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Welcome to CeTEAL

Center for Teaching Excellence to Advance Learning

CeTEAL is your center, and we exist to help you improve your instruction, scholarship, distance learning, and leadership and service skills while integrating technology.

To see the list of sessions you have registered to attend, go to My CeTEAL and login. If you have any questions please let us know by emailing


 Alex Hogue

Role-Playing Games and Intrinsic Motivation in the Classroom

Alex Hogue

Like most people of my generation, I grew up playing games at home in my free time, as well as in lessons at all levels of schooling. While I enjoyed both learning and games ...(continued on p.1)

Engaging Students with a New Teaching Style

Brandi Neal

When I was asked to teach the Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST 103) class this semester, I was pumped. The University College had just received a new director of Women’s and ...(continued on p.3)

Brandi Neal
Mary Fischer

Strategies for Promoting Student Learning

Mary Fisher

There is a serious discrepancy between students’ and professors’ expectations regarding the level of effort that is required to be a successful earner at the college level. The Higher Education Research...(continued on p.3)

Students Connect Science Fiction to History

Linda Martin

There is no doubt students are incredibly bright. Unfortunately, their inherent intellect often seems at odds with what they submit for classroom assignments. Where does this disconnect ...(continued on p.5)

Linda Martin

Upcoming Sessions


Writing the Annual Report

10 - 11 a.m.   Kearns 210 | For more info »


Assessing Group Work

9 - 10 a.m.   Kearns 210 | For more info »


Book Talk – Small Teaching

3:30 - 5 p.m.    Kearns 210 | For more info »


Academic Continuity in the Teaching and Learning Environment

10 - 11:30 A.m.    Kearns 210 | For more info »


Coastal Carolina University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you have accommodation needs for CeTEAL sessions, please contact us at as soon as possible. Advance notice is requested to ensure reasonable support services are in place when the session begins.