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Pilot Implementation and the Development of UNCW's Quality Enhancement Plan

Students are increasing their confidence level as learners and instructors are gaining arewarding teaching environment

After extensive planning, ETEAL was chosen as UNCW's Quality Enhancement Plan. Below are the results of ETEAL's Pilot proposal and Implementation:

Past ETEAL-Supported Pedagogy Intiatives

Spring 2013

    • Stacy Mitchell (CSB) in class OPS 370 Principles of Operations Management
    • Patricia White (SON) in class NUR 401 Pediatric and Community Nursing
    • Darwin Dennison (HAHS) and Michele Parker (WCE) in classes HEA 207 Nutrition and Behavior and HEA 466 Introduction to Therapeutic Nutrition
    • Tony Atkins (ENG) in class ENG 204 Introduction to Professional Writing
    • Steve Elliott and Sue Combs (HAHS) in classes PED 387  Teaching Secondary Physical Education and PED/EXS 415 Adapted Physical Education
    • Kevin Kiser (BIO) in class BIO 491 Directed Individual Study
    • Kae Livsey and Kathleen Ennen (SON) NUR 404 Health Policy
    • Tricia Kelley (GAG) in class GLY 337 Invertebrate Paleontology
    • Rebecca Warfield (ENG) in class ENG 290 Themes in Literature: Sustainability

Fall 2012

    • Darwin Dennison (HAHS) in class HEA 207 Nutrition and Behavior
    • Kristen DeVall (SOC/CRM) in class SOC/CRM 300 Research Methods
    • Kathleen Ennen (SON) in class NUR 404 Health Policy
    • Jennifer Horan (PIA) and Kate Bruce (PSY & HON) in class HON 110 First Year Seminar
    • Michele Parker (WCE) in class EDN 642 Research II
    • Colleen Reilly (ENG) in class ENG 313 Writing about Science
    • Shannon Santana (SOC/CRM) in class CRM 490 Criminal Justice Practicum
    • Michelle Scatton-Tessier (FLL & WST) in class WST 490 Women’s Studies Internship
    • Rajni Shankar-Brown (WCE) in class EDN 355 Language Arts Methods
    • Patricia White (SON) in class NUR 401 Pediatric and Community Nursing
    • Art Frampton (BIO) collaborative DIS with team of faculty and students  pursuing common research question
    • Kae Livsey (SON) community nursing service learning projects

News Archive

Past ALTC Newsletters

Past Articles and Stories

Archived Forms and other Resources

RFP Forms and Instructions

SURCA Forms and Instructions

Call for Faculty Fellows

Old Events and Contests

UNCW QEP Documents

SACS guides and Documentation

Examples of QEPs at other Institutions

Past Events

Academic Year 2013-2014

Fall 2013 ETEAL Events

Date Event Location/Facilitator
July 29-30, 2013 ETEAL Summer Institute McNeil Hall Room 1051, Roseanna Ross and Pati Clayton
August 8, 2013 ETEAL-Funded Initiatives Proposal Workshop

CTE Conference Room, Jess Boersma, Diana Ashe, Paul Townend, Carrie Clements

September 12, 2013 ETEAL-Funded Initiatives Kick-Off Event McNeil Hall Room 1051, Jacquelyn Lee and Kristen DeVall
October 3, 2013 ETEAL-Funded Initiatives Proposal Workshop CTE Conference Room, Kristen DeVall, Linda Siefert, Jess Boersma, Diana Ashe, Paul Townend, Carrie Clements, Jimmy Reeves

Academic Year 2012-2013

Spring 2013 ETEAL Events

Date Event Location/Facilitator
January 30, 2013 Making Grading Aspirational: Student Motivation & Applied Learning 2:00 – 3:00 CTE conference room: Colleen Reilly, Tony Atkins & Jess Boersma (facilitators)
February 13, 2013 Research and Applied Learning: Intellectual Property & Ethics

1:00 – 2:00 CTE conference room, Colleen Reilly and Jess Boersma (facilitators)

March 20, 2013 Foundational Knowledge & Interdisciplinarity: An Applied Learning & Teaching Community Forum 4:00-5:00 CTE conference room, Jess Boersma (facilitator)
April 17, 2013 Managing Group Projects to Maximize Learning & Minimize Chaos An Applied Learning & Teaching Community Forum 2:00-3:00 CTE conference room, Art Frampton (facilitator)

Fall 2012 ETEAL Events

Date Event Title Location/Facilitators
August 8, 2012 The Engaged Teaching Institute at New Faculty Orientation

CTE conference room. Facilitated by Diana Ashe and Jess Boersma

September 12, 2012

“Engaging Students through Intention and Reflective Practice.”

