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Working With Veteran Students

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Veterans make up a unique segment of the SPC student population. Veterans are desirable students because they are usually older and more disciplined. But teaching veterans can also make an instructor a little uncomfortable. How do you challenge students who have lived through their experiences?

Today CETL talks with Jeff Cavanagh, […]

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The Study Of Life Includes The Self

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Dr. Meg DelgatoWe continue our review of the 2012-2013 CETL grants with a report from Dr. Mel Delgato (Biology Chair, Tarpon) on uncovering students strengths and weaknesses to help them prepare in furthering their science careers.

Describe your project.

I asked for […]

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Rise To The Challenge!

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As we head into the new school year, you may have heard a daunting challenge! Higher education is always charged to be creative and innovative when challenges arise. Jeff Kolnick, professor at professor of history at Southwest Minnesota State University, calls for courage and daring in this recent […]

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Six Survival Tips For The Semester!

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The Scream, Edvard Munch, 1893

The start of the new school year is always an exciting time filled with heady possibilities. But, whether you’re new or returning for the umpteenth semester, it can also be a scary moment as you contemplate both […]

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4th Annual CETL All Adjunct Day

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Your CETL team put together a robust agenda specifically for adjunct faculty on Saturday, August 3rd on the Clearwater campus in the new ES building. Only 100 slots were available for this forum, but others will be held throughout the upcoming school year. Scroll down to see all the fun and keep an eye out […]

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How to Teach – Evaluating Students

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As you lead the class through whatever presentation or practice you’ve planned to meet your objective, you need to check for comprehension. Are your practices generating the desired outcome?

It makes sense to assess student learning as you go, so you have time […]

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Writing with Integrity Symposium 2013

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St. Petersburg College in partnership with The Poynter Institute presents Writing with Integrity from Noise to Knowledge: Making the Transition across DisciplinesAgenda

Wednesday, May 29
videos courtesy of Stephen McFadden

9:00 Welcome: Dr. Rich Mercadante, SPC
FGO Senate President

9:15-10:30 Keynote speaker […]

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