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Faculty Fellows

Photo of 2004-05 Faculty Fellows
Pictured l-r: Dr. Eileen Meagher, English; Charles Hart, Walker Teaching Resource Center; Dr. Cecelia Wigal, Engineering; Dr. Karen Adsit, director, Walker Teaching Resource Center; Dr. Bento Lobo, Accounting and Finance; Dr. Richard Metzger, Psychology; Chaleeta Arender, graduate assistant; and Christine Ryan, Library. Not pictured: Dr. Clint Smullen, of the Center of Excellence for Computer Applications, the program sponsor



New TLT Fellows named at UTC

The UTC Center of Excellence for Computer Applications (CECA) and the Walker Teaching Resource Center at UTC are pleased to announce the selection of the 2004-05 Teaching, Learning & Technology (TLT) Faculty Fellows. They are Dr. Bento Lobo (Accounting and Finance), Dr. Eileen Meagher (English), Dr. Richard Metzger (Psychology), Christine Ryan (Library) and Dr. Cecelia Wigal (Engineering), Chaleeta Arender, graduate student.

The TLT Faculty Fellows Program encourages the development of faculty experts in a variety of teaching, learning and technology topics and issues. Faculty Fellows serve as models to other UTC faculty on the use of effective teaching and learning strategies. They also provide support to faculty in the CECA Computer Curricular Integration Lab (CCI Lab) and the Walker Teaching Resource Center.

Faculty participants will explore the following topics:

Dr.Bento Lobo : “Developing and Implementing Case Studies that Incorporate Community Resources”

Dr. Eileen Meagher : “Student Expression of the Language of Theory”

Dr. Richard Metzger , “Assessment of Activity-based Assignments”

Christine Ryan , “Models for Online Tutorials”

Dr. Cecelia Wigal , “Building a Knowledge-base Tool to Manage and Share Course and Curriculum Information”

For more information, please contact Dr. Karen Adsit, Director of the Walker Teaching Resource Center.

Overall, the program is designed to help selected faculty to:

  • Broaden research skills into the area of scholarship of teaching,
  • Develop skills in instructional and curriculum design,
  • Prepare and facilitate seminars for the UTC campus on issues and topics related to the scholarship of teaching, learning, and technology,
  • Develop skills with software tools to design meaningful integration of technology into the classroom,
  • Provide support for activities in the CECA CCI Lab and the Walker Teaching Resource Center , and
  • Serve as visible and exemplary models of teaching and technology integration in the curriculum.