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Attention - Upcoming Webinars for Teaching Excellence Certificate!

The library will be hosting two faculty webinars about incorporating open educational resources (OERs) and library materials into courses. These webinars can be counted towards earning the 2023-2024 TEC Teaching Excellence Certificate.

Open Books, Open Doors: A Primer on OERs

Thursday, February 29, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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Join Collections & Online Resources Librarian Jennifer Jeffers for an introductory webinar on finding and using open educational resources and library materials in your courses. Get your questions answered and discover how these resources can enhance teaching, promote student engagement, and make higher education more equitable and affordable to meet the needs of the times.


Diving into OERs: Insights from Fellow Faculty

Tuesday, March 19, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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Join the library for an online discussion about open educational resources led by your peers. Spalding faculty panelists will share the advantages and challenges of integrating OERs and library materials into your classes and provide practical advice for adding these resources to your pedagogical practice. There will also be time for questions from attendees.

Textbook & Academic Authors Association: About TAA

The Textbook & Academic Authors Association


The Textbook & Academic Authors Association is the premier community for authors of textbooks, scholarly journal articles and books. Our mission is to provide our members with the support they need to succeed in their writing pursuits. 

TAA provides comprehensive resources, events and networking opportunities, and other support to address the unique challenges that come with writing textbooks and academic articles and books.   

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Teaching Excellence Certificate Requirements

DOE Requirements for Distance Learning

DOE Requirements for Distance Learning: Making Interaction Regular and Substantive 

Dr. Donna Elkins, Associate Dean of Online Programs

CTL Mission Statement

Spalding University's Center for Teaching & Learning has been established to enhance teaching and learning for the diverse Spalding University community through formal and informal opportunities to connect resources and individuals with the goal of promoting self-efficacy for teaching, scholarship, and service.

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