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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


 Lisa Winters

Instructional Coaching Encourages Reflection

Lisa Winters

As a student-centered institution, CCU places great emphasis on high- quality teaching. CeTEAL offers a variety of resources to assist faculty with teaching effectiveness, but the services and trainings that have been...(continued on p.1)

Understanding Student Tech Support at CCU

Jenifer Riddei

Technology support and education is an essential area of support within the realm of higher education today. With technology personnel support, tools, and education, our daily functions can be enhanced and the value of the…(continued on p.3)

Jenifer Riddei
Elizabeth Howie

Writing Circles Provide Support for Publishing

Elizabeth Howie

I have found CeTEAL’s Writing Circles to be of enormous help in my research and writing process. First, at the beginning of each semester, group members design and commit to detailed work...(continued on p.5)

Engaging Students in the Semiotics of Culture

Jose Sanjines

Perhaps it shouldn’t have surprised me that semiotics (the science that studies signs, sign systems and sign processes) would turn out to be an ideal subject for an online class. After all the very nature of online...(continued on p.4)

Jose Sanjines
Patti Edwards

Becoming a More Effective Teacher

Patti Edwards

During the early weeks of last summer, I participated in CeTEAL’s Teaching Effectiveness Institute (TEI). The institute was designed to help faculty develop evidence-based skills for effective teaching, re?ect on...(continued on p.4)

Upcoming Sessions


Teaching Effectiveness Institute Overview

11 - 11:50 a.m.   Kearns 210 | For more info »


Using Office Hours as an Opportunity to Facilitate Deep Learning

10 - 11:00 a.m.    Kearns 210 | For more info »


Understanding VALUE Rubrics: Purpose and Function in Assessing the New Core Curriculum

2 - 2:50 p.m.    Kearns 210 | For more info »


Minimizing Student Tech Excuses

2 - 3:00 p.m.    Kearns 210 | For more info »


Stress Awareness Week

April 2 - 8, 2017

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.