CTE conference room, Facilitated by Jess Boersma, Colleen Reilly, and Kate Bruce
September 15, 2012

“Enhancing Student Engagement: Applied Learning for Language Learners at UNCW”

CTE Conference room, Facilitated by Jess Boersma, panelists: Marianella Jara, Amrita Das, Scott Juall, Valerie Rider, and Amanda Boomershine

September 21, 2012 Welcome event for Applied Teaching and Learning Community Randall Auditorium, ALTC Fellows
October 17, 2012

Workshop: “Simulations, Games, and Other Virtual Teaching Tools”

CTE conference room, facilitated by Jeremy Tirrell, Colleen Reilly, and Jess Boersma
October 24, 2012

ALTC Community Event: “Your Courses, Your Materials: Finding Opportunities

for Applied Learning”

CIS 1007, facilitated by Jess Boersma

November 9, 2012

ALTC Community Event: “Challenges in Working with Students in Applied Learning Experiences”

FSC Wrightsville Beach Room 2017, facilitated by ALTC Fellows
November 14, 2012

Workshop: “The Group DIS: Collaboration and Sustainability”

CTE conference room, facilitated by Art Frampton, Lynn Mollenauer, Jess Boersma, and Colleen Reilly
November 29, 2012 ETEAL Nursing Reflective Project McNeill Hall, 1051
December 6, 2012 CTE Event: “Celebrating Teaching with Provost Battles”

12:00 PM

Located in Clock Tower Lounge

Summer 2012 ETEAL Events

Date Event Title Location/Facilitators
July 30, 2012 Applied Learning Summer Institute: Good Practices in Experimental Education

Dr. Roseanna Ross Professor of Communication Studies, St. Cloud University

July 31, 2012

Applied Learning Summer Institute: Critical Reflection

Dr. Patti Clayton Senior Scholar, Center for Service and Learning, Indiana University; Founding Director, Center for Excellence in Curricular Engagement, NC State
August 1, 2012

Participant Open Discussion and Exchange

Members of the ETEAL Taskforce

Academic Year 2011-2012

Date Event Title Times
January 18-19, 2012 QEP Focus Groups

January 18: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

January 19: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

December 8-9, 2012

QEP Student Focus Groups

December 8:

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

December 8:


December 9:
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

December 9:
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

December 9:
3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

September 27, 2011

QEP Open Forums (View Flyer)

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Location: EB 162

September 28, 2011 QEP Open Forums

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Location: McNeill Hall 1051

October 3, 2011 QEP Open Forums 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Location: EB 162

Academic Year 2010-2011

Date Event Title Times
May 10, 2011 QEP Finalist Celebration

4:00pm, Clock Tower Lounge

February 24-25, 2011 QEP Pre-Proposal Workshop 1:00-3:00pm, Social & Behavioral Sciences Building, Room 215
February 10, 2011 Town Hall Event  
January 19-28, 2011 Focus Group Meetings

January 19, 2:00-4:00pm, Cape Fear Room

January 20, 9:30-11:30am, Cape Fear Room

January 24, 9:00-11:00am, Masonboro Island Room

January 25, 2:00-4:00pm, Masonboro Island Room

January 28, 10:00am-12:00pm, Masonboro Island Room

November 10-30, 2010 QEP Fall Forums

November 10, 1:30-3:00pm, EB 162

November 15, 10:00-11:00am

November 18, 9:30-11:00am, Nursing Building Auditorium

November 30, 2:00-3:30pm, Nursing Building Auditorium

November 17, 2010 QEP STudent Forum  

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