique opportunity to learn from peers and leverage support of diverse experts in the field of teaching and learning with technology.

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Teaching Enrichment Series

The 2016 Teaching Enrichment Series will take place from 9:00 am to 11:50 am on August 31 and Sept 1.Sessions include Grading Participation, Accessible Usable Instructional Materials, and Teaching that Sticks: Developing Memorable Presentations. Full schedule.

Early Career Teaching Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016-2017 Early Career Teaching Program. Participants attend monthly workshops facilitated by master teachers as well as participate in small group discussions. Learn more.

Internationalizing Teaching and Learning

Applications are now being accepted for the Internationalizing Teaching and Learning Faculty Cohort Program. As part of this multidisciplinary faculty cohort, you will engage in a year-long process to design or redesign courses that prepare global-ready students. Learn more.