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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


Tiffany Hollis

How to Address Hot Moments and Facilitate Difficult Discussions in a College Classroom

Tiffany Hollis

What happens when Student A disagrees with Student B, they begin to argue, and Student A gets up in Student B’s face and tries to argue his point as the other students and the professor look on? What is the ... Read more (p.1, pdf file)

Badging in First Year Composition

Denise Paster

Since the fall of 2014, the First-Year Composition Program has used digital badges to provide students with a united introduction to the expectations associated with college level writing. This badging program, which was spearheaded by ... Read more (p.4, pdf file)

Denise Paster
Shari Orisich

Reacting to the Past - The Trial of Galileo

Sheri Orisich

Could it be true, that the Earth revolves around the Sun? Isn’t the Earth the motionless center of our universe as Aristotle described? Then how does Galileo’s ... Read more (p.3, pdf file)

To my Students: I’ve Failed You in the Past, But I Might Fail You Better in the Future

Dennis Earl

Dear students, I’m writing something of a confessional, but with a promise to do better by way of helping you learn. I confess that for a long time, I’ve been worried about the grading system we’re all pretty familiar ... Read more (p.5, pdf file)

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George Warriner

CeTEAL Welcomes New Instructional Technology Trainer

George Warriner

CeTEAL welcomes a new member to the team. As an instructional technology trainer, George Warriner will be working with faculty to effectively integrate instructional technology into face-to-face and online classes. ... Read more (p.7, pdf file)

Upcoming Sessions

July 17
Integration of Open Educational Resources (OERs) into your Online, Hybrid, and Traditional Classes

1 - 2:15 p.m.    Kearns 210 | For more info »

July 18
Establishing an Online Instructor Presence

9 - 10:30 a.m.   Kearns 210 | For more info »

July 18
Group Work and Quality Feedback Made Simple with Microsoft OneNote Class Notebook

Noon - 12:50 p.m.    Kearns 210 | For more info »

July 19
Aligning Assessments to Student Learning Outcomes

1 - 1:50 p.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.