Newsletter: November 2018

Thank you!

At your Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, we have a lot to be thankful for. We are especially thankful for you, our ERAU-W faculty. We are inspired by your commitment to excellence in the classroom, your dedication to student success, and your desire to learn new things. This month, we have some opportunities for you to continue to hone your teaching practice and connect with others around the world: 

  • Plan to participate in the OLC Accelerate Virtual Conference.
  • Attend the “Globalizing Your Classroom” Webinar with ERAU-W faculty presenters.
  • Engage with your peers in one of our online discussions.
  • Join us for RCTLE Office Hours.
  • Schedule an Individual Consultation to chat about your specific course. 

Attend the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Accelerate Conference Virtually for Free!

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Can’t make it to Orlando for the conference?  You’re in luck! Your RCTLE has secured a virtual registration for you to attend any of the streamed sessions. The conference will run Wednesday, November 14th through Friday, November 16th. 

There are nearly 100 streamed sessions to choose from.  To help you make your selection, each day we will post an announcement with some of our top picks. Feel free to review the entire as well.

If you are interested in attending this conference virtually, please email rctle@erau.edu for registration information. If you’d like a calendar reminder, visit our Events page.


Globalizing Your Classroom – Worldwide Faculty Session

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Each year, the Daytona Beach ERAU Campus celebrates International Education Week. This year, the Worldwide Campus is participating as well! As part of International Education Week, RCTLE is hosting a session on the topic of “Globalizing Your Classroom” with faculty presenters from all three Worldwide Colleges:

  • Dr. Kelly George, College of Arts and Sciences – Considering Context in Course Content
  • Chris Janke, College of Aeronautics – Group Projects in the International Classroom
  • Dr. Robin Roberts, College of Business – Working with Non-Native English Speakers

This session will be held Thursday, November 15th at 11 am ET in the International Education Week EagleVision Room. When joining the session, please log in as a guest.

Please come support the Worldwide Campus and your faculty colleagues at this great event! To add this session to your calendar, visit the Events page.


Teaching and Learning Resources

There is so much information available for instructors.  In this month’s discussion, please share some of the teaching and learning resources you find most helpful as you teach ERAU-W courses and support students. Be sure to check in early and often to see what great gems your colleagues around the world are sharing as well.


It’s time to chat!

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We will hold our last office hours of 2018 on Wednesday, November 28th @ 11 AM ET. Please join us as we discuss how you can implement some of your great ideas in your next ERAU-W course. 

Does this time not work for you? That’s okay! Please email us to schedule an individual consultation.